When it comes to celebrity, people tend to get excited
and push and shove and even pay (pinkie swear) for prime viewing spots/shots.. So when the 14-year old, my husband and I exited the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre after a Saturday matinee last month, rather than hit the sidewalk and proceed on our merry way, we found ourselves corraled into a rectangular formation of metal barriers, in place to ogle over the actors as they, too, exited.
The Arthur Miller play closes it’s Broadway run on January 11. Cast members include John Lithgow (Joe Keller), Diane Wiest, (Kate Keller), Patrick Wilson (Chris Keller) and Katie Holmes (Ann Deaver).
We three enjoyed the performance, it’s poignant truths and a reference to the inherent value of General Motors stock. Although the preliminary instruction from the stage tells the audience it is “set in our era,” the play was written in 1947 at a time when a GM share would have been worth tk compared to today’s value of 4.13 +0.19 (4.82%) Jan 7, 4:00PM EST
Suffice it to say, when in Rome post-theatre, I snapped away and this is what I got…