Performance

Staged Reading

Racine’s Phèdre

Starring Jennifer Ehle, David Strathairn, and Mister Fitzgerald

In Person & Livestreamed
Monday, February 20, 2023
7:30pm

FIAF Florence Gould Hall

Rediscover this timeless French classic updated for modern audiences. Tony Award winner Jennifer Ehle brings new understanding to the complex character of Phèdre, a model mother and devoted wife whose desire for her maturing stepson becomes all-consuming. Mister Fitzgerald and David Strathairn play her stepson and husband respectively. Lanise Antoine Shelley directs a new translation by Rob Melrose.