Staged Reading

Racine’s Phèdre

Starring Jennifer Ehle, David Strathairn, and Mister Fitzgerald

In Person & Livestreamed
Monday, February 20, 2023

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.