Suzanne Bertish stars in the Classic Stage Company production of David Ives' The Heir Apparent.
Suzanne Bertish stars in the Classic Stage Company production of David Ives' The Heir Apparent, directed by John Rando.
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Classic Stage Company has announced that its production of David Ives' The Heir Apparent, adapted from the play by Jean-François Regnard, will extend through May 11 at CSC. John Rando directs.

In this comedy, young Eraste has it all: good looks, a beautiful fiancée, and a huge inheritance from an ancient uncle. Unfortunately, the uncle won't die, and he intends to marry Eraste's fiancée.

The Heir Apparent features Suzanne Bertish (Madame Argante), Carson Elrod (Crispin), Claire Karpen (Lisette), Amelia Pedlow (Isabelle), David Pittu (Scruple), Dave Quay (Eraste), and Paxton Whitehead (Geronte).

The production features set design by John Lee Beatty, costumes by David C. Woolard, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, and sound design by Nevin Steinberg.

Classic Stage Company is committed to reimagining the classical repertory for contemporary American audiences. Founded in 1967, the company aims to use works of the past as a way to engage with the issues of today.

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