The play centers on a once promising novelist, who has written a memoir focusing on an explosive chapter in her family's history. The cast also includes Stockard Channing, Stacy Keach, Judith Light, and Justin Kirk. Joe Mantello has directed the production.
Marvel won Obie Awards for her performances in Hedda Gabler, A Streetcar Named Desire, Therese Raquin and Misalliance. Her prior Broadway credits include Top Girls, Seascape, An American Daughter, and Taking Sides.