The City of Conversation

Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater
150 W 65th St, New York, NY 10023
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

In 1979, Washington D.C. was a place where people actually talked to each other...where adversaries fought it out on the Senate floor and then smoothed it out over drinks and hors d'oeuvres. But it was all about to change.

In this play spanning 30 years and six presidential administrations, five-time Tony® nominee Jan Maxwell plays savvy and elegant Hester Ferris, the doyenne of Georgetown dinner parties whose influence in liberal politics is legendary. But when her beloved son suddenly turns up with an ambitious Reaganite girlfriend and a shocking new conservative world view, Hester must choose between preserving her family and defending the causes she's spent her whole life fighting for.

Don't miss this captivating, intimate and searing new family drama about just how deeply personal politics can be.

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NEWS

The City of Conversation, Starring Jan Maxwell, Extends at Lincoln Center One Last Time - Jun 11, 2014

Tony Nominee Jan Maxwell on Family, Politics, and The City of Conversation - Jun 7, 2014

Lincoln Center Extends Anthony Giardina's The City of Conversation at The Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater - May 8, 2014

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