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Gloria: A Life Reschedules January 19 Matinee in Solidarity With Women's March

Emily Mann’s play about the life of Gloria Steinem stars Christine Lahti.

Christine Lahti in Gloria: A Life.
Christine Lahti stars in Gloria: A Life.
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The currently running off-Broadway production of Gloria: A Life announced that it has rescheduled its January 19 matinee performance in solidarity with the Women's March on NYC. A performance has been added on January 20 at 7pm, and the production will perform as scheduled at 8pm on January 19.

Written by Emily Mann and directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus, Gloria: A Life follows the life and career of feminist activist Gloria Steinem. Act 1 focuses on Steinem's personal life and activism, and Act 2 is a talking circle in which the audience is invited to carry the themes of the play into a conversation of their own.

The production recently announced that Patricia Kalember (Power) will take on the role of Gloria Steinem on January 29. Christine Lahti will play her final performance in the role on January 27. The cast also features Brittany K. Allen, Joanna Glushak, Fedna Jacquet, Francesca Fernandez McKenzie, Patrena Murray, DeLanna Studi, and Liz Wisan.

Gloria: A Life opened on October 18, 2018, at the Daryl Roth Theatre and has been extended through March 31.