Cynthia Nixon heads the cast of the New Group's production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Jay Presson Allen, adapted from the novel by Muriel Spark. Scott Elliott directs. In 1930s Scotland, the charismatic schoolteacher Jean Brodie seeks to mold a group of impressionable young girls in her own image. As the world hurtles towards war and fascism spreads across Europe, the power games between teacher and students turn dangerous. No perf. Thursday, November 23. Additional perf. Wednesday, November 22 at 2.