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Anna Chlumsky, Adam Pally, and More Introduce Cardinal at Second Stage

Greg Pierce debuts his latest play about clashing cultures in America.

Greg Pierce brings his new play Cardinal to Second Stage for its world-premiere production, directed by Kate Whoriskey. Anna Chlumksy stars as Lydia, a woman who concocts a plan to reinvigorate her failing Rust Belt town. But when another entrepreneur co-opts the scheme for his own benefit, a cultural and economic rivalry ensues. TheaterMania chatted with Pierce, Whoriskey, and the rest of the cast, who gave us a look inside the brand-new play and its increasingly timely themes.