In an attempt to account for the family inheritance, the scion of a wealthy Buffalo, NY clan and her willful, college-aged son visit their long lost cousin Mary. The catch: Mary is living in an asylum for the wealthy insane, and has barely spoken in years, forcing mother and son to employ radical ends to get through.
Scenic Designer: John Lee Beatty
Costume Designer: Claudia Brown
Lighting Designer: Brian Aldous
Sound Designer: Jill B.C. DuBoff
Production Stage Manager: Janet Takami
Photos of (1) Mitchell Greenberg, Kristine Nielsen, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Michael Esper, and Sigourney Weaver; (2) Kristine Nielsen and Myra Lucretia Taylor; (3) Michael Esper and Sigourney Weaver; and (4) Sigourney Weaver and Kristine Nielsen by Joan Marcus.
VINTAGE GURNEY! SIGOURNEY WEAVER and KRISTINE NIELSEN serve their specialties with such gusto in CRAZY MARY, which features a breakout performance by the young MICHAEL ESPER. MS. WEAVER is expert in melding the airs of arrogance and apology while MS. NIELSEN touchingly signals the fear in her signature wild-eyed persona.—New York Times
WONDERFUL STUFF. SIGOURNEY WEAVER gives a priceless performance.—Journal News
DELECTABLY ENTERTAINING. A CERTIFIABLE FUN TIME. A.R. Gurney has created five rich and juicy characters and all are played wonderfully under director JIM SIMPSON.—NY Daily News
KRISTINE NIELSEN delivers an affecting TOUR-DE-FORCE.—Hartford Courant