In life, Veronica turned her back on religion – so why is she spending eternity in the netherworld with a Hindu spirit guide who calls her Miss Witherspoon? And why is she continually being sent back to earth to live lives she adamantly refuses to lead? Will she open herself up to enlightenment and learn her place in the world?
Miss Witherspoon is based on actual research conducted by the author in the netherworld. Or so he says.
Scenic Designer: David Korins
Costume Designer: Jess Goldstein
Lighting Designer: Jeff Croiter
Sound Designer: Darron L. West
Production Stage Manager: Alison Cote
Photos of (1) Mahira Kakkar, Jeremy Shamos, Kristine Nielsen, and Lynda Gravatt; (2) Kristine Nielsen and Lynda Gravatt; (3) Jeremy Shamos, Kristine Nielsen, and Colleen Werthmann; and (4) Jeremy Shamos and Kristine Nielsen by Joan Marcus.
Durang is an essential and affecting presence in the American theater.—Ben Brantley, New York Times