The New York premiere of Eternal Equinox a play set in 1923 by Joyce Hokin Sachs based on two of Britain’s important artists from the Bloomsburg Group, Duncan Grant (Michael Gabriel Goodfriend) and Vanessa Bell (Hollis McCarthy), opened on March 12, 2012 at 59E59 Theaters. The drama directed by Kevin Cochran chronicles the erotic relationship of the two painters and the events surrounding a visit to their summer home by the handsome mountaineer George Mallory. The story is based on true events surround the stormy relationship of Vanessa, who was Virginia Woolf’s sister, and Duncan, who was considered controversial not only for his art, but also his active homosexuality.
Photography: Barry Gordin
The award winning play arrives in New York thanks to the Grove Theater Center in Los Angeles after debuting at their home theater in Burbank a few years ago.
Eternal Equinox will run for a limited engagement through Saturday, March 31. The performance schedule is Tuesday – Thursday at 7:30 pm; Friday at 8:30pm; and Sunday at 3:30 pm. Tickets are $25 ($17.50 for 59E59 members) and can be purchased from Ticket Central at 212-279-4200 or go to ww.59e59.org.
59E59 Theaters is located at 59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues.
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