THE CRADLE WILL ROCK

March 21 – May 19, 2019
at the Lynn F. Angelson Theater
A PLAY IN MUSIC BY MARC BLITZSTEIN
DIRECTED BY JOHN DOYLE
RUNNING TIME: 90 MINS, NO INTERMISSION

ALTOGETHER WONDERFUL! The uniformly excellent cast… all sing about corruption and hope, social acceptance and marginalization, with deep feeling and humor.” – Hilton Als, The New Yorker

In Steeltown, USA, laborer Larry Foreman struggles to unionize fellow steel workers against mounting attacks from a greedy industrialist, who uses his power to influence nearly everyone else in town. Marc Blitzstein’s play in music, created through the Federal Theater Project, was famously shut down on the eve of opening night by federal authorities fearing its pro-labor stance.


Classic Perspectives – May 14, 2019*

(Labor and Union Talkback)
Join us for a post-show conversation with Steven Greenhouse (Former Labor Reporter for The New York Times) and Kate Shindle (actor and President of Actors’ Equity) as they discuss how labor and union movements relate to The Cradle Will Rock.

Future Classic Night – May 16, 2019*

As part of our new Future Classic Membership program, we will host Future Classic Nights, which are exclusive post-show receptions specifically for young audience members ages 21-35. This event includes wine, snacks, and an opportunity to chat with some of CSC’s artists and staff. We are kicking off our first Future Classic Night a little early with a special post-show reception after THE CRADLE WILL ROCK on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 7:00PM! To buy the $35 tickets to attend this event, use the code: “CRADLE35”. You can purchase tickets online, over-the-phone at (212-677-4210 x10), or in person at the CSC Box Office.

Classic Conversations – May 19, 2019*


Get tickets to our 2PM performance of The Cradle Will Rock and join us afterwards for this special event!
Purchase tickets HERE.

*All tickets are subject to a $2.00 facility fee. Additional fees may apply.

As we continue our Go-Green initiative this season,
we will now provide digital copies of our PROGRAMS:

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