The Grand Picture Gallery at Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown has served as a backdrop for the HBO miniseries “The Gilded Age.” Now it’s the setting for M&M Performing Arts Company’s production of the Arthur Miller classic “The Price,” which will be performed Fridays through Sundays, March 4 through 20.
“The Price” considers both the price of family heirlooms and the price some members pay when they remain as caretakers and others leave.
When the Great Depression cost his family their fortune, Victor Franz (Michael Muldoon, Yorktown Heights) gave up his dream of higher education to support his father. Three decades later, Victor has returned to his childhood home to sell the remainder of his parents’ estate.
Victor’s wife Esther (Melinda O’Brien, Yorktown Heights, who also directed the play), his estranged brother Walter (Richard Troiano, Monroe), a wealthy surgeon who left to pursue his own ambitions, and second-hand furniture appraiser Gregory Solomon (Bruce Apar, Yorktown Heights) all arrive with their own perspectives, forcing Victor to question the true value of his sacrifice.
The stage managers are Emmy Schwartz and Nan Weiss (both of Briarcliff Manor).
Tickets are $45 for all seats, which must be purchased in advance, either at Lyndhurst.org or at 1-888-718-4253, option 1. (Additional fees apply on phone orders.) Parking is free. All ticket holders must show proof of vaccination and booster, if eligible, and must wear a mask. No one under 12 will be admitted. (These requirements may be amended per CDC, New York state and Broadway Covid-19 guidelines.)
Lyndhurst, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is a Gothic Revival estate on the banks of the Hudson River, 635 South Broadway (Route 9). For more, call 914-631-4481.