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The Grand Inquisitor Tickets & Information

New York Theatre Workshop

79 East 4th Street

(Between 2nd Avenue and Bowery) 

New York NY 10003 View on map

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The Grand Inquisitor Summary

Renowned director Peter Brook (Marat/Sade, The Mahabharata) continues his long time collaboration with the renowned actor Bruce Myers (The Mahabharata, The Unbearable Lightness of Being) in Marie-Hélène Estienne’s (French version of Far Away) adaptation of the Inquisitor section of The Brothers Karamazov. Together, they bring Dostoyevsky’s chilling parable about the perversion of religious faith to life.

The Grand Inquisitor is a co-presentation with Theatre for a New Audience and New York Theatre Workshop.

The Grand Inquisitor Special Information

AfterWords (post-performance) discussions will take place on Tuesday, November 11 and Tuesday, November 19. TFANA Talks (free post-performance panel discussions with notable artists and scholars sponsored by Theatre For A New Audience) will take place on Saturday, November 1 after the 2pm performance, and Saturday, November 8 after the 2pm performance. Please visit www.nytw.org for participant list and more information.

The Grand Inquisitor Cast Members:

Bruce Myers, Jake Smith

The Grand Inquisitor Creative Team

Author: Adapted by Marie-Hélène Estienne from Dostoyevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov
Director: Peter Brook
Producer: New York Theatre Workshop & Theatre for a New Audience
Press Agent: Richard Kornberg & Associates

The Grand Inquisitor Quick Facts

Running Time:

55 minutes, with no intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

May be inappropriate for 16 and under.
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date Opening Date
October 22, 2008 October 29, 2008

Box Office Hours

Tue - Sat: 1PM - 6PM (When there is a performance: 1PM - Curtain)
Sun: Closed (When there is a performance: 1PM - Curtain)

Tickets can only be picked up at the Box Office on the same day as the performance.

Note: The Box Office is located in the New York Theatre Workshop, 79 East 4th Street and handles tickets for both NY Theatre Workshop and 4th Street Theatre.