Richard Chamberlain fans: Dr. Kildare himself will be starring as Dr. Austin Sloper in a production of “The Heiress” starting today at the Pasadena Playhouse. Heather Tom and Julia Duffy star alongside Chamberlain in the show, which runs from April 24 – May 20, 2012.
Here’s a description of the play from the Pasadena Playhouse website:
“Catherine Sloper, who stands to inherit a fortune from her ailing physician father, is a plain-looking young woman living under his malevolent scrutiny, as well as his well-meaning but cold-hearted demeanor. Dr. Sloper disapproves of Catherine’s passionate suitor Morris Townsend, certain that the penniless young man has proposed marriage to win Catherine’s inheritance. Catherine’s too much in love to consider this potential betrayal, and when circumstances lead her to misinterpret Morris’s intentions, THE HEIRESS reaches an unforgettable conclusion that brilliantly supports the richly psychological nuance brought to the preceding romance.”
Chamberlain talks about playing Dr. Kildare in his 2012 Archive interview. Let us know how Dr. Sloper compares!
For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.
Watch Richard Chamberlain’s full Archive interview here.