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The Ride Down Mt. Morgan

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The Ride Down Mt. Morgan

type:
Stage
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Frances Conroy, Patrick Stewart
director:
David Esbjornson
author:
2133

We gave it a B

One-liners, dream sequences, and panty jokes? Naturally, it’s an Arthur Miller play. But The Ride Down Mt. Morgan, the tale of a self-satisfied bigamist (Patrick Stewart) and his crumbling kingdom, has the guts of Salesman, the pious pitch of The Crucible, and a seriocomic identity all its own. Stewart is both despicable and immensely attractive; as his dueling wives, Frances Conroy and Katy Selverstone score with two of Miller’s juiciest female roles. B

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