Brooke Astor's Last Affair

Book and Lyrics by Rachael Migler

Music by Eric Grunin

Synopsis: A daring, evocative fantasy, Brooke Astor's Last Affair tells the true story of the charismatic, complex dynamo who ruled New York high society and rebuilt much of the city with her fortune until she was betrayed by her only child and his wife, leading to disaster for the family and Manhattan’s splashiest criminal trial. With a lyrical, passionate score, the show reveals the rise and fall of one of America's most powerful, glamorous women and her quest to grow, love and forgive. Brooke comes to CMTF from festivals at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Emerging Artists Theater in New York. 

Dates and times

The Edge Theater


5451 N Broadway Ave

February 8 at 7 pm

February 10 at 6 pm

February 13 at 8 pm

February 16 at 3 pm

February 20 at 8 pm

Creative Team

Rachael Migler (Producer/Book/Lyrics)

Eric Grunin (Composer)

Nick Thornton (Director/Choreographer)

Jena Sugay (Associate Director)

Rachel Hoovler (Music Director)

Hannah Cremin (Stage Manager)

Jonathan Berg-Einhorn (Set Designer/Technical Director)

Christina Leinicke (Costume Designer)

Kate Lass (Fight Choreographer)


Christian Edwin Cook (Dryden)

Elijah Cox (Tony)  

Emily Hawkins (Defense)

Patrick Hill (Buddie)

Neill Kelly (Vincent)

Cash Maciel (Morrissey)

Marko McRae (Young Tony)

Kayla Muldoon (Rene)

Jordan Nazos (Understudy)

Sarah Ohlson (Brooke)

Britton Paige (Philip)

Sarah Schol (Mabel)  

Melanie Vitaterna (Prosecution)


Performing at The Edge Theater

Broadway: 5451 N Broadway St

Off Broadway: 1133 W Catalpa Ave

Chicago, IL

February 2020


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