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Congratulations to the Imagining Madoff Team for a


Click HERE for details on limited extension this October/November at The Lion Theatre @ Theatre Row

running march 1 - march 23, 2019

59e59 Theaters theater c

So engrossing and philosophically lively...exquisite.

- Rollo Romig, The New Yorker

Imagining Madoff is an outstanding piece of excellent and intriguing play...superb acting talents.

- Marina Kennedy, Broadway World

Photos by Jody Christopherson @redheadjody

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Check out Imagining Madoff in The New York Times

'The Week in Arts'

Anyone telling me that Kissel’s performance isn’t one of the absolute best on a Manhattan stage right now will have an argument on his or her hands.

David Finkle

New York Stage Review

Jeremiah Kissel swaggering in a power suit gleefully gives us the ballsy Madoff we desire ...Gerry Bamman is drolly commanding ...Jenny Allen is entrancing.”

Darryl Reilly

Obie-winning Deb Margolin's brainy take on the greatest financial swindler of our times...sharply directed by Jerry Heymann.”

Samuel Leiter

Theater Pizzazz


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Jeremiah Kissel* as Bernard Madoff

Gerry Bamman* as Solomon Galkin

Jenny Allen as A Secretary



*indicates member of Actors' Equity Association


Written by Deb Margolin

Directed by Jerry Heymann

Produced by Sarah Norris † & Michael Aguirre †

Scenic Design by Dara Wishingrad

Costume Design by Kara Branch

Lighting Design by Michael O'Connor †

Sound Design by Andy Evan Cohen †

Prop Design by Leila Ben-Abdallah 

Stage Management by Emma Burns

Assistant Stage Management by Linda Elizabeth

Technical Direction by TJ Craftsman 

Casting by Stephanie Yankwitt CSA, Margaret Dunn

and TBD Casting

Press Representation by Karen Greco

† indicates NLTP company member - click on name for more info

Imaginig Madoff photo by Jody Christophe

Full Cast & Creative Team of Imagining Madoff

Imagining Madoff finds Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff in prison, determined to control his own narrative for history as he dictates to a visiting biographer stories about his childhood, his family, women, money and an all-night meeting he had with Holocaust survivor and poet, Solomon Galkin. Considered both “intriguingly exercised” (Washington Post) and “rich with dramatic tension” (Tampa Bay Times), the play explores themes of greed, willful blindness to the truth, and the beauty and danger of absolute faith, either in God or in men.

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