October 18th-December 18th, 2022

Sundays - 3 pm
Tuesdays - 7 pm
Wednesdays - 7 pm
Thursdays - 7 pm
Fridays - 8 pm
Saturdays - 2 pm and 8 pm


The Bloomberg Building
545 West 30th Street
New York, New York


$  56  +

For more information and tickets visit the The Shed website.


Alisha Bailey as Mariah Heller

David Bromley as Stamford Fergus

Ralph Fiennes as Robert Moses

Andrew Lewis as Lewis Mumford

Alana Maria as Shirley Hayes

Guy Paul as Henry Vanderbilt

Krysten Peck as Carole Ames

Judith Roddy as Finnuala Connell

Helen Schlesinger as Jane Jacobs

Adam Silver as Ariel Porter


Directed by Nicholas Hytner and Jamie Armitage

Written by David Hare

Set and costume design by Bob Crowley

Lighting design by Jessica Hung Han Yun

Sound design by George Dennis

Music composition by George Fenton

Casting by Robert Sterne


A spokesperson describes the event as follows:

"...Straight Line Crazy delves into the questionable legacy of Robert Moses and his enduring impact on New York. The play presents an imagined retelling of the arc of Moses’s controversial career in two decisive moments: his rise to power in the late 1920s and the public outcry against the corrosive effects of that power in the mid-1950s..."

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