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Thursday, Nov 8, 2012

Review: Jessica Chastain as "The Heiress"

Review: Jessica Chastain as "The Heiress"

Jessica Chastain plays it dowdy and Dan Stevens is a malevolent seducer in an appealing, if not wholly satisfying revival of the 1947 play

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

Downton Abbey Heir to Court "The Heiress"

Downton Abbey Heir to Court "The Heiress"

In a new column for the U.K. press, "Downton Abbey" star Dan Stevens talks about leaving the "circus" on one side of the Atlantic for the calm before the storm in New York

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