Anais Nin Postcard
Nylda Mark as Cleopatra Photo by Jody Christopherson
Madalyn McKay as Queen Victoria, Nylda Mark as Cleopatra and Amanda Jones as Anais Nin_Photo by Jody
Hydra_Photo by Jody Christopherson
Mel House as Heloise, Amanda Jones as Anais, Nylda Mark as Cleopatra_Photo by Jody Christopherson
James Edward Becton as Antony and Nylda Mark as Cleopatra_Photo by Jody Christopherson_2
Mle Chester as Andromeda and Mel House as Heloise_Photo by Jody Christopherson_5
Mel House as Heloise, Amanda Jones as Anais_Photo by Jody Christopherson
Amanda Jones as Anais Nin_Photo by Jody Christopherson


Written by David Stallings

Directed by Antonio Miniño
Performances at The Theater at the 14th St. Y October 14 - 29, 2016



Starring James Edward Becton*, Mlé Chester, Mel House*, Amanda Jones*, Richard Lindenfelzer, Nylda Mark*, Madalyn McKay, Hannah Seusy, and Stephanie Willing.


Anaïs Nin Goes to Hell is an existential comedy centered around some of the most powerful and memorable women of history (Queen Victoria, Cleopatra, Andromeda, Heloise, Joan of Arc) as they wait on an island in the river Styx for the final leg of their soul’s journey to eternal peace or damnation. Their monotonous afterlife is shaken up when women’s lib icon and erotica writer Anaïs Nin arrives at the island planting seeds of change.


Executive Producer: Martha Goode

Scenic Designer: Blair Mielnik

Lighting Designer: Dan Gallagher

Costume Designer: Izzy Fields

Sound Designer: Martha Goode

Line producer: Collin Bradley

Production Stage Manager: Rachel Denise April

Publicist: Katie Rosin - Kampfire PR. 



          *member Actors Equity Association



An earlier version of the play received a workshop production as part the 2008 New York International Fringe Festival. Winner of the 2nd Biennial Arthur W. Stone New Play Award - Louisiana Tech University; winner of the 1st Prize Boston Theatre Works - 2007 UnBound Festival; Semi-finalist 2008 Princess Grace Awards. Selected as Best Script, Best Leading Actress, and Best Supporting Actress in the 2008 Best of’s Best of FringeNYC