Based on Henry James’ novel, Washington Square, The Heiress follows the dramatic coming of age tale of Catherine Sloper, the daughter of a prominent doctor in New York whose grief taints his ability to form meaningful relationships with others. When a poor but charming young man claims to be in love with Catherine, Dr. Sloper does everything he can to stop their engagement for fear that the man is only after Catherine’s grand inheritance. Will Dr. Sloper convince Catherine that her fiance is not truly in love with her? Will Catherine elope and forfeit her inheritance for true love? Come find out at the Gaston Christian Players’ final play of the season!