Roundabout Theatre Company has set a Broadway production of Machinal, starring Rebecca Hall, fresh from Iron Man 3 and star of The Town and Frost/Nixon. Inspired by the infamous 1927 murder trial of Ruth Snyder, Machinal is a drama by American journalist and playwright Sophie Treadwell. Lyndsey Turner is directing. Previews begin December 20 and the show opens Thursday, January 16, 2014 at the American Airlines Theatre.