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Annette Bening & Tracy Letts will return to Broadway to star in All My Sons
The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons begins performances at the American Airlines Theatre on April 4, 2019.
Golden Globe winner and Oscar, Tony & Emmy Award nominee Annette Bening and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts are set to return to the Broadway stage! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a new Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Tony Award winner Gregory Mosher, which is scheduled to begin previews at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre on April 4, 2019. An official opening is set for April 22, with a limited engagement running through to June 23, 2019.
All My Sons is widely considered as the play that launched Arthur Miller as the moral voice of the American Theater.
Synopsis: "In the aftermath of WWII, the Keller family struggles to stay intact and to fight for their future when a long-hidden secret threatens to emerge—forcing them to reckon with greed, denial, repentance, and post-war disenchantment across generations."
Annette Bening is a widely-celebrated film star, who hasn't appeared on the Broadway stage since her Tony-nominated Broadway debut in Coastal Disturbances over three decades ago. She played Holly Dancer in the play's premiere from February to August 1987. On the silver screen, she has received four Academy Award nominations for her performances in "The Kids Are All Right" (in 2011), "Being Julia" (in 2005), "American Beauty" (in 2000), and "The Grifters" (in 1991). She has also won two Golden Globes and earned a further six Golden Globe nominations. Other notable film credits include "Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool," "20th Century Women," "Running with Scissors," "Mars Attacks!," "The American President," and "Bugsy," and "The Great Outdoors." On television, she earned an Emmy Award nomination in 2006 for her performance as Jean Harris in HBO's "Mrs. Harris."
Tracy Letts is the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright behind August: Osage County. He is also a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his plays The Minutes and Man from Nebraska. As an actor, Mr. Letts has previously appeared on the Broadway stage as Bob Jones in The Realistic Joneses in 2014 and as George in Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf? from 2012 to 2013, winning a Tony Award for the latter. His recent film appearances include "The Post," "Lady Bird," and "The Big Short," and on TV, he has appeared as Jack Novack on USA Network's "The Sinner," as Nick on HBO's "Divorce," and as Andrew Lockhart on Showtime's "Homeland."
Ms. Bening and Mr. Letts will be taking on the roles of Kate Keller and Joe Keller, respectively, with additional casting and creative team information to be announced at a later date.
(Annete Bening photo by Jon Rou / Tracy Letts photo by Jim Luning)