Paul Schneider completes the cast of Straight White Men on Broadway

Straight White Men begins performances at The Hayes Theater on June 29, 2018.

Paul Schneider

Paul Schneider is set to make his Broadway debut in Second Stage Theater's upcoming production of Young Jean Lee's Straight White Men, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, which will begin previews at the Hayes Theater on June 29, 2018, ahead of an official opening on July 23 and a limited engagement through to September 9, 2018.

Mr. Schneider takes on the role of Matt, completing the cast and joining previously announced cast members Armie Hammer (as Drew), Emmy Award winner Tom Skerritt (as Ed), Golden Globe and two-time Emmy Award nominee Josh Charles (as Jake), Kate Bornstein (as Person In Charge #1), and Ty Defoe (as Person In Charge #2).

Alongside Mr. Schneider, Straight White Men also marks the Broadway debuts for Mr. Hammer, Mr. Charles, Ms. Bornstein and Mr. Defoe.

Paul Schneider's screen credits include "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," ""Water for Elephants," "Elizabeth Town," "All the Real Girls," "Lars & the Real Girl," “Parks & Recreation” and “The Newsroom,” among others.

Synopsis: "It's Christmas Eve, and Ed has gathered his three adult sons to celebrate with matching pajamas, trash-talking, and Chinese takeout. But when a question they can't answer interrupts their holiday cheer, they are forced to confront their own identities. Straight White Men takes a hilariously ruthless look at the classic American father-son drama. This is one white Christmas like you've never seen before."

The creative team features scenic design by Todd Rosenthal, costume design by Suttirat Larlab, lighting design by Donald Holder, sound design by M.L. Dogg, and choreography by Faye
Driscoll.

Young Jean Lee will make history as the first female Asian-American playwright to ever be produced on Broadway.

Straight White Men Tickets are available now for performances from June 29 through to September 9, 2018.

(Photo courtesy of Polk & Co.)