Stephanie J. Block, Linda Lavin & more to star in The Bedwetter at Atlantic Theater Company

The world premiere of Sarah Silverman's The Bedwetter is set to begin performances on April 25, 2020, at the Linda Gross Theater.

Stephanie J. Block & Linda Lavin

Atlantic Theater Company has revealed initial casting for the hotly anticipated world premiere musical The Bedwetter, which is scheduled to begin previews at the Linda Gross Theater on April 25, 2020, ahead of an official opening on May 20 and a limited run through June 14, 2020.

The principal cast will include Stephanie J. Block, who was last seen on the New York stage in her Tony Award-winning role in The Cher Show, as Beth Ann and Tony Award winner Linda Lavin as Nana, alongside Sami Bray and Zoe Glick (as Sarah), Ashley Blanchet (as Miss New Hampsire), Rick Crom (as Dr. Riley), Darren Goldstein (as Donald), Taylor Paige Henderson (as Sarah’s classmate), Charlotte MacLeod (as Abby), Ellyn Marie Marsh (as Mrs. Dembo), Charlie Pollock (as Dr. Grimm), and Emily Zimmerman (as Laura). Additional casting will be announced shortly.

The Bedwetter is based on two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman's bestselling memoir of the same name. The tuner features a book by Ms. Silverman and Drama Desk Award winner Joshua Harmon, music by Grammy & two-time Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Adam Schlesinger, and lyrics by Ms. Silverman and Mr. Schlesinger.

Synopsis: "Meet Sarah. She's funny. She's dirty. She's 10. And she's got a secret that you'll never guess (unless you read the title)."

As previously reported, Obie and Lucille Lortel Award winner Anne Kauffman is set to direct the world premiere musical and the newly announced creative team also features choreography by David Neumann, music direction by Henry Aronson, music contraction by Dean Sharenow, scenic design by Laura Jellinek, costume design by Kaye Voyce, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Kai Harada, and projection design by Lucy Mackinnon.

(Photo courtesy of Boneau/Bryan-Brown)