A Man For All Seasons announces full cast
Roundabout Theatre Company hase announced the full company joining 3-Time Tony Award Winner Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon, Fortune's Fool, Seascape) as 'Sir Thomas More' in a new Broadway production of Robert Boltï¿½s A Man For All Seasons, directed by Tony Award Winner Doug Hughes (Doubt).
The cast will include Hannah Cabel (Margaret More), Michael Esper (William Roper), Zach Grenier (Thomas Cromwell), Dakin Matthews (Cardinal Wolsey), George Morfogen (Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop), Patrick Page (King Henry VIII), Maryann Plunkett (Alice More), Michael Siberry (Duke of Norfolk), Jeremy Strong (Richard Rich), Charles Borland (Jailor), Peter Bradbury (Steward), Patricia Hodges (Woman), Triney Sandoval (Thomas Chapuys) and Emily Dorsch.
A Man For All Seasons will open at the American Airlines Theatre on 7 Oct 2008, following previews from 12 Sep, and will run play a a limited engagement through to 7 Dec 2008.
A Man For All Seasons is a timeless exploration of politics, religion and power. Robert Boltï¿½s classic drama is based on the fascinating true story of English Chancellor Sir Thomas More and his moral objection to King Henry VIIIï¿½s plan to leave the Catholic Church.
The design team will include Santo Loquasto (sets), Catherine Zuber (costumes) and David Lander (lights). Additional cast members and design team will be announced shortly.
The Drama premiered on Broadway in 1961 and won the Tony Award for Best Play. In 1966, the play was made into a feature film and went on to win six Oscars. This production marks the playï¿½s first Broadway revival!
Frank Langella returns to Broadway following his Tony winning role in 'Frost/Nixon' in 2007. Langella returns to Roundabout Theatre Company following the 1997 Off-Broadway production of C'yrano de Bergerac' in which he starred, directed and adapted the book. Other Roundabout productions include 'The Father' (1996) and 'The Tempest' (1989).
Hannah Cabel (Margaret More) is making her Broadway debut. she last appeared Off-Broadway in Manhattan Theatre Club's production of 'Pumpgirl'.
Michael Esper (William Roper) is making his Broadway debut, off-Broadway he recently appeared in Itamar Moses' 'The Four of Us' (MTC).
Zach Grenier's (Thomas Cromwell) Broadway credits include 'Voices in the Dark' (1999) and 'Mastergate' (1989).
Dakin Matthews' (Cardinal Wolsey) made his Broadway acting debut in 'Henry IV' (2003 revival).
George Morfogen's (Archbishop Thomas Cranmer) Broadway credits include 'Fortune's Fool' (2002), 'An Inspector Calls' (1994 revival), 'Arms and the Man' (1985 revival) and 'Kingdoms' (1981).
Patrick Page's (King Henry VIII) Broadway credits include: 'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' (2006, 2007), 'Julius Caesar' (2005 revival), 'The Lion King' (1997), 'Beauty and the Beast' (1994) and 'The Kentucky Cycle' (1993).
Maryann Plunkett (Alice More) won a Tony Award for her role as 'Sally Smith' in 'Me and My Girl' (1986), her other Broadway credits include 'Saint Joan' (1993 revival), 'The Seagull' (1992 revival), 'The Master Builder' (1992 revival), 'A Little Hotel on the Side' (1992 revival), 'The Crucible' (1991 revival), 'Sunday in the Park with George' (1984), 'Agnes of God' (1982).
Michael Siberry's (Duke of Norfolk) Broadway credits include 'The Frogs' (2004), 'The Sound of Music' (1998 revival), 'The Merchant of Venice' (1989 revival) and 'The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby' (1986 revival).
Jeremy Strong (Richard Rich) is making his Broadway debut. He was recently niminated for a Lucille Lortel Award for his role as 'Baruch de Spinoza' in Classic Stage Company's Off-Broadway production of 'New Jerusalem.'
Charles Borland (Jailor) is making his Broadway debut.
Peter Bradbury's (Steward) made his Broadway debut in 'The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial' (2006 revival).
Patricia Hodgess (Woman) Broadway cfredits include 'Gore Vidal's The Best Man' (2000 revival), 'Dancing at Lughnasa' (1991) and 'Six Degrees of Separation' (1990) Triney Sandoval (Thomas Chapuys) made her Broadway debut in 'Frost/Nixon (2007).
Emily Dorsch is making her Broadway debut.
Doug Hughes is a Resident Director at Roundabout Theatre Company where he recently directed Patrick Marberï¿½s 'Howard Katz,' Eugene Oï¿½Neillï¿½s 'A Touch of the Poet,' Richard Greenbergï¿½s comedy 'A Naked Girl on the Appian Way,' Jon Robin Baitzï¿½s 'The Paris Letter' and Stephen Belberï¿½s 'McReele.' Hughes earned the 2005 Tony Award for Best Direction of John Patrick Shanleyï¿½s 'Doubt.'
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