A Man For All Seasons Michael Gill joins cast, replacing Michael Siberry
Michael Gill will make his Broadway debut in the Roundabout Theatre Company new Broadway production of Robert Boltï¿½s A Man For All Seasons, directed by Tony Award Winner Doug Hughes (Doubt), opening at the 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.
Gill replaces the previously announced Michael Siberry in the role of the 'Duke of Norfolk.' Siberry withdrew from the production to star as 'King Arthur' in the Broadway production of Spamalot.
Gill's off-Broadway credits include 'The Winter's Tale' and 'Naked,' both for the Classic Stage Company, 'Speaking in Tongues' for the Roundabout Theatre Company, 'Othello' at the Delacorte Theatre, and a New York Theatre Workshop production of 'Coyote Ugly.'
Gill joins a cast that includes 3-Time Tony Award Winner Frank Langella in the lead role of as 'Sir Thomas More,' joined by 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), 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 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!
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