All My Sons: Broadway revival to star John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson and Katie Holmes

John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson and Katie Holmes are to star in a Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Simon McBurney, which is to begin performances in the fall at a theatre to be announced.

All My Sons tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, middle-aged, self-made man who has done a terrible and tragic thing which led to the death of 21 American soldiers. When Joe's surviving son (his elder son was lost in action during the war) plans to marry his business partner's daughter, the past is revisited and the guilty deed is revealed, forcing Joe to live with the terrible understanding that the soldiers who died were all his sons.

All My Sons first played on Broadway in 1947 and won two Tony Awards, that production starred Ed Begley as 'Joe Keller'. The drama was revived in 1987 and won a Tony Award for Best Revival. That production earned Richard Kiley a Tony nomination for his portrayal of 'Joe Keller.'

Lithgow (Joe Keller) is currently starring in his own one-man show Stories By Heart. Lithgow was last seen on Broadway starring as 'Lawrence' in 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' for which he was nominated for a Tony. He has many Broadway performances to his credit, and has won two Tony Awards: 'Sweet Smell of Success' (Best Actor in a Musical - 2002) and 'The Changing Room' (Best Featured Actor in a Play - 1973). He is known to TV audiances for his role as 'Dick Solomon' in the NBC sitcom '3rd Rock from the Sun.'

Patrick Wilson (Chris Keller) was last seen on Broadway in 'Barefoot in the Park' (2006 revival). He has twice been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical: 'Oklahoma!' (2002 revival) and 'The Full Monty.' (2001).

Dianne Wiest (Kate Keller), was last seen on Broadway in 'Salome' (2003 revival). Her other Broadway credits include 'In the Summer House' (1993), 'Beyond Therapy' (1982), 'Othello' (1982 revival) and 'Solitaire / Double Solitaire' (1971). Wiest has won Two Academy Awards: 'Bullets Over Broadway' & 'Hannah and Her Sisters.'

Katie Holmes (Ann Deever) will make her Broadway debut in the production. Her film credits include 'Batman Begins' and 'The Singing Detective'.

Simon McBurney (Director) is a co-founder and artistic director of the theater company Complicite. He was nominated for a Tony Award for his helmship of 'The Chairs.' (1998).

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