All My Sons: starring John Lithgow, will play at the Schoenfeld Theatre from 18 Sep
The new Broadway production of Arthur Millerï¿½s All My Sons, starring John Lithgow, Dianne Wiest, Patrick Wilson and Katie Holmes, will open at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on 16 Oct 2008, following previews from 18 Sep, playing a limited engagement through to 11 Jan 2009.
Directed by Simon McBurney, All My Sons will feature set and costume design by Tom Pye, and is being produced on Broadway by Eric Falkenstein.
Additional creative team members and casting will be announced shortly.
All My Sons: Joe and Kate Keller lost their eldest son three years ago in the war, but Kate cannot give up believing that he is still alive. Chris, their only surviving son, has fallen in love with his brotherï¿½s fiancï¿½e Ann, and brings her to the Keller home to tell his parents of their new relationship and their plans to marry. In the confrontation that follows, cracks begin to appear in everyone's stories, lies are exposed, and a secret is revealed that could destroy them all.
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) waqs recently seeon on the New York Stage starring in his own one-man show, Stories By Heart, which closed on 2 Jun 2008. 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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