Conversations In Tusculum Aidan Quinn completes cast

The Public Theater has announced that Aidan Quinn will complete the cast of the Richard Nelson�s new history play Conversations In Tusculum.

Quinn will play Brutus alongside the previously announced Brian Dennehy as Cicero, Joe Grifasi as Syrus, Gloria Reuben as Porcia, David Strathairn as Cassius, and Maria Tucci as Servilia.

Aidan Quinn's made his Broadway debut as Stanley in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' (1988 revival). Off-Broadway credits: 'Fool for Love,' 'Lie of the Mind,' 'The Exonerated' and 'Salome'. Quinn's TV credits include 'An Early Frost,' 'Empire Falls,' 'Perfect Witness,' and 'The Book of Daniel.' His film credits include 'Reckless' and 'Desperately Seeking Susan'.

The world premiere of Conversations In Tusculum, written and directed by Richard Nelson, opens at the Public's Anspacher Theater on 11 Mar 2008, following previews from 19 Feb and running through to 23 Mar 2008.

Conversations In Tusculum: The country you love and the values it represents are being destroyed by a misguided leader. You can continue to live in relative comfort by not involving yourself, or you can take action to save the democracy you love. Set outside of Rome in the villas and hillsides of Tusculum, the play chronicles those entangled in Julius Caesar�s world of manipulation and power.

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