Cynthia Nixon to star in MTC's Rabbit Hole

Cynthia Nixon

Manhattan Theatre Club have announced that Cynthia Nixon will star in the world premiere production of Rabbit Hole, written by David Lindsay-Abaire, and directed by Tony Award-winner Daniel Sullivan, opening at the Biltmore Theatre on the 2 Feb 2006, following previews from the 12 Jan 2006.

Ms Nixon, who won a 2004 Emmy Award for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance as Miranda Hobbes on HBO�s 'Sex and the City,' will be making her first Broadway appearance since 'The Women' in 2001.

Rabbit Hole will mark the Broadway debut of playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, who has been represented at MTC with productions of 'Fuddy Meers', 'Wonder of the World' and 'Kimberly Akimbo'.

Becca (Cynthia Nixon) and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until the day their world is turned upside down. In the aftermath of a life-shattering accident, a young husband and wife find themselves drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back up into the light of day.


Cynthia Nixon (Becca) has appeared on Broadway in 'The Women,' 'The Last Night of Ballyhoo,' 'Indiscretions,' 'Angels in America,' 'The Heidi Chronicles,' 'Hurlyburly' and 'The Real Thing' (simultaneously) and 'The Philadelphia Story.' Off-Broadway credits include 'The Country Club,' 'June Moon,' 'Servy-n-Bernice 4ever,' 'The Illusion,' 'Lemon Sky,' 'Moon Children,' 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Lydie Breeze,' etc. Films include: 'Little Manhattan,' 'One Last Thing,' 'The Pelican Brief,' 'Amadeus.' TV include: 'Sex and the City' (Emmy Award), 'Tanner on Tanner,' 'Law and Order,' and 'The Equalizer.'

David Lindsay-Abaire (Playwright) 'Fuddy Meers' premiered at MTC in 1999, and later transferred to the Minetta Lane Theatre for a commercial run. It has since received over a hundred productions around the country and abroad. His 'Wonder of the World' was produced at MTC in 2001, after premiering at Washington, D.C.'s Woolly Mammoth Theatre. 'Kimberly Akimbo' was commissioned by South Coast Rep, premiered at that theater in 2001, received the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award for playwriting, three Garland Awards, and the 2001 Kesselring Prize, and was produced by MTC in 2003.

Daniel Sullivan (Director) has directed MTC�s Broadway productions of Brooklyn Boy; Sight Unseen and After the Night and the Music, at the Biltmore Theatre, as well as Julius Caesar; The Retreat From Moscow; Morning�s at Seven; Proof (Tony Award); Major Barbara; A Moon for the Misbegotten; Ah, Wilderness!; An American Daughter; The Sisters Rosensweig; Conversations With My Father; The Heidi Chronicles; and I�m Not Rappaport. Off-Broadway credits include Proof, In Real Life and Psychopathia Sexualis (all at MTC), Intimate Apparel, Dinner With Friends, Ten Unknowns, Ancestral Voices, Spinning Into Butter, Far East, London Suite, The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country and An American Clock.

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