Dead Accounts: complete cast announced

Judy Greer, Josh Hamilton and Jayne Houdyshell complete the cast for Theresa Rebeck's new comedy Dead Accounts, directed by Jack O'Brien, opening at the Music Box Theatre on 29 Nov 2012, following previews from 3 Nov 2012.

They join the previously announced Norbert Leo Butz and Katie Holmes.

The comedy is being produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Finn, John N. Hart Jr., David Mirvish, Amy Nauiokas, Ergo Entertainment, and The Shubert Organization.

In Dead Accounts, Jack's (Norbert Leo Butz) unexpected return throws his family into a frenzy, and his sister Lorna (Katie Holmes) needs answers. Is he coming home or running away? Where is his wife (Judy Greer) everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck's new comedy tackles the timely issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back...with no questions asked.

Dead Accounts is Theresa Rebeck's third play to be produced on Broadway. Her comedy 'Seminar,' which starred Alan Rickman and was directed by Sam Gold, played at Broadway's John Golden Theatre from 27 Oct 2011 - 6 May 2012. And her first Broadway play 'Mauritius' was produced by the Manhattan Theatre Club in 2007. In addition to her work as a playwright, Rebeck is also an award-winning television writer and producer ("NYPD Blue," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," the upcoming NBC series "Smash"), film writer ("Harriet the Spy," "Seducing Charlie Barker) and novelist ("Twelve Rooms with a View" and "Three Girls and Their Brother").

Judy Greer (Jenny) is making her Broadway debut. She starred Off-Broadway in 2006 in Paul Weitz's 'Show People.' Her TV credits include: "Two and a Half Men," "Archer," "Californication," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," "Mad Love," "Miss Guided," "Love Monkey," "Arrested Development" and "Love & Money." Fims include "13 Going on 30" "Love and Other Drugs," Three Kings" and "What Women Want."

Josh Hamilton (Phil) Broadway credits: Tom Stoppard's 'The Coast of Utopia,' Parts 1, 2 and 3, 'Proof' and 'Brighton Beach Memoirs.' Off-Broadway he starred as 'Mickey' in 'Hurlyburly,' for which he was nomoinated for a Lucille Lortel Award. Other recent Off-Brpoadway credits include: "Medieval Play," "The Cherry Orchard," "Three Sisters" and "A Lie of the Mind." TV credits include: "The Lawrenceville Stories" and "Third Watch," Films include "The Bourne Identity," "J. Edgar" and "Alive."

Jayne Houdyshell (Barbara) was nominated for Tony Aqwards for her roles in 'Follies' and 'Well.' Her other Broadway credits are 'Wicked,' 'Bye Bye Birdie' and 'The Importance of Being Earnest.' Off-Broadway she has been nominated for Lucille Lortel Awards for her performances in 'Coraline,' 'The Receptionist' and 'Well.' Films include "The Bounty Hunter," "Everybody's Fine," "Garden State" and "Maid in Manhattan."

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