Dead Accounts: Katie Holmes to star on Broadway

Katie Holmes is returning to Broadway to star in Theresa Rebeck's new play Dead Accounts, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien (Coast of Utopia, Henry IV, Hairspray). The five character comedy is expected to arrive at the Music Box Theatre in the fall.

Holmes' made her Broadway debut as 'Ann Deever' in the 2008 revival of Arthur Miller's 'All My Sons.' TV and film credits include "Joey Potter in "Dawson's Creek," "Jackie Kennedy" in "The Kennedys" and "Batman Begins."

In Dead Accounts Jack's 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 everyone hates? And how did he get all that money? Theresa Rebeck's new comedy tackles the issues of corporate greed, small town values, and whether or not your family will always welcome you back...with no questions asked.

Additional casting for the four additional roles, designers, production dates, and ticket information will be announced shortly.

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 ib 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").

The comedy is being produced on Broadway by Jeffrey Finn, who also produced Rebecks' Broadway premiere of 'Seminar.'

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