Golden Boy: Anthony Crivello replaces Bill Camp

Tony Award-winner Anthony Crivello replaces Bill Camp in the role of 'Eddie Fuseli,' in the upcoming 75th Anniversary production of the Clifford Odets' classic Golden Boy, directed by Bartlett Sher, opening at the Lincoln Center's Belasco Theatre on 6 Dec 2012, following previews from 8 Nov 2012.

Anthony Crivello has starred on Broadway in 'Marie Christine,''Kiss of the Spider Woman' (Tony Award), 'Les Miserables,' 'The News' and the original production of 'Evita.'

The Linoln center have also announced that Vayu O'Donnell (Driscoll, Ensemble), who made his Broadway debut in 'Man and Boy,' has also joined the company completing the 18-member cast.

Crivello and O'Donnell join the previously announced Michael Aronov (Siggie), Danny Burstein (Tokio), Sean Cullen (Drake), Dagmara Dominczyk (Anna Bonaparte), Ned Eisenberg (Roxy Gottlieb), Brad Fleischer (Pepper White, Ensemble), Karl Glusman (Call Boy, Ensemble), Jonathan Hadary (Mr. Carp), Daniel Jenkins (Barker, Ensemble), Danny Mastrogiorgio (Tom Moody), Dion Mucciacito (Sam, Ensemble), Seth Numrich (Joe Bonaparte), Lucas Caleb Rooney (Frank, Ensemble), Tony Shalhoub (Mr. Bonaparte), Yvonne Strahovski (Lorna Moon) and David Wohl (Mickey).

Clifford Odets' Golden Boy, is the story of Joe Bonaparte, a young, gifted violinist who is torn between pursuing a career in music and earning big money as a prize fighter.

The creative team features sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Donald Holder and sound by Peter John Still and Marc Salzberg.

The play premiered on Broadway in 1937 at the Belasco Theatre, and This will be a rare Broadway production for the Odets' classic which originally premiered on Broadway in 1937 at the Belasco Theatrection was directed by Harold Clurman, and starred Luther Adler as 'Joe Bonaparte.'

The play received its only revival in 1952, when it was directed by Clifford Odets himself, and starred John Garfield as 'Joe Bonaparte.'

Golden Boy has twice been made into a movie. The first was in 1939, directed by Rouben Mamoulian, it starred William Holden as 'Joe Bonaparte.' The second was released in West Germany in 1962. It starred Klaus Kammer as 'Joe,' and was directed by John Olden.

Anthony Crivello

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