Good Boys and True at Second Stage

Second Stage Theatre have announced the cast for Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys and True, opening at Second Stage Theatre on 19 May 2008, following previews from 23 Apr and runnig through to 1 Jun 2008.

Directed by Scott Ellis, Good Boys and True will feature Christopher Abbott, Betty Gilpin, Kellie Overbey (The Coast of Utopia), Brian J. Smith (Come Back, Little Sheba), and J. Smith-Cameron (After the Night and the Music).

Good Boys and True: Against a backdrop of 1980's privilege and power, a disturbing scandal at an all-boys prep school forces a mother (J. Smith-Cameron) to confront the truth about her son (Brian J. Smith) and herself. As the scandal unexpectedly twists and turns, mother and son find themselves contending with unforeseen and long-concealed secrets that threaten to destroy both school and family.

The creative team comprises Derek McLane (sets), Tom Broeker (costume), Kenneth Posner (lighting) and Lewis Flinn (sound).

The world premiere production of Good Boys and True, directed by Pam MacKinnon, played at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre from 12 Dec - 16 Feb 2008.

Second Stage Theatre helped launch Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's career when they produced his drama, 'The Mystery Plays,' in the Second Stage Uptown series during the summer of 2004. Following that, Roberto was the NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence at Second Stage Theatre during the 2004 and 2005 seasons and is currently part of the Time Warner Commissioning Program at Second Stage Theatre.

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