Good People announces complete cast

Manhattan Theatre Club have announced the full cast for their upcoming world premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan.

The previously announced Tate Donovan ("Damages," 'Amy's View') and Academy Award winner Frances McDormand ("Fargo," "North Atlantic") will be joined by Becky Ann Baker ('All My Sons,' 'Assassins'), Patrick Carroll (Broadway debut), Emmy Award nominee Renée Elise Goldsberry ("One Life to Live," 'Rent'), and Oscar winner Estelle Parsons ('August: Osage County,' "Roseanne").

Good People will open at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre on 3 Mar 2011, following previews from 8 Feb, where it will play a limited engagement through to 24 Apr 2011.

Good People: Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo... where this month's paycheck covers last month's bills... and where Margie Walsh (McDormand) has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, Margie thinks an old fling (Donovan) who has made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh new start. But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings? Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out.

Pulitzer Prize winner Lindsay-Abaire explores the struggles, shifting loyalties and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing in America.

Together, David Lindsay-Abaire and MTC have brought four new plays to the New York stage. Their most recent collaboration with director Daniel Sullivan, 'Rabbit Hole,' earned a Tony Award and garnered Lindsay-Abaire the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

The creative team for Good People includes: John Lee Beatty (scenic design), David Zinn (costume design), Pat Collins (lighting design), and Jill BC DuBoff (sound design).

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