Jim Parsons, Katie Holmes, Zoey Deutch to lead 'Our Town' on Broadway

Initial casting, a theatre, and performance dates have been set for the latest revival of Thornton Wilder's multi-award-winning play directed by Kenny Leon.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

This is their town! New performance information has been announced for Our Town on Broadway, including casting, a venue, and dates. The show will play a limited engagement at the Barrymore Theatre beginning September 17, and opening night is October 10.

Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Jim Parsons will lead the cast as the Stage Manager. He is currently appearing on Broadway in Mother Play opposite Jessica Lange and Celia Keenan-Bolger.

The cast also includes Zoey Deutch as Emily Webb, Katie Holmes as Mrs. Webb, Obie Award winner Billy Eugene Jones as Dr. Gibbs, Tony and Grammy nominee Ephraim Sykes as George Gibbs, Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas as Mr. Webb, Tony nominee Michelle Wilson as Mrs. Gibbs, Tony Award winner Julie Halston as Mrs. Soames, and Donald Webber Jr. as Simon Stimpson.

The cast also includes Ephie Aardema, Heather Ayers, Willa Bost, Bobby Daye, Safiya Kaijya Harris, Doron JéPaul, Shyla Lefner, Anthony Michael Lopez, John McGinty, Bryonha Marie, Kevyn Morrow, Hagan Oliveras, Noah Pyzik, Sky Smith, Bill Timoney, Matthew Elijah Webb, and Nimene Sierra Wureh.

Two additional cast members have yet to be announced.

As previously announced, Tony winner Kenny Leon will direct the fifth revival of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Our Town explores the cycle of life and death through small-town-friends-turned-spouses Emily Webb and George Gibbs.

On the creative side alongside Leon, Our Town features scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Allen Lee Hughes, and sound design by Justin Ellington.

Check back for information on Our Town tickets on New York Theatre Guide.

Photo credit: Jim Parsons, Katie Holmes, Julie Halston, and Zoey Deutch. (Photos courtesy of production)

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