Wednesday, April 11, 2012

In Previews: John Lithgow in The Columnist on Broadway

From a release:

The Columnist
By David Auburn
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

with John Lithgow

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
Previews begin April 3, 2012
Subscriber run through June 3, 2012
Tickets on sale through June 17, 2012

NEW YORK CITY - Columnists are kings in midcentury America and Joseph Alsop wears the crown. Joe is beloved, feared and courted in equal measure by the Washington political world at whose center he sits. But as the '60s dawn and America undergoes dizzying change, the intense political drama Joe is embroiled in becomes deeply personal as well. David Auburn, whose Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Proof dazzled audiences and critics alike, returns to MTC with this fascinating new work directed by his Proof collaborator Daniel Sullivan and starring two-time Tony and five-time Emmy winner John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop.

Venue:
TicketLiquidator Broadway seatsSamuel J. Friedman Theatre
261 West 47th Street (Between Broadway and 8th Avenue)
New York NY 10036

Running Time:
2 hours and fifteen minutes, including one 15 minute intermission

Audience:
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

Cast Members:
John Lithgow, Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines, Stephen Kunken, Marc Bonan, Grace Gummer, Brian J. Smith

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