An Act of God Is L.A.-Bound With "Will & Grace" Star Sean Hayes

News   An Act of God Is L.A.-Bound With "Will & Grace" Star Sean Hayes
 
David Javerbaum's An Act of God, which played a limited run on Broadway at the start of the current season starring Emmy winner Jim Parsons, will make its Los Angeles debut in 2016 starring another Emmy winner: "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes, a Tony nominee for his Broadway debut in Promises, Promises.

Producer Jeffrey Finn and Center Theatre Group announced Hayes will play God in a limited six-week engagement at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre Jan. 30-March 13, 2016.

The casting of God’s Angels will be announced soon.

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An Act of God is billed as "written by God" and "transcribed by" 13-time Emmy Award winner Javerbaum. Tony winner Joe Mantello will again direct.

The 90-minute comedy, according to press notes, concerns "the Almighty and His devoted Angels [who] answer some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He’s finally arrived to set the record straight … and He’s not holding back!"

An Act of God, based on Javerbaum's book of the same name, premiered on Broadway May 7 and concluded its limited engagement Aug. 2. It was the first Broadway production of the 2015-16 season to recoup its initial investment.

The production features scenic design by Tony Award winner Scott Pask, costume design by Tony Award nominee David Zinn, lighting design by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, sound design by Drama Desk Award winner Fitz Patton and projection design by Drama Desk Award winner Peter Nigrini.

An Act of God is produced by Jeffrey Finn. The Broadway producing team included The Shubert Organization, Carl Moellenberg, Arielle Tepper Madover, Stacey Mindich, Bob Boyett, FG Productions, John Frost, Corinne Hayoun, Jamie Kaye-Phillips, Scott Landis, Larry Magid, Stephanie P. McClelland, David Mirvish and Daryl Roth.

101 Productions, Ltd. serve as executive producers.

An Act of God will be part of the Ahmanson Theatre’s 2015-16 season at the Los Angeles Music Center. Tickets are currently on sale by season subscription only. For information and to charge season tickets by phone, call (213) 972-4444. To purchase subscriptions online, visit CenterTheatreGroup.org/Season.

Single sale tickets can be purchased beginning Oct. 2 by calling (213) 972-4400 or online at CenterTheatreGroup.org or visiting the Center Theatre Group box office at the Ahmanson Theatre. Ticket prices start at $25. The Ahmanson Theatre is located at the Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue.

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