An Act of God, Starring Sean Hayes, Opens in L.A.

News   An Act of God, Starring Sean Hayes, Opens in L.A. David Javerbaum's An Act of God, which played a limited run on Broadway starring Emmy winner Jim Parsons, officially opens its Los Angeles debut engagement Feb. 10 starring another Emmy winner: "Will & Grace" star Sean Hayes, a Tony nominee for his Broadway debut in Promises, Promises.

The production is playing a limited six-week run at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre through March 13. Previews began Jan. 30.

Hayes is joined by David Josefsberg (as Michael) and James Gleason (as Gabriel).

Sean Hayes
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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 again directs.

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, 2015, 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 Shubert Organization, Carl Moellenberg, Roy Putrino, Adam Zotovich, Arielle Tepper Madover, Stacey Mindich, Grove Entertainment, Bob Boyett, Richard Winkler, FG Productions, Marco Gomez, Jay & Cindy Gutterman, Jamie Kaye-Phillips, Corinne Hayoun and Denver Center For The Performing Arts.

101 Productions, Ltd. serve as executive producers.

Tickets are available by calling (213) 972-4400 or online at CenterTheatreGroup.org or visiting the Center Theatre Group box office at the Ahmanson Theatre. The Ahmanson Theatre is located at the Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue.

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