Bess Wohl's Grand Horizons Opens on Broadway January 23

Broadway News   Bess Wohl's Grand Horizons Opens on Broadway January 23
 
James Cromwell and Jane Alexander in <i>Grand Horizons</i>
James Cromwell and Jane Alexander in Grand Horizons Joan Marcus
Leigh Silverman directs the new play, starring James Cromwell, Jane Alexander, and more.

The Broadway premiere of Grand Horizons, a new play by Bess Wohl, opens at the Hayes Theater January 23. The limited run, which began previews December 23, is directed by Leigh Silverman and presented by Second Stage Theater.

In Grand Horizons, Nancy and Bill (played by Tony and Emmy winner and four-time Oscar nominee Jane Alexander and Academy Award nominee and Emmy winner James Cromwell, respectively) have spent 50 years as a married couple. As they settle into their new home in Grand Horizons, Nancy suddenly walks out, leaving their sons Brian, played by Michael Urie, and Ben, played by Ben McKenzie, to struggle with the sudden change and crumbling family.

Rounding out the cast are Priscilla Lopez as Carla, Maulik Pancholy as Tommy, and Ashley Park as Jess.

READ: How Straight Plays Became Broadway’s Biggest Buzz With Leigh Silverman

Grand Horizons is a co-commission from the Williamstown Theatre Festival, which presented the world premiere (which also featured Park, Lopez, and Pancholy).

The Broadway production features sets by Clint Ramos, costumes by Linda Cho, lighting by Jen Schriever, and sound design by Palmer Hefferan. Casting is by Telsey + Company.

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