Geffen artistic director Randall Arney stages the drama which will run at the California company's mainstage April 11-May 21.
All My Sons tells the story of a man who hastily sold defective airplane parts to the Army, which caused the crafts to crash and kill 21 men. His crime, which he long had deflected by blaming his business partner, now comes back to light as his son plans to wed the partner's daughter.
Cariou earned a Tony Award for his turn in Sweeney Todd and has also received Tony nominations for his work in Applause and A Little Night Music. Cariou's other Broadway credits include Proof, The Dinner Party, Teddy & Alice, Dance a Little Closer, Cold Storage, Don't Call Back, Night Watch and King Henry V.
Harris was last seen in Los Angeles in the world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz' The Paris Letter. He last appeared on Broadway In the Tony Award-winning revival of Assassins as The Balladeer and Lee Harvey Oswald. The star, known for his television turns in "Doogie Howser, M.D." and the current "How I Met Your Mother, has amassed a formidable theatre resume having appeared in Broadway's Cabaret, Proof, Lincoln Center's Sweeney Todd and the L.A. staging of Rent.
Metcalf — remember for her Emmy Award-winning turn as the sister on "Roseanne" — currently appears in the Los Angeles staging of Pot Mom. The Chicago Steppenwolf Theatre Company ensemble member is next slated to star this summer in The Unmentionables. Other stage credits include Balm in Gilead, Libra, My Thing of Love, Educating Rita, You Can't Take it With You, Coyote Ugly and The Glass Menagerie. She previously starred in All My Sons at London's National Theatre. The Geffen currently houses the Los Angeles debut of his Boston Marriage with stars Rebecca Pidgeon, Mary Steenburgen and Alicia Silverstone as directed by its playwright David Mamet (through March 12). Next up will be a special presentation of Angela Lansbury in Oscar and the Lady in Pink (March 10-12) and Sam Shepard's The God of Hell (June 20-July 30).
Tickets to All My Sons at the Geffen Playhouse, at 10886 Le Conte Avenue in Westwood, CA are available by calling (310) 208-5454 or online at www.geffenplayhouse.com.