Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, CT, will host the world premiere of Jason Milligan's drama, Men in Suits, starring Charles Durning, Dan Lauria and James Handy, Aug. 5-17.
The play offers a comic, stylized look at today's mob, whose two hit men kill the wrong person and must admit their mistake to the big boss.
In addition to his many film and TV roles, Charles Durning recently appeared opposite George C. Scott on Broadway, in this past season's Inherit The Wind, produced by Tony Randall's National Actors Theatre. Durning received the 1990 Featured Actor Tony Award for his portrayal of Big Daddy in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Dan Lauria, who is best known for his role as the Dad on TV's "The Wonder Years", has performed, written and directed over 30 off-Broadway productions. James Handy has been in several films including Jumanmji, The Verdict and Taps, and off-Broadway in shows such as Big Maggie and All My Sons.
The Westport Country Playhouse is located at 25 Powers Court in Westport, CT. Performances of Men in Suits run Mon through Sat 8:30 PM, with additional matinees. -- Blair Glaser