DC's Kennedy Center Will Serve Simon's The Dinner Party June 17-July 16

News   DC's Kennedy Center Will Serve Simon's The Dinner Party June 17-July 16 The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will host the East Coast course of The Dinner Party, Neil Simon's latest play, June 17-July 16 in the Eisenhower Theatre.

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will host the East Coast course of The Dinner Party, Neil Simon's latest play, June 17-July 16 in the Eisenhower Theatre.

John Ritter and Henry Winkler, who starred in the Center Theatre Group's world premiere in Los Angeles in December 1999, will repeat their roles in DC, according to The Kennedy Center's official website.

Tickets ($20-$62) are expected to go on sale April 13.

Directed by John Rando, The Dinner Party had its world premiere Dec. 2, 1999, at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. The comedy on marital and romantic themes is set at an unorthodox dinner party in a private dining room of a chic Parisian restaurant. The play continued to Jan. 16, and rewrites by the author were said to have continued through the week of Christmas last year.

The L.A. cast included Frances Conroy (The Little Foxes), Veanne Cox (The Batting Cage), Edward Herrmann (Psychopathia Sexualis), Ritter (TV's "Three's Company"), Los Angeles actress Anette Michelle Sanders and Winkler (TV's "Happy Days"). It is Simon's 31st play. For ticket information, call (800) 444-1324 or (202) 467-4600.