Maxwell Caulfield and Lois Robbins to Star in Off-Broadway Revival of Cactus Flower

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Abe Burrows' classic farce Cactus Flower will return to the New York stage next month under the direction of Michael Bush. Previews will begin Feb. 24 with an official opening March 10 at the Westside Theatre Upstairs.

Maxwell Caulfield
Maxwell Caulfield Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The cast will be led by Maxwell Caulfield (Chicago, An Inspector Calls, "Grease 2") and Lois Robbins (“Ryan’s Hope”) with Anthony Reimer (“Rescue Me”), John Herrera (The Times, They are a Changin’), Robin Skye (Parade) and Jeremy Bobb (Is He Dead?). Two roles remain to be cast. Producers are Daryl Roth Productions and Stonehill Productions.

Cactus Flower, according to press notes, tells the story of "Julian Winston (Caulfield), a handsome, middle-aged Park Avenue dentist and bachelor, who, to evade commitment, tells his much younger girlfriend Toni that he is married. When Toni demands to meet his fictional wife (Robbins), hilarity ensues!"

The creative team includes scenic designer Anna Louizos, lighting designer Philip Rosenberg, costume designer Karen Ann Ledger and sound designer Brad Berridge.

Cactus Flower premiered on Broadway in December 1965, where it played 1,234 performances and starred Lauren Bacall. Gene Zaks later directed a 1969 film adaptation, which introduced Goldie Hawn on the big screen and also starred Walter Matthau and Ingrid Bergman.

Tickets, priced $75, are now on sale by visiting, by calling  (212) 239-6200, or, beginning Jan. 25, in person at the Westside Theatre box office (407 West 43 Street).

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