More Cast Hops Aboard Broadway's Twentieth Century, Set for Feb. 27-May 9

News   More Cast Hops Aboard Broadway's Twentieth Century, Set for Feb. 27-May 9 The Roundabout Theatre Company staging of Twentieth Century on Broadway starring Alec Baldwin and Anne Heche will begin performances at the American Airlines Theatre, Feb. 27 and open March 28 for a limited run slated through May 9.

Tom Aldredge (Into The Woods) and Julie Halston (Gypsy), as previously reported by Playbill On-Line, will join the cast that also includes Terry Beaver (The Last Night of Ballyhoo, Henry IV), Teagle F. Bougere (45 Seconds From Broadway), Stephen DeRosa (Into the Woods, Henry IV), Kellie Overbey (Betty's Summer Vacation), Ryan Shively (The Man Who Had All the Luck) and Jonathan Walker (The American Plan).

Walter Bobbie is slated to direct the new Ken Ludwig adaptation of the Ben Hecht Charles MacArthur play.

Twentieth Century is the 1932 comedy set aboard the title luxury train en route from Chicago to New York. In an effort to revive his failing career, a Broadway producer hops on the Twentieth Century Limited to convince a famous movie actress (who also happens to be his former protege) to sign a contract with him.

First based on a play by Bruce Millholland, the show was later adapted into the 1978 Tony Award-winning musical On the Twentieth Century by Adolph Green, Betty Comden and Cy Coleman, and starring John Cullum, Madeline Kahn, Kevin Kline and Imogene Coca.

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