PHOTO CALL: Frank Langella and Adam Driver Are Broadway's Man and Boy

News   PHOTO CALL: Frank Langella and Adam Driver Are Broadway's Man and Boy
 
Three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella returns to Broadway to play a ruthless businessman whose estranged grown son may hold the key to success, in Terence Rattigan's Man and Boy, at the American Airlines Theatre.

Roundabout Theatre Company is reviving the Depression-set 1963 drama, directed by Maria Aitken (The 39 Steps), in which Langella plays financier Gregor Antonescu, whose business "is dangerously close to crumbling," according to Roundabout notes. "In order to escape the wolves at his door, Gregor tracks down his estranged son Basil [played by Adam Driver, late of Roundabout's Mrs. Warren's Profession] in the hopes of using his Greenwich Village apartment as a base to make a company-saving deal. Can this reunion help them reconcile? Or will this corrupt father use his only son as a pawn in one last power play? Man and Boy is a gripping story about family, success and what we're willing to sacrifice for both."

Here is a first look at the show:

Opening night is Oct. 9. The production, part of the centennial celebration of English playwright Rattigan, continues its limited run through Nov. 27.

Langella and Driver are joined by Francesca Faridany as Countess Antonescu, Zach Grenier as Mark Herries, Brian Hutchison as David Beeston, Virginia Kull as Carol Penn and Michael Siberry as Sven Johnson.

Show times are Tuesday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 PM.

For tickets and information, call Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300, visit www.roundabouttheatre.org or at the American Airlines box office (227 West 42nd Street). Ticket prices range from $67-117.

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