The cast of Lydia R. Diamond's Smart People directed by Tony winner Kenny Leon greated the press Jan 20. The cast will feature Joshua Jackson ("Dawson's Creek"), Mahershala Ali ("House of Cards," "The Affair"), Anne Son ("My Generation") and Tessa Thomson ("Selma").
Performances for Smart People will begin Off-Broadway on Jan. 26, 2016 at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theatre, with an official opening night slated for Feb. 11.
Joshua Jackson and the Cast of Lydia R. Diamond's Smart People Meet the Press
Here's how the theatre describes Smart People: "The quest for love, achievement and identity is universal, but what role does race play in the story of our lives? On the eve of Obama’s first election, four Harvard intellectuals find themselves entangled in a complex web of social and sexual politics in this provocative and funny new play by Lydia R. Diamond."