Directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Tigers Be Still, Kin, The Coward), Seminar will star Tony Award nominee Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses) as a world-famous writer with power over young scribes in his class. The cast also includes Tony nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice), Jerry O'Connell, Hettienne Park and Hamish Linklater.
Here, Playbill Video meets Gold and the cast at a press day for the world-premiere production. Members of the Seminar cast chat about their characters and talk about the themes of the upcoming production.
Seminar, according to the producers, is about "four young writers who are thrilled to be participating in a private seminar taught by the brilliant but unpredictable Leonard (Rickman), an international literary legend. But as Leonard deems some students more promising than others, tensions arise. Sex is used as a weapon, alliances are made and broken, and it's not just the wordplay that turns vicious…"
To meet the cast of Seminar, look below: