Mahoney — known for his Emmy Award-nominated turn as the patriarch on "Frasier" — won a Tony Award for his Broadway debut in The House of Blue Leaves. Other film work includes "Fathers and Sons," "She's the One," "Primal Fear," "The American President," "The Hudsucker Proxy," "Reality Bites," "The Water Engine," "Barton Fink," "Dinner at Eight" and "Say Anything."
Prelude to a Kiss follow the young couple's "whirlwind courtship with a storybook wedding," according to production notes. Their love is immediately "put to the test by unknown forces" when a mysterious elderly man kisses the bride at the wedding.
Joining Mahoney is Annie Parisse ("Law & Order," The Internationalist) and Alan Tudyk ("28 Days," Monty Python's Spamalot) as the young couple with James Rebhorn (Twelve Angry Men) and Robin Bartlett (Yentl, Reckless) also featured.
The ensemble cast also includes Francois Battiste, Brandon Dirden, MacIntyre Dixon, Marceline Hugot, Matthew Rauch, John Rothman and Karen Walsh. The design team features include Santo Loquasto (set), Jane Greenwood (costume), Donald Holder (lighting) and John Gromada (sound and original compositions).
Tickets to Prelude to a Kiss at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, are available by calling (212) 719-1300 or by visiting www.roundabouttheatre.org.