Priscilla Lopez Joins Nilo Cruz's Beauty of the Father at MTC

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Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez has joined the cast of the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Beauty of the Father by Nilo Cruz, directed by Michael Greif.
Priscilla Lopez
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Performances play MTC's Off-Broadway Stage II beginning Dec. 15 toward an opening of Jan. 10, 2006. In the work by the Pulitzer Prize winner of Anna in the Tropics, "A young woman travels to Spain to visit her estranged father and quickly becomes immersed in his vibrant, artistic world. But will a charming young Moroccan suitor stand in the way of their reconciliation?" Lopez appeared on Broadway in Nilo Cruz's Anna in the Tropics. She appeared Off-Broadway in Class Mothers '68, a six-character, one-woman play, receiving a Drama Desk nomination. In A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine on Broadway, she won a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress for her performance as Harpo Marx. She received a Tony nomination and an Obie Award as Diana Morales in A Chorus Line, where she introduced the song "What I Did for Love."

Oscar Isaac and Pedro Pascal were previously reported to also appear in the New York premiere of the play. Isaac was Proteus in the New York Shakespeare Festival's production of the musical Two Gentleman of Verona at Central Park's Delacorte Theater. He recently graduated from The Juilliard School's Drama Division where he played the role of Macbeth.

Pascal received the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award and Garland Award for his portrayal of Phillip in the International City Theater production of Orphans. He appeared in a production of Nilo Cruz's Anna in the Tropics at Portland Center Stage. Other theatrical credits include Lorenzaccio (Shakespeare Theater); Gizmo Love, Lobby Hero (WHAT); American Buffalo (American Voices); and Floating Weeds (Mark Taper Forum).

For more information, visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.

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