Stacy Keach, Patrick Breen, Jean Smart and Calista Flockhart Will Fill LATW Season

News   Stacy Keach, Patrick Breen, Jean Smart and Calista Flockhart Will Fill LATW Season
 
L.A. Theatre Works will produce Next Fall, Frost/Nixon, Copenhagen and Buried Child as part of its 2011-2012 season, which will include appearances by Jean Smart, Patrick Breen, Stacy Keach, Calista Flockhart and JoBeth Williams.

Stacy Keach in rehearsals for King Lear
Stacy Keach in rehearsals for King Lear

LATW has also announced that it will relocate its popular "The Play’s The Thing" radio theatre series to the James Bridges Theater on the campus of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. All LATW performances are recorded and subsequently broadcast on radio.

Henrik Ibsen's A Doll House, newly translated (title and all) by Rolf Fjelde, will star Calista Flockhart and JoBeth Williams (Sept. 22-25); followed by Itamar Moses' Completeness, featuring Mandy Siegfried (Oct. 20-23); Michael Frayn's Copenhagen (Nov. 17-23); and Sam Shepard's Buried Child, starring Amy Madigan (Dec. 8-11).

Original Broadway cast member Breen (Normal Heart) will return for the LATW run of Geoffrey Nauffts' Next Fall with Jean Smart (Jan. 19-22, 2012); Sarah Drew and Matthew Rhys will lead the cast of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger (March 15-18, 2012); Golden Globe winner Keach will reprise his role as President Nixon in Peter Morgan's Frost/Nixon (April 19-22, 2012); followed by Michael Hollinger's Opus (May 17-20, 2012); Martin Jarvis, Ian Ogilvie and Joanne Whalley in Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version (June 21-24, 2012); and Eugene Ionesco's Rhinoceros (July 19-22, 2012).

For more information visit latw.org. The James Bridges Theater is located in Melnitz Hall at 235 Charles E. Young Dr., Los Angeles, CA.

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