The Foreigner Adds Dec. 5 Benefit Performance with Cast Reception

News   The Foreigner Adds Dec. 5 Benefit Performance with Cast Reception The Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of The Foreigner starring Matthew Broderick has added a special benefit performance, Dec. 5.

The added show, set for Dec. 5 at 7 PM, will be followed by a post-show dessert reception with members of the cast at 9:30 PM. VIP tickets include a signed poster from the cast. For tickets, call (212) 719-1300.

Larry Shue's comedy opened Off-Broadway, Nov. 7 — 20 years after its debut — with the stage and screen actor now in the title role. Scott Schwartz (Golda's Balcony) directs the new staging that started previews Oct. 15 for a limited run through Jan. 16, 2005 at the Laura Pels Theatre.

Broderick (The Producers) and Frances Sternhagen (Morning's at Seven) star in the work with Kevin Cahoon (Hedwig & The Angry Inch, The Lion King), Mary Catherine Garrison (Assassins, Debbie Does Dallas), Neal Huff (Take Me Out, The Lion in Winter), Byron Jennings (Sight Unseen, Noises Off) and Lee Tergesen ("Oz," The Exonerated).

The Foreigner, is about an Englishman (Broderick) who discovers many secrets while on American holiday under the guise of a foreigner who speaks no English.

For tickets to The Foreigner at the Laura Pels Theatre, 111 West 46 St., call Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300 or go online to www.roundabouttheatre.org.

Kevin Cahoon (back), Neal Huff (front left), Mary Catherine Garrison, Frances Sternhagen and Matthew Broderick in <i>The Foreigner</i>
Kevin Cahoon (back), Neal Huff (front left), Mary Catherine Garrison, Frances Sternhagen and Matthew Broderick in The Foreigner Photo by Joan Marcus