Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a two-week extension for its Broadway revival of Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes, which officially opened April 19 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Starring in the production are three-time Tony nominee Laura Linney and Tony winner Cynthia Nixon, who alternate in the roles of Regina and Birdie.
Hellman’s play of greed and ambition began performances March 29 with direction by Tony winner Daniel Sullivan, and will now play through July 2. Watch the trailer above.
Set in Alabama in 1900, The Little Foxes follows Southern belle Regina Giddens and her scheme to outwit her husband, the man standing in the way of her profit-making dreams.
Completing the cast of The Little Foxes are Darren Goldstein (The Madrid), Michael McKean (All The Way), Richard Thomas (An Enemy of the People), David Alford (Nashville), Michael Benz (The Importance of Being Earnest ), Francesca Carpanini (Dead Poets Society), Caroline Stefanie Clay (Doubt), and Charles Turner (The Trip to Bountiful).
Scroll through Benz’s own photos from opening night, shared exclusively with Playbill:
Follow Michael Benz Through The Little Foxes Opening Night
The Little Foxes features scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Jane Greenwood, lighting design by Justin Townsend, sound design by Fitz Patton, hair and wig design by Tom Watson, make-up design by Tommy Kurzman, and fight direction by Thomas Schall. Deborah Hecht is the dialect coach; casting is by Caparelliotis Casting.