Tony-Winning Pig Farm Stars Appear on NY1's "On Stage," July 1

News   Tony-Winning Pig Farm Stars Appear on NY1's "On Stage," July 1 Tony Award winners Katie Finneran and Denis O'Hare — currently starring Off-Broadway in Pig Farm — will appear on NY1's "On Stage" television show, July 1 at 9:30 AM. Check local listings.

Subsequent airings of the show on the local New York station will be played July 1 at 7:30 PM, July 2 at 9:30 AM and 7:30 PM, as well as July 3 at 9:30 PM and 12:30 AM (/July 4 morning).

John Rando (The Wedding Singer) directs the Roundabout Theatre Company world premiere co-presentation of his Urinetown collaborator Greg Kotis' Pig Farm. Previews began June 9 and the show opened June 27 at Off Broadway's Laura Pels Theatre for a limited engagement slated through Sept. 3.

John Ellison Conlee and Katie Finneran star as a couple living on a struggling pig farm "somewhere in America" with Logan Marshall-Green as their hired hand when an Environmental Protection Agency officer, played by Denis O'Hare, comes to inspect their operation.

Finneran earned her Tony for the 2002 revival of Noises Off. The actress has previously worked for Roundabout on Broadway as Sally Bowles in Cabaret and Off-Broadway in Arms and the Man and You Never Can Tell. Other credits include The Iceman Cometh, Proposals, The Heiress, My Favorite Year the Encores! production of Lil' Abner, the London premiere of Fuddy Meers, on television in "The Inside," "Wonderfalls," "Frasier" and the film "Bewitched."

O'Hare— a Tony winner for his turn in Take Me Out — is also a Roundabout veteran, having appeared on Broadway in Assassins, Cabaret and Major Barbara. He currently stars in the Broadway revival of Sweet Charity. Other credits include Racing Demon, Vienna Lusthaus - Revisited, Helen, 10 Unknowns, The Devils, The Arabian Nights, Lonely Planet, films turns in "Derailed," "21 Grams," "Garden State" and the television remake of "Once Upon A Mattress." Playwright Kotis and director Rando reteam following their previous collaboration on the Tony Award-winning Urinetown. Rando earned a 2002 Tony for Best Direction while Kotis received awards for Best Book and Best Original Score.

Tickets to Pig Farm at the Laura Pels Theatre, located at 111 West 46th Street will be available in the spring by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719 1300. For more information, go online to www.roundabouttheatre.org.