Tracy Letts’ new political comedy The Minutes, now playing Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, has delayed its arrival on Broadway, according to a spokesperson for Steppenwolf. The play was set to transfer to a yet-to-be-announced theatre on Broadway in spring 2018 following its world premiere in Chicago.
The Steppenwolf Theatre production of The Minutes officially opened November 19. Performances began in Chicago November 9 and are currently selling through January 7, 2018. Broadway previews had been scheduled to begin February 6, 2018, with an opening night set for March 8.
No new dates have been announced.
The Minutes is a play about small-town politics and real-world power. Anna D. Shapiro directs a cast made up of Kevin Anderson, Ian Barford, Francis Guinan, James Vincent Meredith, Sally Murphy, William Petersen, Brittany Burch, Cliff Chamberlain, Danny McCarthy, Penny Slusher, and Jeff Still.
Casting for the Broadway engagement had not yet been announced.