Well Cast: Additional Players for Lisa Kron's Broadway Play Announced

News   Well Cast: Additional Players for Lisa Kron's Broadway Play Announced
 
The supporting players have been announced for the Broadway production of Lisa Kron's Well, the comedy in which the writer-actress employs an ensemble to tell part of her life story.

Lisa Kron in the off-Broadway production of Well.
Lisa Kron in the off-Broadway production of Well.

Joining Kron and Jayne Houdyshell (who plays Kron's lethargic mom) will be Daniel Breaker, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, John Hoffman and Christina Kirk.

Performances begin March 10 at the Longacre Theatre toward an opening of March 30. Leigh Silverman directs, as she has previous engagements of the presentational, highly theatrical work — a frisky investigation about wellness and the mystery of parent/adult child relationships.

The players end up bonding with "mom" and threaten to scuttle monologuist Kron's play.

Daniel Breaker's theatre credits include Fabulation at Playwrights Horizons; A Midsummer Night's Dream, Silent Woman, The Rivals and The Tempest at The Shakespeare Theatre. Saidah Arrika Ekulona performed in Well at the Public Theater. Other Off-Broadway credits include Fabulation at Playwrights Horizons. John Hoffman is best known on the stage for his play Northern Lights, which became a made-for-cable film in which he starred with Diane Keaton. He directed Lisa Kron's 101 Humiliating Stories for a night at Lincoln Center and a run at The New York Theater Workshop. Christina Kirk has appeared in [sic] for Soho Rep, Worldly Acts (Urban Empire), Stage Door (HERE), and David Auburn's Fifth Planet (New York Stage and Film Workshop).

Well is produced by Elizabeth I. McCann and Scott Rudin, Boyett Ostar, Roger Berlind and True Love Productions. During previews (March 10-30), Well will play March 10-11 at 8, March 12 at 3 & 7. Week of March 13: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7, Thursday-Saturday at 8, Saturday at 2, Sunday at 3 & 7. Week of March 20: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7, Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM, Thursday-Saturday at 8. Week of March 27: Monday at 8, Tuesday-Wednesday at 7, Wednesday and Saturday at 2, Thursday (opening night) at 6:45, Friday and Saturday at 8.

After the March 30 opening, Well will play the following schedule: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 PM, Thursday-Saturday at 8 PM, Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM, Sunday at 3 PM.

Tickets go on sale via Telecharge starting Feb. 10. Tickets can be ordered on the internet at www.telecharge.com or via phone at (212) 239-6200. The Longacre box office opens Feb. 27. Ticket prices range $25-$85.

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