Weller, Rogers in Talks to Do Henley's Fraud at McCarter

News   Weller, Rogers in Talks to Do Henley's Fraud at McCarter Frederick Weller, Reg Rogers, Ali Marsh and Daniel London are in negotiations to star in the McCarter Theatre production of Beth Henley's new play Ridiculous Fraud, Playbill.com has learned.
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The new play is set to premiere May 5, 2006, at the McCarter and run through June 11. The play takes place at "a disastrous New Orleans wedding rehearsal dinner," which is "the latest in a series of unfortunate events that befall the Clay brothers... Daddy's in jail for fraud, Uncle Baites has taken up with a panhandler, and Lafcad's just called off his own wedding."

Weller's currently on Broadway in Seascape and Rogers is starring in Off-Broadway's Bach at Leipzig. All four actors have been involved in the development of the Henley play.

Henley's many works include Crimes of the Heart and Impossible Marriage.