Obie winner Sam Gold directs Tony nominees Alan Rickman
and Lily Rabe
, Broadway newcomers Jerry O'Connell
and Hettienne Park, and Drama Desk nominee Hamish Linklater
in the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's dark comedy Seminar
. Rickman plays Leonard, a world famous literary figure who agrees to tutor several young writers struggling for success. As the course progresses and Leonard deems some students more worthy than others, sparks fly and tensions come to a head.