By Andrew Gans
21 Sep 2012
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
Directed by Obie winner Dan Wackerman, Ten Chimneys will officially open Oct. 3.
The cast features Byron Jennings as Alfred Lunt, Carolyn McCormick as Lynn Fontanne, Lucy Martin as Alfred Lunt’s mother Hattie and Michael McCarty as Sydney Greenstreet with Charlotte Booker, Julia Bray and John Wernke. (Jennings and McCormick are married in real life as well.)
Ten Chimneys, according to press notes, "peers into the backstage lives of the two most revered stars of the Broadway stage, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Set on the couple's legendary Wisconsin estate in 1938, love triangles and family dysfunction reveal themselves when the rehearsal process for an upcoming production of Chekhov's The Seagull becomes a true-to-life plot involving a young actress named Uta Hagen."
The production also features scenic and lighting design by Harry Feiner with costume design by Sam Fleming. Executive producer is Sarahbeth Grossman.
Show times are Wednesday at 7 PM, Thursday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.
Theatre at St. Clement's is located at 423 W. 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Aves.). Tickets are $65 and are available through ThePeccadillo.com or by calling OvationTix at (212) 352-3101.