Directed by Tony winner Jack O'Brien, the production will begin performances Oct. 24 and open Nov. 21 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.
Duff, who is currently starring in London in the National Theatre’s production of Strange Interlude, was nominated for an Olivier Award and won the London Critics Circle Award for her performance in the title role of St. Joan, also at the National. Her many other credits both at the National Theatre and in London’s West End include Collected Stories (Olivier Award nomination – Best Supporting Actress), King Lear, War and Peace, La Grande Magia and Vassa. She has starred on British television in "Elizabeth – The Virgin Queen" (BAFTA nomination – Best Actress), the series "Shameless" (BAFTA nomination – Best Actress), "Sinners" (Monte Carlo and Shanghai Film Festivals awards for Best Actress), "The Accused" and "Journey’s End." In film she was nominated for a British Independent Film Award for Best Actress and a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Nowhere Boy."
Additional casting will be announced at a later time.
Performances will be Tuesday-Saturday at 8 PM with matinees Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM and Sunday at 2 PM. Beginning Nov. 26, all Tuesday evening performances will begin at 7 PM.