Austin Pendleton will step into the role of Lebedev beginning Oct. 26. Pendleton performed the role in a 1990 production at Yale Repertory.
Ivanov, which stars Ethan Hawke, Joely Richardson and Juliet Rylance, and is directed by Pendleton, is currently in previews, prior to an official opening Nov. 4. The cast also features Glenn Fitzgerald, Annette Hunt, Stephanie Janssen, Roberta Maxwell, George Morfogen, James Patrick Nelson, Anthony Newfield, Jonathan Marc Sherman and Anne Troupe.
Performances will continue through Dec. 9.
Translated by Carol Rocamora, the production features scenic design by Tony Award winner Santo Loquasto, costumes by Marco Piemontese, lighting by Keith Parham and original music and sound by Ryan Rumery.