Lee Wilkof, who originated the role of Seymour in the Off-Broadway premiere of Little Shop of Horrors, joined the first national tour of Wicked as the Wizard in 2007. Wilkof was nominated for a Tony Award for his comical gangster in Kiss Me, Kate. Wilkof was also part of the Goodman Theatre revival of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh starring Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy. The production is aiming to arrive at the Brooklyn Academy of Music next year. His Broadway credits include Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Odd Couple, Democracy, She Loves Me, Sweet Charity and The Boys from Syracuse.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.