Houdyshell, a Tony Award nominee for Well and Follies, will play Mrs. Fisher in Kelly's comedy The Show-Off, about a family thrown into upheaval when their daughter falls for a loudmouth. Nicholas Martin will direct the June 11-29 production.
Rooth, who stood-by in the role of Vanda in Broadway's Venus and Fur and currently stars in David Ives' All in the Timing Off-Broadway, will portray Fay in Joe Orton's farce Loot, which will be directed by David Kennedy July 16-Aug. 3. The play centers on two bankrobbers on the run.
Additional casting for Westport's 2013 season will be announced in the coming months.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!