Playbill Poll: Readers Pick Aaron Tveit's Next Broadway Role
27 May 2013
Stage and screen star Aaron Tveit thrilled audiences in New York when he performed his one-man show at 54 Below in early May. The concert, which sold out in record time, left audiences wanting more. Even though Tveit is starring in the upcoming USA series "Graceland," theatre fans long to see him back onstage.
Tvet has performed on Broadway in the hit musicals Hairspray and Wicked and originated roles in Next to Normal and Catch Me If You Can. His versatile resume has left many wondering what role he will play onstage next.
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.