Will Anjelica Huston Read A.R. Gurney's
Love Letters on Broadway?
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A revival of
A.R. Gurney’s , a two-character epistolary play, may be heading to Broadway, the New York Times reports. Love Letters
Producers are aiming to mount the Pulitzer Prize-nominated work at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in the fall, with Tony nominee
Gregory Mosher ( ) at the helm. A View from the Bridge
Love Letters follows the lifelong friendship between the artist Melissa and the politician Andrew. Their story is told through a series of letters, notes and cards exchanged over 50 years.
Love Letters had an Off-Broadway run in 1989, followed by a move to Broadway. A rotating cast played Melissa and Andrew, including John Rubinstein and Stockard Channing, Jason Robards and Colleen Dewhurst, and Elaine Stritch and Cliff Robertson.
The Times reports that the play hinges mostly on the casting, with one possibility being Academy Award winner
Anjelica Huston ("Prizzi's Honor," "Smash").
Lead producers include Nelle Nugent (
), Barbara Broccoli ("Skyfall") and Fred Zollo ( The Trip to Bountiful ). Once
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