Beaver, Guyer, Reddy and Fox Join Caine Mutiny Cast

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More casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway revival of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, which begins previews April 14 at the Lyceum Theatre.

Joining the previously announced David Schwimmer and Zeljko Ivanek will be Terry Beaver as Captain Blakely, Murphy Guyer as Captain Southard, Brian Reddy as Dr. Forrest Lundeen and Ben Fox as Lt. Willis Keith. The Herman Wouk play, directed by Jerry Zaks, will officially open May 7.

The creative team for the production will include John Lee Beatty (set design), William Ivey Long (costume design), Paul Gallo (lighting design) and Daniel Moses Schreier (sound design).

Producers are Jeffrey Richards, Roger Berlind, Jerry Frankel and Debra Black.

Terry Beaver has been seen on Broadway in Democracy, Twentieth Century, Henry IV, The Man Who Came to Dinner and The Last Night of Ballyhoo, earning a Tony nomination and an Outer Critics Circle Award for his work in the latter. Murphy Guyer was seen on Broadway in The Graduate and Off-Broadway in Swimming In the Shallows, Minor Demons and The Misanthrope. Brian Reddy's Broadway credits include Dinner at Eight, Abe Lincoln in Illinous, A Little Hotel on the Side and Alice in Wonderland. Ben Fox made his Broadway debut in the Paul Newman revival of Our Town, and his other New York credits include Three Seconds in the Key, K, Hamletmachine and Pacific Overtures.

Playwright Wouk debuted The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial on Broadway in 1954 (the book also served as the basis for the 1954 Humphrey Bogart film). The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial pits Lieutenant Stephen Maryk against Lieutenant Commander Queeg as Maryk relieves his minesweeper commander of duty after deciding Queeg has become too mentally unstable to pilot their World War II vehicle, the USS Caine. He is accused of mutiny and put on trial by the Navy. It is at the trial that The Caine Mutiny Court Martial takes place. Wouk's eleven novels include "The Winds of War," "War and Remembrance" and "Marjorie Morningstar." The original Broadway production played 415 performances at the Plymouth Theatre. The cast featured Henry Fonda (Lt. Barney Greenwald), John Hodiak (Lt. Stephen Maryk) and Lloyd Nolan (Lt. Com. Philip Francis Queeg).

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