Fat Pig Postpones Broadway Production Until 2011-12 Season

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The Broadway debut of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig, which was scheduled for this spring at the Belasco Theatre, has been postponed until next season.

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The postponement, according to a press statement, is "due to the last-minute fallout of a key investment. This did not leave the producers enough time to reacquire the necessary capital and begin rehearsals on schedule to open prior to the Tony Awards cutoff date."

In a statement, producers Aldo Scrofani and Heather Provost said: “It’s our dream to keep this terrific cast and stunning creative team intact as we work to reschedule Fat Pig for next season. The current financial situation did not leave adequate time to maintain the integrity of the show and its marketing campaign. This play deserves to be seen on Broadway and we remain very much committed to that goal.”

Directed by the playwright, the cast was scheduled to include Dane Cook, Josh Hamilton, Julia Stiles and Heather Jane Rolff.

Those who have already purchased tickets should contact their point-of-purchase for a full refund or exchange for a different date.

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