Mary Stout Joins The Man Who Came to Dinner Off-Broadway | Playbill

News Mary Stout Joins The Man Who Came to Dinner Off-Broadway
Broadway veteran Mary Stout will take on the role of Mrs. Dexter in the Peccadillo Theater Company’s Off-Broadway staging of Kaufman and Hart's The Man Who Came to Dinner.

As previously reported, Drama Desk Award winner Jim Brochu (Zero Hour, The Last Session) will star as radio personality Sheridan Whiteside, who makes himself a guest of the Stanley household, with Tony Award winner Cady Huffman (The Producers, Will Rogers Follies) as actress Lorraine Sheldon.

Obie-winning director Dan Wackerman will stage the classic comedy that will begin previews Nov. 25 at the Theatre at St. Clement's toward a Dec. 4 opening. Performances are scheduled through Dec. 18.

Stout (Jane Eyre, Beauty and the Beast), joins a cast that also includes Joseph R. Sicari (Banjo), Amy Landon (Maggie Cutler), Ira Denmark (Mr. Stanley), Scott Evans (Richard Stanley), Thursday Farrar (Sarah), Kevin Fugaro (Sandy), Jenna Gavigan (June Stanley), Kristin Griffith (Harriet Stanley), Susan Jeffries (Mrs. Ernest W. Stanley), Kristine Nevins (Miss Preen), John Seidman (Professor Metz), Carolyn Seiff (Mrs. McCutcheon), Jay Stratton (Bert Jefferson), Tony Triano (Dr. Bradley), Reggie Whitehead (John) and John Windsor-Cunningham (Beverly Carlton).

Here's how the Pecadillo bills the 1939 comedy: "Celebrated critic and radio personality Sheridan Whiteside slips on an icy doorstep while on a December lecture tour. Confined for several weeks of recovery at the Midwestern home of the utterly conventional Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, he proceeds to turn the family’s life inside out with his incessant demands, long-distance phone calls and parade of eccentric celebrity guests. As Whiteside’s secretary Maggie says, 'He would see his mother burned at the stake if that was the only way he could light his cigarette!'"

The Man Who Came to Dinner will have scenic design by Harry Feiner, costume design by Amy Pedigo-Otto and lighting design by Jimmy Lawlor. For tickets, priced $25, phone (212) 352-3101 or visit The Theatre at St. Clement's is located at 423 West 46th Street.

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