Six Degrees of Separation Opens on Broadway April 25

Broadway News   Six Degrees of Separation Opens on Broadway April 25
Corey Hawkins, Allison Janney, and John Benjamin Hickey star in the revival of John Guare’s award-winning play.
Corey Hawkins, Allison Janney, and John Benjamin Hickey Joan Marcus

The revival of John Guare’s Six Degrees of Separation, starring Corey Hawkins, Allison Janney, and John Benjamin Hickey, opens on Broadway April 25. The award-winning play began previews April 5 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

Inspired by a true story, Six Degrees of Separation sees a young con man, played by Hawkins, insinuate himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, played by Janney and Hickey. The limited engagement, helmed by Trip Cullman (Significant Other, Punk Rock), is scheduled to play through July 16.

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Completing the cast are Jim Bracchitta, Tony Carlin, Michael Countryman, James Cusati-Moyer, Ned Eisenberg, Lisa Emery, Keenan Jolliff, Peter Mark Kendall, Cody Kostro, Sarah Mezzanotte, Colby Minifie, Paul O’Brien, Chris Perfetti, Ned Riseley, and Michael Siberry.

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Six Degrees of Separation premiered Off-Broadway in 1990 before transferring to Broadway that same year. The play received the 1991 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play, an Obie Award for the playwright, and the 1993 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play. It was a finalist for the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Play. The original Broadway cast featured Stockard Channing, John Cunningham, Courtney B. Vance, and Kelly Bishop.

The Broadway revival features scenic design by Mark Wendland, lighting design by Ben Stanton, costume design by Clint Ramos, projection design by Lucy Mackinnon, sound design by Darron L West, and wigs by Charles LaPointe. Casting is by Daniel Swee.

Tickets are also available by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 and in person at the Barrymore Theatre box office (243 West 47th Street).

(Updated April 25, 2017)


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