Lughnasa's Linehan to Star in Guthrie's Lost in Yonkers; Casting Complete | Playbill

News Lughnasa's Linehan to Star in Guthrie's Lost in Yonkers; Casting Complete
Rosaleen Linehan, who received a Tony nomination for her performance in Dancing at Lughnasa, will play Grandma Kurnitz — the role originated on Broadway by Irene Worth — in the Guthrie Theater's upcoming production of Lost in Yonkers.

Neil Simon's play, according to the official Guthrie website, will also feature Michael Booth (Eddie), Dylan Frederick/Ryan Howell (Arty), Noah Madoff/Ryan McCartan (Jay), Stephen Pelinski (Louie), Finnerty Steeves (Bella) and Suzanne Warmanen (Gert). Gary Gisselman will direct the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, which will play the Guthrie's Wurtele Thrust Stage Sept. 23-Nov. 12. The official opening night is set for Sept. 29.

Lost in Yonkers, according to the Guthrie, "tells the touching story of an eccentric New York family in crisis in the summer of 1942." The original Broadway production opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in February 1991, playing 11 previews and 780 regular performances before closing Jan. 3, 1993. The Broadway company featured Mercedes Ruehl, Kevin Spacey, Irene Worth, Mark Blum, Danny Gerard, Lauren Klein and Jamie Marsh.

The Guthrie Theater is located at 818 2nd Avenue in downtown Minneapolis. For tickets, priced $22-$52, call (612) 377-2224 or (877) 44 STAGE. For more information visit

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