'A Man For All Seasons' Starring Langella Opens Tonight at Roundabout Theater

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'A Man For All Seasons' Starring Langella Opens Tonight at Roundabout TheaterTonight, October 7th, 2008 A Man for All Seasons will open at Roundabout Theater Company.

In addition to star Frank Langella (Sir Thomas More), the cast includes Hannah Cabell (Margaret More), Michael Esper (William Roper), Zach Grenier (Thomas Cromwell), Dakin Matthews (Cardinal Wolsey), George Morfogen (Thomas Cranmer, Archbishop), Patrick Page (King Henry VIII), Maryann Plunkett (Alice More), Michel Gill (Duke of Norfolk), Jeremy Strong (Richard Rich), Charles Borland (Jailor), Peter Bradbury (Steward), Patricia Hodges (Woman), Triney Sandoval (Thomas Chapuys) and Emily Dorsch.

A Man for All Seasons began performances on September 12th, 2008 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street). This will be a limited engagement through December 7th, 2008.

A Man for All Seasons is a timeless exploration of politics, religion and power. Robert Bolt's classic drama is based on the fascinating true story of English Chancellor Sir Thomas More and his moral objection to King Henry VIII's plan to leave the Catholic Church.

Roundabout productions are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts; and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  American Express is the 2008-2009 season sponsor of the Roundabout Theatre Company.  American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company.  The Westin New York is the official hotel of Roundabout Theatre Company.     

Roundabout Theatre Company’s upcoming 2008-2009 season will also include Rodgers & Hart’s Pal Joey, starring Stockard Channing, Christian Hoff & Martha Plimpton, directed by Joe Mantello; Bob Fosse’s Dancin’; David Rabe’s Streamers, directed by Scott Ellis, Lisa Loomer’s Distracted featuring Cynthia Nixon, directed by Mark Brokaw and Steven Levenson’s The Language of Trees, directed by Alex Timbers.  

Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of Reginald Rose’s Twelve Angry Men is currently booking the third year of its multi-award winning tour.  Twelve Angry Men is directed by Tony-nominated director Scott Ellis (Curtains).

www.roundabouttheatre.org

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