All in the Family... Meet the Full Cast of MOTHERS AND SONS, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally and starring Tyne Daly, opens tomorrow, March 24, 2014 at Broadway's John Golden Theatre. Also in the cast are Bobby Steggert, Frederick Weller, and Grayson Taylor. Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall) directs.
Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interview swith the cast below!
Mothers and Sons, a play about a mother who pays a surprise visit to the New York apartment of her late son's ex-partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her - without her - she is finally able to see the rich life her son might have led. The cast also features Obie and Drama Desk Award winner Weller and Tony Award nominee Steggert.
Daly created this role in the world premiere of Mothers and Sons at Bucks County Playhouse. She appeared on Broadway, in London and in Washington in Terrence McNally's Master Class. In 2011 she was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Theater: NY: The Butter and Egg Man (NY debut 1966), That Summer-That Fall(Broadway debut 1967), Gypsy (1990 Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Rabbit Hole (Tony nomination). L.A.: Ashes; Three Sisters; Gethsemane Springs and Come Back, Little Sheba. Television: Six nominations and four Emmy Awards for "Cagney & Lacey" and Emmys for "Christy" and "Judging Amy." Television films include "Intimate Strangers," "The Women's Room," "Larry," "The Entertainer," "Kids Like These," "Bye Bye Birdie" and "The Wedding Dress." Films: John & Mary, The Enforcer, Telefon, Zoot Suit and Basmati Blues, which she filmed in India.
Broadway: Glengarry Glen Ross (Ensemble Drama Desk Award); Take Me Out (Drama Desk nomination);Seascape; The Rehearsal; The Little Foxes; Six Degrees of Separation. Off-Broadway: Reasons to Be Happy; Still Life;In a Dark, Dark House; Some Men (Drama Desk nomination); Mother Courage; Take Me Out; The Shape of Things(Lucille Lortel nomination); Curtains (Ensemble Obie Award); The Country Club; Plunge. London: The Shape of Things; Take Me Out. Film: When Will I Be Loved; The Shape of Things; The Business of Strangers; Stonewall. TV: "In Plain Sight" (series regular) & many guest spots.
Steggert originated this role at Bucks County Playhouse. Broadway: Big Fish, Ragtime (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle & Drama League nominations), 110 in the Shade (Outer Critics Circle nomination). Off-Broadway:Assistance (Playwrights Horizons), A Minister's Wife and The Grand Manner (Lincoln Center Theatre), Yank!(Drama Desk & Drama League nominations, York Theatre), The Slug Bearers of Kayrol Island (Drama Desk and Drama League nominations, The Vineyard Theatre), columbinus (New York Theater Workshop), and Camelot(NY Philharmonic). TV/Film: "The Good Wife," The Namesake, Kinsey, "All My Children" (Sam Gray). Bobby received the 2010 Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theatre.
Taylor is thrilled to make his Broadway debut in Mothers and Sons after originating the role of Bud at Bucks County Playhouse. Other credits: "Blue Bloods", "Colbert Report", commercials, voiceovers. Gratitude to God, family, Sheryl Kaller, Terrence McNally, Tom Kirdahy, Randi Mollo, John Shea (FBI), and the creative team! 1 Cor. 13:4-7
(u/s Bud Ogden-Porter)
Ammerman is excited to be making his Broadway debut. When Alex isn't on stage he's working hard in acting and music lessons. He loves to build with legos, listen to music, write books and is an avid outdoor sportsman. Alex would like to thank his family for their encouragement and support.
(u/s Katharine Gerard)
Broadway: The Heiress, 33 Variations. Off-Broadway: NY Shakespeare Festival, All's Well That Ends Well; Public,Stuff Happens; LCT, Third; Primary Stages, Boy. Regional: Ahmanson, Guthrie, WTF, Yale Rep, South Coast Rep, Shakespeare Theatre, Center Stage, Old Globe, Denver Center, McCarter, O'Neill Center, ATL. Film: The Automatic Hate. TV: "Unforgettable," "Whoopi," "L&O," "Homicide."
DAVID CHRISTOPHER WELLS
(u/s Cal Porter, u/s Will Ogden)
Broadway: The Coast of Utopia, The Rivals (LCT). Regional: Seattle Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Rep, The Old Globe, Dorset Theatre Festival, Pioneer Theatre, among others. TV: "Law and Order: CI". Film: Hank Boyd is Dead, The Wrong Girl. Training: MFA from the Old Globe/USD Actor Training Program.