Photo Coverage: Tony Shalhoub, Santino Fontana & ACT ONE Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
The Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Producing Artistic Director André Bishop) production of Act One, a play written and directed by James Lapine from the autobiography by Moss Hart, just opened last night, April 17, at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The cast features Bob Ari, Bill Army, Will Brill, Laurel Casillo, Chuck Cooper, Santino Fontana, Steven Kaplan, Will LeBow, Mimi Lieber,Charlotte Maier, Noah Marlowe, Andrea Martin, Greg McFadden, Deborah Offner, Lance Roberts,Matthew Saldivar, Matthew Schechter, Tony Shalhoub, Jonathan Spivey, Wendy Rich Stetson, Bob Stillman and Amy Warren. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below!
ACT ONE, James Lapine's new play from the classic autobiography by Moss Hart, deemed one of the finest books about 20th -century American theater, eloquently chronicles the playwright/director's impoverished childhood and his determined struggle to escape poverty and forge a career in the theater. A path which led to his collaboration with George S. Kaufman and their first great success, Once In a Lifetime. he company of twenty-two actors will play multiple roles with Tony Shalhoub,Santino Fontana and Matthew Schechter playing Moss Hart at different stages of his life.
ACT ONE has sets by Beowulf Boritt, costumes by Jane Greenwood, lighting by Ken Billington, sound by Dan Moses Schreier and original music by Louis Rosen.
Photo Credit: Walter McBride
The Opening Night Performance After Party for 'Act One' at The Plaza Hotel on April 17, 2014 in New York City.
Wendy Rich Stetson