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Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

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The upcoming Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play You Can't Take It With begins previews on August 26, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), with an opening night set for September 28, 2014. The production will be directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. Check out the marquee below!

The complete cast of You Can't Take It With You includes: Tony Award and Outer Critics' Circle winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope) as Martin Vanderhof, two-time Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rose Byrne* ("Damages," Bridesmaids, Neighbors) as Alice Sycamore, Elizabeth Ashley(Take Her, She's Mine, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Gore Vidal's The Best Man) as The Grand Duchess Olga, Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Wicked, "Masters of Sex") as Essie Carmichael, Johanna Day (August: Osage County) as Mrs. Kirby, three-time Drama Desk nominee Julie Halston (Anything Goes, The Divine Sister) as Gay Wellington, Byron Jennings (The Merchant of Venice, Inherit the Wind) as Mr. Kirby, Fran Kranz (Death of a Salesman) as Tony Kirby, Mark Linn-Baker (A Funny Thing...Forum, "Perfect Strangers," My Favorite Year) as Paul Sycamore, Tony Award nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) as Penelope Sycamore, Tony Award nominee Reg Rogers (Holiday, The Royal Family) as Boris Kolenkhov, Will Brill (Act One) as Ed Carmichael, Nick Corley (The Mystery of Edwin Drood) as a G-Man, Austin Durant (War Horse) as a G-Man, Theatre World Award winner Crystal A. Dickinson (Clybourne Park) as Rheba, Marc Damon Johnson (Lucky Guy) as Donald,Karl Kenzler (Mary Poppins) as Henderson, Patrick Kerr (Stage Kiss, The Ritz) as Mr. De Pinna, and Joe Tapper(Witnessed By The World) as a G-Man.

Three-time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (two 2014 Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations, The Bridges of Madison County; Parade), will write original music for the production. The design team includes: set design by Tony Award nominee David Rockwell (Kinky Boots, Hairspray), costume design by 2014 special Tony Award recipient, Jane Greenwood (Act One, Waiting for Godot), lighting design by two-time Tony Award winner Donald Holder (South Pacific, The Lion King), sound design by Jon Weston (The Bridges of Madison County) and hair and wig design by Tom Watson (Act One, Waiting for Godot.

Family can do crazy things to people. And the Sycamore family is a little crazy to begin with. James Earl Jonesheads the wackiest household to ever hit Broadway in Kaufman and Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic You Can't Take It With You. He plays wily Grandpa Vanderhof, leader of a happily eccentric gang of snake collectors, cunning revolutionaries, ballet dancers and skyrocket makers. But when the youngest daughter brings her fiancé and his buttoned-up parents over for dinner, that's when the real fireworks start to fly.

Photo Credit: Walter McBridehigh res photos

Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
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Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
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Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
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Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
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Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
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Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
'You Can't Take It With You'

Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
'You Can't Take It With You'

Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
'You Can't Take It With You'

Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
'You Can't Take It With You'

Up on the Marquee: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.