Marlo Thomas to Lead World Premiere of Joe DiPietro's CLEVER LITTLE LIES at George Street Playhouse; Performances to Begin 11/19
George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced the casting of Marlo Thomas, award-winning actress of stage and screen, in the world premiere production of Clever Little Lies, by Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro (rescheduled from the 2012-13 season). Mr. Saint will helm the production, slated to take the stage in New Brunswick, November 19 - December 22. The remainder of the cast will be announced at a later date.
"After postponing this play last season, I am thrilled that Marlo will return to George Street for her third appearance on our stage, in a world premiere by the wonderful Joe DiPietro," said Mr. Saint. "They are both remarkable artists and I look forward to welcoming them here once again."
As Clever Little Lies begins, Bill Jr. and his father, Bill are in the locker room discussing their just-completed game. Bill Jr. is distracted, off his game and seemingly under pressure. A confidence shared between father and son sets events into motion in which secrets are exposed and clever little lies are crafted, escalating into an unexpected revelation that could change everything.
Individual tickets, priced from $38, are now available, as are five- and three-play subscription packages and flexible admission passes. For tickets and information call the George Street Playhouse Box Office 732-246-7717, or visit The Playhouse website; www.GSPonline.org. George Street Playhouse is located at 9 Livingston Avenue, in the heart of New Brunswick's vibrant, revitalized downtown, steps away from public transportation, parking and a wide variety of dining choices. Visit GSPonline.org to help plan your trip, with helpful directions, as well as parking and dining recommendations.
Marlo Thomas has appeared on Broadway in The Shadow Box, Social Security, Thieves and last season's, Relatively Speaking, written by Woody Allen, Ethan Coen and Elaine May. Off-Broadway: The Vagina Monologues, The Guys and The Exonerated (which she also performed in Chicago and Boston). National Tour: Six Degrees of Separation. Regional theatre: Paper Doll, Pittsburgh Public Theater; Woman in Mind, Berkshire Theatre Festival; Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Hartford Stage; The Effect Of Gamma Rays, Cleveland Playhouse. London West End: Barefoot in the Park. Ms. Thomas has appeared in more than a dozen distinguished television movies, including Nobody's Child, for which she won the Emmy for Best Dramatic Actress. Numerous TV guest appearances including Ugly Betty, Friends and Law & Order. Films include: Playing Mona Lisa, The Real Blonde, Dust and Stardust, In the Spirit, Thieves and Jenny. This summer, she can be seen in L.O.L., co-starring Miley Cyrus and Demi Moore. Ms. Thomas created the Free to Be...You and Me TV specials, books and records, as well as the bestselling books, The Right Words at the Right Time, Volumes 1 and 2, and Growing Up Laughing: My Story and the Story of Funny. She starred in and produced the groundbreaking, That Girl, television's first comedy series about a single, independent woman. She has been honored with four Emmys, nine Emmy nominations, the Peabody, the Golden Globe and the Grammy, and has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Ms. Thomas has performed at the George Street Playhouse in Elaine May's Roger Is Dead and Arthur Laurents' New Year's Eve.