BWW TV: Broadway Beat Sneak Peek of SUPERIOR DONUTS Opening Night

By: Oct. 04, 2009
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The Broadway transfer of Steppenwolf's new American play "Superior Donuts" at the Music Box Theatre celebrated its official opening night on Thursday, October 1, 2009. and Broadway Beat's cameras were there as the cast celebrated at the RedRye Grill Restaurant after the first night performance. Check out all the excitement with clips from the show and interviews from the cast and creative!

The Broadway cast includes Steppenwolf ensemble members Jon Michael HillYasen Peyankov and James Vincent Meredith with Jane AldermanKate BuddekeCliff Chamberlain,Michael GarveyRobert Maffia and Michael McKean. "Superior Donuts" is written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts and directed by ensemble member Tina Landau.  The play enjoyed a sold-out, world-premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company last summer. 
"Superior Donuts" follows Letts' Tony Award-winning play "August: Osage County" (which had also its sold-out, world-premiere at Steppenwolf) into The Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Tickets for "Superior Donuts" are on sale through or by calling 212-239-6200. "Superior Donuts" will perform Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Arthur Przybyszewski owns a decrepit donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago.  Franco Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better.  This provocative comedy, set in the heart of one of Chicago's most diverse communities, explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship.

Edited by Craig Brockman