Meet the Cast of ALL MY SONS- Now in Previews!
Arthur Miller's All My Sons begins preview performances tonight, April 4, 2019, and opens officially on Monday, April 22, 2019. This is a limited engagement through June 23, 2019 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
The cast, led by Golden Globe winner and Academy, Tony & Emmy nominee Annette Bening as "Kate Keller" and SAG Award nominee & Tony Award winner Tracy Letts as "Joe Keller," just met the press. Check out the photos below!
Bening, Letts and Walker return to Broadway in the play that launched Arthur Miller as the moral voice of the American Theater. In the aftermath of WWII, the Keller family struggles to stay intact and to fight for their future when a long-hidden secret threatens to emerge-forcing them to reckon with greed, denial, repentance, and post-war disenchantment across generations.
Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
Annette Bening (Kate Keller): is a Tony and Academy Award-nominated actress with a celebrated career across stage and screen. Theater credits include: King Lear for Public Theater's 2014 Shakespeare in the Park; Ruth Draper Monologues at Geffen Playhouse; The Cherry Orchard at Mark Taper Forum; Talking Heads at Tiffany Theater; Hedda Gablerat Geffen Playhouse; and Medea at UCLA. Her work as Holly Dancer in Costal Disturbances earned her the 1987 Clarence Derwent Tony Award for Outstanding Debut Performance of the Season.
Film credits include: Life Itself; The Seagull; Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (BAFTA Award nomination); Rules Don't Apply; 20th Century Women (Golden Globe and Independent Spirit Award nomination); Danny Collins; The Search; The Face of Love; Girl Most Likely; Ginger & Rosa; Ruby Sparks; The Kids are Alright (Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA Award, Independent Spirit Award nomination and SAG Award nomination); Mother and Child, The Women, Running with Scissors (Golden Globe nomination); Mrs. Harris (Golden Globe nomination); Being Julia (Academy Award, Golden Globe and SAG Award nomination); Open Range; What Planet Are You From?; American Beauty (Academy Award, Golden Globe, BAFTA Award and SAG Award nomination); In Dreams; The Siege; Mars Attacks!, The American President (Golden Globe nomination); Richard III; Love Affair; Bugsy (Golden Globe nomination); Regarding Henry; Guilty by Suspicion; Postcards for the Edge; The Grifters (Academy Award and BAFTA Award nomination); Valmont; and The Great Outdoors.
Her upcoming film credits include: Captain Marvel, Christoph Waltz's directorial debut Georgetown; and William Nicholson's Hope Gap opposite Bill Nighy. Bening graduated from San Francisco State University and trained at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco until she joined The Acting Company.
Tracy Letts (Joe Keller): is the only person to win both a Tony Award for acting and a Pulitzer Prize. He is the author of Killer Joe, Bug, Man from Nebraska (Pulitzer finalist), August: Osage County (Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award for Best Play), Superior Donuts, The Scavenger's Daughter, Mary Page Marlowe, Linda Vista and The Minutes (Pulitzer finalist). He also wrote the screenplays for the films Killer Joe, Bug, August: Osage County, and, currently in production, The Woman in the Window. He won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Play for his performance as George in the Tony Award-winning revival of Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, which premiered at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre.
He joined the Steppenwolf ensemble in 2002, where he has appeared in American Buffalo, Betrayal, The Pillowman, The Pain and the Itch, The Dresser, Homebody/Kabul, The Dazzle, Glengarry Glen Ross (also Dublin and Toronto), Three Days of Rain, many others. Other productions include The Realistic Joneses (Broadway) and Orson's Shadow (Barrow Street Theatre, NY). Film appearances include The Post, Lady Bird, The Lovers, Indignation, Christine, The Big Short, Elvis and Nixon, Imperium, Wiener-Dog, Guinevere. TV appearances include The Sinner, Divorce, Homeland, Seinfeld, Home Improvement.
Benjamin Walker (Chris Keller): was last seen on Broadway playing the lead role of 'Patrick Bateman' in the musical adaptation of American Psycho. His stage work also includes his critically raved about performance as the title character in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson and "Brick" in Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof opposite Scarlett Johansson on Broadway. He also appeared on Broadway in Les Liasons Dangereuses directed by Rufus Norris and Inherit the Winddirected by Doug Hughes. On the film side, he can most recently be seen in the independent feature Shimmer Lake, written and directed by Oren Uziel.
He can also be seen as the lead role in the Nicholas Sparks film The Choice, opposite Teresa Palmer as well as Ron Howard's adaptation of In The Heart of the Sea where he stars alongside Chris Hemsworth. Some of his other previous film credits include: the title role in Timur Bekmambetov's Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter for Fox and producer Tim Burton, the Emmy-nominated "Muhammed Ali's Greatest Fight" for HBO Films, Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers" for DreamWorks SKG, and the Bill Condon directed "Kinsey" for Fox Searchlight. Benjamin is a graduate of the Juilliard School.
Francesca Carpanini (Ann Deever): made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated revival of The Little Foxes with Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon. While still a student at Juilliard, she starred alongside Sam Waterston in Shakespeare in the Park's production of The Tempest. Other theatre credits include: Dead Poets Society (Classic Stage Company). TV/Film credits include: The Good Wife and Catching Up.
Hampton Fluker (Tony Carter): stars as Marcus Tufo on the NBC Series "Shades of Blue." Television credits include arcs on "The Good Wife" and "Major Crimes" along with roles on "Blue Bloods," "Aquarius" and "Whitney" directed by Angela Bassett. His film credits include Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg, The Blind Side starring Sandra Bullock and the independent features No One Asked Me and The Depths. On stage, Hampton starred in Esai's Table at The Cherry Lane Theatre. Fluker was raised in Atlanta, Georgia and resides in Brooklyn. He is a graduate of Boston University.
Michael Hayden (Dr. Jim Bayliss): was the recipient of the Theatre World and Drama League awards along with the Lawrence Olivier, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for his portrayal of Billy Bigelow in the Royal National Theatre/Lincoln Center Theatre production of Rodger and Hammerstein's Carousel, directed by Nicholas Hytner. His Broadway credits include a Tony Award nomination for his portrayal of the German defense attorney Oscar Rolfe, opposite Maximillian Schell, in the National Actor's Theatre production of Judgment at Nuremberg, Cliff in Cabaretdirected by Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall, Anthony Wilding in Enchanted April, Christian in Festen and Prince Hal opposite Kevin Kline as Falstaff in Lincoln Center Theatre's Production of Henry IV Parts I and II directed by Jack O'Brien.
Other New York credits include Chris in All My Sons at the Roundabout Theatre, the Lincoln Center premiers of Pete Gurney's Far East directed by Daniel Sullivan, and Ahren's and Flaherty's Dessa Rose directed by Graciela Daniele, Angelo in Measure for Measure in Central Park and Sam in the acclaimed revival of Edward Albee's Lady From Dubuque opposite Jane Alexander. London: Carousel, Royal National Theatre/West End, directed by Nicholas Hytner, Cabaret, West End, directed by Rufus Norris. Michael's regional credits include the title roles in Henry V and Richard II, performed in repertory, Chance in Sweet Bird of Youth opposite Elizabeth Ashley, all three performed at the Shakespeare Theatre of Washington, DC, Frank in Merrily We Roll Along, part of the Sondheim Festival at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC., and Benedict in Much Ado About Nothing at The Old Globe Theatre directed by Kathleen Marshall. Film: Michael received an American Film Institute Best Actor Award for his performance as Billy in Charming Billy; Patient 001, to be released in 2019. TV: credits include two seasons as Chris Docnovich on the ABC series "Murder One," guest appearances on NBC's "Law and Order," "Law and Order SVU," "Law and Order CI," "Hack," the PBS Great Performance Series adaptation of "Far East," the mini-series "Bella Mafia" opposite Vanessa Redgrave, and the Fox movie "Texas Tragedy."
Jenni Barber (Lydia Lubey): Broadway credits include Wicked (Glinda), Sunday in the Park with George, The Nance, Annie, The Performers and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. New York and regional credits include By The Way, Meet Vera Stark (Signature Theatre), Sunday in the Park with George (Huntington Theatre Company - Elliot Norton Award), Private Lives (Hartford Stage), As You Like It & The Tempest (Sam Mendes' The Bridge Project), From Up Here(Manhattan Theatre Club), Paint Your Wagon and A New Brain(Encores!). Television credits include "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Master of None," "Elementary," "Smash," "Law & Order: SVU" and the Emmy Award winning "The Electric Company." University of Michigan graduate.
Alexander Bello (Bert): Broadway debut! Off-Off-Broadway: A Real Boy (Max) 59E59 Theaters. Favorite youth productions include Aladdin (Genie), The Pirates of Penzance (Major-General Stanley) and Mary Poppins (Robertson Ay). Thank you to Jack O'Brien and John Mara Jr. for this incredible opportunity! He would also like to thank Anneke, Hazel and his family and friends as well as everyone at Random Farms Kids' Theater for believing in him. All my love to Mom, Dad and Adam for their enthusiastic encouragement, unwavering support and incessant cheering!
Monte Greene (Bert): is making his Broadway debut in All My Sons. He was awarded the 2017-18 Kevin Corrigan Scholarship for the Young Actors at Strasberg Program. Recent credits include Rebecca Miller's Maggie's Plan and Exposed. He discovered his passion for theatre last summer performing in Shakespeare Downtown's A Midsummer Night's Dream directed by Geoffrey Horne. Monte is thrilled to be a member of the All My Sons' cast and grateful to his family and his team at Nani/Saperstein and at Abrams.
Nehal Joshi (Frank Lubey): Roundabout: Threepenny Opera. Broadway: School of Rock, Gettin' the Band Back Together, Les Misérables (Original Revival Cast). Off-Broadway: Falling for Eve. Working (2008 revision, Drama Desk Award), Grand Hotel (Encores!). Select Regional: Disgraced (Arena Stage); Peter and the Starcatcher (Actor Theatre of Louisville) Oklahoma! (Arena Stage); Mister Roberts (Kennedy Center), Les Miserables (Dallas Theatre Center), Disney's The Jungle Book (Goodman Theater/Huntington Theater); Recent Tragic Events (Woolly Mammoth Theater Company). Film/TV: "The Wire" (HBO), Blackout (BET), "Law & Order: SVU" (NBC), "Search Party" (TBS). Video Game: World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. Twitter: @nehalpjoshi. IG: @nehaljoshi
Chinasa Ogbuagu (Sue Bayliss): is a Lucille Lortel nominated actor recently seen in New York Theater Workshop's "Duet Plays" where she played both Abasiama Ufot in Sojourners and Adiagha Ufot in Her Portmanteau. Onstage credits in New York include works at Playwrights Horizons, Playwrights Realm, Roundabout Theatre Co, Lincoln Center and others. She has appeared on many television series and recently starred in the film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie's On Monday of Last Week. All My Sons will mark Chinasa's Broadway debut.
Tony Carlin (u/s Joe Keller, Jim Bayliss): Broadway: Bernhardt/Hamlet, JUNK, Six Degrees of Separation, Fish in the Dark, All the Way, Spring Awakening, Mamma Mia! (original). Off-Broadway: Stuff Happens, Once in a Lifetime. Film: The Bourne Legacy, The Nutty Professor. TV: "The Blacklist," "Seinfeld."
Matthew Goodrich (u/s Chris Keller): Broadway: The Nance, Picnic (Roundabout). Off-Broadway: Shake & Bake Theatre. Regional credits include Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Orlando Shakes and Florida Studio Theatre. Thanks to Jack, Jim, Carrie and Carson/Kolker. MFA, CalArts
Anne Lange (u/s Kate Keller, Sue Bayliss): Roundabout: All My Sons, True West. Broadway: The Heidi Chronicles, The Survivor, Dinner at Eight, Holiday. Off-Broadway: Jeffrey, The Fairy Garden, The Family of Mann, Little Footsteps. TV: "The Good Wife," "Sex and the City," "Unforgettable." Film: Leaving Las Vegas, Shadows and Fog.
DeShawn Harold Mitchell (u/s George Deever, Frank Lubey): is excited to be making his Broadway debut. Credits include Barrington 10x10 play festival, New Swan Shakespeare Festival, "Orange Is the New Black," "Blindspot," "The Leftovers" and "Blue Bloods." Proud UC Irvine MFA graduate.
Georgia Warner (u/s Ann Deever, Lydia Lubey): Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: Napoli, Brooklyn (Roundabout). Regional credits include Jill in Equus alongside Alec Baldwin, Lane in Lyle Kessler's world premiere of House on Fire and many more. TV: "Law & Order: SVU," "Younger," "The Deuce." For Popup. @GeorgiaWarnerrr
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