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Meet the Full Cast of THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Opening Tonight on Broadway!

The first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles officially opens tonight, March 19, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company!

The show stars Golden Globe-winner and six-time Emmy Award-nominee Elisabeth Moss ("Mad Men," "Top of the Lake," Speed-the-Plow) in the title role. Moss is joined by Emmy Award-nomineeJason Biggs ("Orange Is The New Black," American Pie) and Tony Award-nominee Bryce Pinkham (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Bloody BloodyAndrew Jackson). In addition, Ali Ahn will play the role of Susan Johnston, Leighton Bryanwill play the roles of Jill/Debbie/Lisa, Tracee Chimo (Lips Together, Teeth Apart, "Orange Is The New Black," Bad Jews) will play the roles of Fran/Molly/Betsy/April, Elise Kibler will play the roles of Becky/Clara/Denise, and Andy Truschinski will play the roles of Chris Boxer/Mark/Waiter/Ray.

Tony Award-winner Pam MacKinnon (Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) directs. The creative team includes scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design byJessica Pabst, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Jill BC Du Boff, projection design by Peter Nigrini, hair and make-up design by Leah J. Loukas, and casting by Daniel Swee.

The Heidi Chronicles is the poignant coming-of-age story of three iconic decades of American culture: the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Through Heidi Holland, now a successful art historian, Wendy Wassersteinlooks back on the promises of a generation in the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning work that established her voice in the canon of quintessential theater forever. In its first Broadway revival -- a bold reimagining -- The Heidi Chronicles charts 19 characters through 13 scenes in 3 decades and 4 cities, as three unlikely friends come to realize that the fight for what you believe in can bring you a long way... maybe.


ELISABETH MOSS
(Heidi Holland)

Moss stars as 'Peggy Olson' on the award-winning series "Mad Men." In addition to the series' numerous honors, Moss has received five Emmy Award nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, and two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance on the show. She has also joined with the entire cast to win the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series for three consecutive years. Prior to "Mad Men," Moss played 'Zoey Bartlett,' daughter to Martin Sheen's president, for seven seasons on Aaron Sorkin's critically praised and award-winning drama, "The West Wing." Moss most recently starred in TOP OF THE LAKE, Jane Campion's highly-acclaimed seven-part miniseries for the BBC and the Sundance Channel, for which she won the Golden Globe and Critics Choice TV Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Movie or Miniseries and received Emmy and SAG Award nominations in the same category. Moss can be seen starring opposite Mark Duplass in THE ONE I LOVE, directed by Charlie McDowell, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. She can next be seen starring with Jason Schwartzman in Alex Ross Perry's LISTEN UP PHILIP, which also premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival and will be released this October. Moss recently wrapped production on HIGH-RISE, a film directed by Ben Wheatley also starring Luke Evans, Tom Hiddleston, Sienna Miller and Jeremy Irons. She's currently in production on the psychological thriller MEADOWLAND, directed by Reed Morano and starring Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson. Later this Fall she will star in another psychological thriller, QUEEN OF EARTH which will reunite her with writer/director Alex Ross Perry. Moss is also attached to star in THERE ARE MONSTERS, a horror film from director Bryan Bertino. Moss's additional film credits include Walter Salles's adaptation of the classic Jack Kerouac novel ON THE ROAD, DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE MORGANS?, GET HIM TO THE GREEK, THE MISSING, GIRL INTERRUPTED, MUMFORD, A THOUSAND ACRES, and VIRGIN, for which she was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for Best Actress. Moss's stage credits include The Children's Hour in London's West End opposite Keira Knightley, the Broadway revival of David Mamet's Speed the Plow opposite William H Macy and her New York theater debut with Playwrights Horizons in Franny's Way.

JASON BIGGS
(Scoop Rosenbaum)

Biggs currently stars in Jenji Kohan's Emmy nominated Netflix series "Orange is the New Black," which is based on the book by Piper Kerman. Biggs plays Larry Bloom, the fiancé of Piper Chapman, played by Taylor Schilling, who is imprisoned for drug-dealing. Last year, Biggs reprised his notable role of Dylan Stack in CBS' "The Good Wife." Biggs last starred on the big screen opposite Joel David Moore in the indie political dramedy Grassroots, which was directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and distributed by Samuel Goldwyn films. In April the same year, Biggs starred in and served as producer on American Reunion, the internationally successful follow-up to the American Pie trilogy of films in which he also starred. Combined, the films made nearly $1 billion worldwide and helped cement Biggs as a household name. Other film credits include Jersey Girl, written and directed by Kevin Smith, in which he starred alongside Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler; the Woody Allen project, Anything Else; the film adaptation of Elizabeth Wurtzel's best-selling biography Prozac Nation, opposite Christina Ricci; the romantic comedy Saving Silverman with Jack Black, Steve Zahn, and Amanda Peet; the Amy Heckerling film Loser; the romantic comedy Boys and Girls opposite Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Claire Forlani; Saul Metztein's black comedy Guy X; the Disney hit 8 Below, an adventure film in which he starred opposite Paul Walker; Over My Dead Body, a romantic comedy with Paul Rudd and Eva Longoria; Lionsgate's romantic comedy My Best Friend's Girl, in which he starred opposite Kate Hudson, and Universal's Life Happens opposite Krysten Ritter, Kate Bosworth and Rachel Bilson. Biggs began his career in television on the soap opera "As the World Turns," for which he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. He also appeared on the shows "Mad Love," "Drexel's Class" and "Total Security." At age thirteen, he made his Broadway debut opposite Judd Hirsch in the critically acclaimed Broadway play, Conversations with My Father. Other theater credits include the Broadway production of The Graduate, opposite Kathleen Turner; Boy's Life, a coming-of-age comedy for Second Stage Theater directed by Michael Greif in which he starred opposite Rhys Coiro; and Daniel Goldfarb's play Modern Orthodox, in which he starred off-Broadway opposite Craig Bierko and Molly Ringwald, directed by James Lapine. The Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey native started acting at the age of five, with national commercials and modeling. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

BRYCE PINKHAM
(Peter Patrone)

Broadway: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (Tony, Drama Desk Nomination) GHOST, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Lincoln Center: Knickerbocker Holiday. Off-Broadway: Love's Labour's Lost (Central Park); Orphans' Home Cycle (Signature Theater); Bloody Bloody.. (Public Lab). Regional: Wiliamstown, The Guthrie, Yale Rep, Bay St. TV: "The Good Wife," "Person of Interest," "God in America." Bryce is a founding member of Zara Aina, an NGO that uses theater to empower at-risk children in Madagascar: zaraaina.org. He is also a recurrent collaborator with Outside the Wire, a theater company that performs classic works for American military audiences; his latest trips were to Kuwait, Guantanamo Bay and Japan. As a writer, Bryce has had articles published for VanityFair.com, American Theater Magazine, as well as the Yale Alumni Magazine. Bryce is a proud Leonore Annenberg Fellow and an enthusiastic graduate of the Yale School of Drama and Boston College.

TRACEE CHIMO
(Fran/Molly/Betsy/April)

Broadway: Harvey (Roundabout) and Irena's Vow (Walter Kerr). Tracee recently starred in Lips Together Teeth Apart at Second Stage and originated the role of Daphna in BadJews at the Roundabout for which she received the 2014 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress as well as an Outer Critic's Circle Award and Drama League Award nominations. Other Off Broadway: Reagan in Bachelorette at Second Stage (Lucille Lortel nomination), and Lauren in Circle Mirror Transformation at Playwright's Horizons (OBIE, Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel nomination). She has a Clarence Derwent Award for 'Most Promising Actress in New York' and a 'Rising Star' Award from her alma mater. TV: "Orange is the New Black," "Black Box," "The Money", "Louie", "Royal Pains," "High Maintenance" and "The Good Wife". Film:The Five Year Engagement, Concussion, Take Care, Side Effects, and Michael Mann's Blackhat.

ALI AHN
(Susan Johnston)

Broadway debut. Off Broadway: Sugar House (Ma-Yi), Twelfth Night, The Importance of Being Earnest (The Pearl), House of Bernarda Alba (NAATCO), LaSanta (Ontological). Regional: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare on the Sound), Strike-Slip (Humana Festival). International: Singapore Arts Festival, Naples Theater Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Film/Television: Liberal Arts, Girl in the Book, The Dark Side, Odd Mom Out, Black Box, Blue Bloods, White Collar, Louie, Zero Hour, Law & Order: SVU, Ugly Betty, HMS. Education: Yale, CalArts.

LEIGHTON BRYAN
(Jill/Debbie/Lisa)

Broadway: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Regional: Present Laughter, As You Like It (Two River); Intimate Apparel (Westport). Television: "Boardwalk Empire" and "Blue Bloods." Leighton is a graduate of Brown University and the M.F.A. Acting Program at New York University. Ly5.

ELISE KIBLER
(Becky/Clara/Denise)

Kibler is a female with brown hair and a strong immune system.

ANDY TRUSCHINSKI
(Chris Boxer/Mark/Waiter/Ray)

Broadway debut. National tour: War Horse (Pvt. David Taylor), NYC: Titan Theatre - Exonerated (Kerry), Regional: Chicago Shakespeare - Midsummer Night's Dream (Lysander), Comedy of Errors (Antipholus of Syracuse), The Goodman - Christmas Carol (Fred/Young Scrooge), American Players Theatre - Hay Fever (Sandy), Notre Dame (Hamlet). All my love to my fam and Jessie.

THERESE PLAEHN
(u/s Heidi, Susan Johnston)

Therese is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut. Select New York credits: A (radically condensed and expanded) Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again, after David Foster Wallace (Public Theater, dir. Daniel Fish), Family Play 1979-present, (CTown/New Ohio, dir. Lee Sunday Evans), Three Sisters (Makehouse), Gloucester Blue (Barefoot Theatre Company, dir. Israel Horovitz), Tape (NYC revival, Knife Edge Prod.), Dancing at Lughnasa (Gallery Players). Other select: Our Town (Huntington, dir. David Cromer), Paradise Lost (A.R.T.), Dying City (Stonington Opera House), History of the American Film (A.R.T. Institute), The Little Tragedies (Moscow Art Theatre). Television includes: "Odyssey" (NBC), "Hatfields & McCoys (NBC pilot), "Blue Bloods" (CBS), "Onion News Network" (IFC), "Onion News Empire" (Amazon), "12:21: Demetri Martin Special" (BBC). MFA: A.R.T./Moscow Art Theatre Institute at Harvard. Therese created and hosts a talk/game show, "The Shift," from behind the bar downstairs at Union Hall in Brooklyn. She wishes to send endless thanks to her parents.

BEN GRANEY
(u/s Scoop, Peter, Chris Boxer/Mark/Ray/Waiter)

Broadway: War Horse (Lincoln Center Theater) Off-Broadway: When the Rain Stops Falling (Lincoln Center Theater), Game Play, The Netflix Plays (Ars Nova) Other NYC Theater: From The Miraculous(Writer, Director, & Performer - Studio Tisch & in residence summer '14 at SPACE on Ryder Farm), Paper Dolls (Sundance Theater Lab), Spring Fling (F*It Club - IRT), Bare Naked Drama (Aporia - Cherry Pit), Obama Drama (Creative Destruction - The Tank), An Irish Brew (Studio Tisch) Regional: The Heidi Chronicles, Postcards from Earth (Guthrie), Be a Good Little Widow (Old Globe), Twelfth Night, Youth Ink! (McCarter), The Cherry Orchard, Twelfth Night (Chautauqua), Brand:NEW Festival '09 & '10 (Hartford Stage) Film:Canto, Ama at Sea TV: Unscripted, The History Channel Writing: The Kosher Cucina (Co-Creator, Co-Writer, and Actor - Webseries), The Baby Gospel (Semi-Finalist - O'Neill Theater Center '11) Teaching: Artists Financial Support Group, Co-Founder and Educator at many schools and organizations. Training: M.F.A. NYU Grad Acting, B.A. CSU Long Beach.

AMELIA MCCLAIN
(u/s Jill/Debbie/Lisa/Hostess, Fran/Molly/Betsy/April, Becky/Clara/Denise)

Broadway: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (directed by Nicholas Martin) and The House of Blue Leaves(directed by David Cromer). Other New York: Dance Dance Revolution(written and directed by Alex Timbers), October/Novemeber (by Anne Washburn, directed by Ken Russ Schmoll), Mine (by Bekah Brunsetter, directed by Wes Grantom). Regional: Noises Off (Arena Stage), Restoration Comedy (The Old Globe), The Pursuit of Happiness (Merrimack Rep), Our Town and Romeo and Juliet (Pioneer Theatre), You Cant Take It With You,Sense and Sensibility and The Other Place (Rep of St Louis), You Can't Take It With You (Cincinnati Playhouse), Tigers Be Still (TheatreSquared), The Other Place (Hartford TheaterWorks). BFA: The University of Evansville. MFA: New York University.


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