Roundabout's The Constant Wife begins previews 5/27

Preview performances begin tomorrow Friday, May 17th for Roundabout Theatre Company's (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presentation of Kate Burton as "Constance Middleton", Michael Cumpsty as "John Middleton", John Dossett as "Bernard Kersal" and Lynn Redgrave as "Mrs. Culver" in the new Broadway production of W. Somerset Maugham social comedy The Constant Wife, directed by Mark Brokaw at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). Previews begin on Friday, May 27th, 2005 and opens officially on Thursday, June 16th, 2005. This is a limited engagement through August 7th, 2005.

The cast also includes Enid Graham as "Martha", Kathryn Meisle as "Marie-Louise", Denis Homes as "Bentley", John Ellison Conlee as "Mortimer Durham" and Kathleen McNenney as "Barbara Fawcett".

The design team for The Constant Wife includes Alan Moyer (sets), Michael Krass (costumes), Mary Louise Geiger (lights) and David Van Tieghem (sound and original compositions).

The Constant Wife is a social comedy of marital maneuvers in 1920s upper-class London. Constance Middleton discovers that her husband is having an affair with her best friend. Rather than humiliating herself and others, she denies the affair, defends the two, and sets about turning bad luck, unfaithful friends, local gossip and a broken heart to her own advantage.

Tickets are available by calling Roundabout Ticket Services at (212) 719-1300, online at, or at the box office of the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). The Constant Wife will play Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8:00PM with a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinee at 2:00PM. Tickets range from $46.25 - $86.25.

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