Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press

By: Sep. 12, 2009

The casts of Roundabout Theatre Company's productions of THE UNDERSTUDY and ORDINARY DAYS met the press in their New York City rehearsAl Halls on Friday, September 11th and BroadwayWorld.com's camera were there!

THE UNDERSTUDY:
Mark-Paul Gosselaar ("Saved By The Bell"), Justin Kirk ("Weeds"), Julie White (The Little Dog Laughed), Director Scott Ellis (Curtains) and Playwright Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius).

The play will begin performances on Friday, October 9 and open officially on Thursday, November 5, 2009 at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement.

ORDINARY DAYS
Hunter Foster (Urinetown), Lisa Brescia (Wicked), Jared Gertner (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde), Director Marc Bruni (Such Good Friends) and Author Adam Gwon.

The new musical will begin previews performances on Friday, October 2, 2009 and will officially open on Sunday, October 25. This will be a limited engagement through Sunday, December 13, 2009.

Roundabout Theatre Company is one of the country's leading not-for-profit theatres. The company contributes invaluably to New York's cultural life by staging the highest quality revivals of classic plays and musicals as well as new plays by established writers. Roundabout consistently partners great artists with great works to bring a fresh and exciting interpretation that makes each production relevant and important to today's audiences. Roundabout Theatre Company currently produces at three permanent homes each of which is designed specifically to enhance the needs of the Roundabout's mission. Off-Broadway, the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre, which houses the Laura Pels Theatre and Black Box Theatre, with its simple sophisticated design is perfectly suited to showcasing intimate plays and musicals. The grandeur of its Broadway home on 42nd Street, American Airlines Theatre, sets the ideal stage for the classics. Roundabout's Studio 54 provides an exciting and intimate Broadway venue for its musical and special event productions. Together these three distinctive venues serve to enhance the work on each of its stages.

American Airlines is the official airline of Roundabout Theatre Company. Roundabout productions are made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the National Endowment for the Arts; and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Roundabout Theatre Company's 2009-2010 season includes Mark Saltzman, Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin's The Tin Pan Alley Rag, directed by Stafford Arima; Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, starring Sienna Miller & Jonny Lee Miller, directed by Mark Brokaw; Michael Stewart, Lee Adams and Charles Strouse's Bye Bye Birdie, starring John Stamos, Gina Gershon, Bill Irwin & Nolan Funk, directed and choreographed by Robert Longbottom; Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking, directed by Tony Taccone; Theresa Rebeck's The Understudy, with Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Justin Kirk, Julie White, directed by Scott Ellis; Adam Gwon's Ordinary Days, directed by Marc Bruni; Noël Coward's Present Laughter starring Victor Garber, directed by Nicholas Martin; and Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie directed by Gordon Edelstein. Roundabout's sold out production of The 39 Steps made its second Broadway transfer to the Helen Hayes Theatre on January 21, 2009.

For information and tickets call Roundabout Ticket Services at (212)719-1300, or visit online at www.roundaboutunderground.org.

Photos by Peter James Zielinski

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Julie White and playwright Theresa Rebeck

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Julie White

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Justin Kirk

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Justin Kirk and Julie White

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Justin Kirk, Julie White, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Justin Kirk, Julie White, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Director Scott Ellis, Theresa Rebeck, Justin Kirk, Julie White, and Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Lisa Brescia, Jared Gertner, Hunter Foster, and Kate Wetherhead

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Director Marc Bruni, Lisa Brescia, Jared Gertner, Hunter Foster, Kate Wetherhead, and playwright Adam Gown

Photo Coverage: The Casts of Roundabout's Upcoming Productions Of THE UNDERSTUDY And ORDINARY DAYS Meet The Press
Marc Bruni and Adam Gwon



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