Rebecca Creskoff, Brock Harris Lead LCT3's ALL AMERICAN
Rebecca Creskoff, Meredith Forlenza, Brock Harris, Sarah Steele, C.J. Wilson and Harry Zittel will be featured in the LCT3 world premiere production of ALL-AMERICAN, a new play by Julia Brownell, directed by Evan Cabnet. Performances will begin Monday, October 24, and run through Saturday, November 19 at The Duke on 42nd Street, a New 42nd Street® project (229 West 42 Street). Opening night is Monday, November 7.
Tickets for ALL-AMERICAN, priced at $20, will be available beginning Monday, September 26 at The Duke on 42nd Street box office, by visiting Dukeon42.org, or by calling 646-223-3010.
ALL-AMERICAN will have sets by Lee Savage, costumes by Jessica Wegener Shay, lighting by Japhy Weidman and sound by Jill BC DuBoff.
ALL-AMERICAN is the story of a modern American family: suburban dad and former NFL star Mike Slattery (to be played by C.J. Wilson) works hard to make his daughter Katie (Meredith Forlenza) the new star quarterback at her new school while ignoring her brainy twin brother Aaron (Harry Zittel). But Katie isn't sure she wants to keep playing and Mike's wife Beth (Rebecca Creskoff) isn't sure she wants to keep playing along.
Rebecca Creskoff can currently be seen on the HBO series Hung. She appeared on Broadway in Losing Louie and off-Broadway in Picasso At The Lapin Agile and The Sleeping Hippo. Her other television credits include Curb Your Enthusiasm, Desperate Housewives, Mad Men and The New Adventures of Old Christine. Meredith Forlenza was seen on Broadway in Behanding in Spokane and Pal Joey. Brock Harris, a graduate of the Hartt School of Music, appeared in the Hartford Stage production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Michael Wilson. Sarah SteelE has appeared off-Broadway in Speech and Debate and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, in the film Spanglish and on television in The Good Wife, Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent. C.J. Wilson was seen in LCT's production of Henry IV. His Broadway credits include A Steady Rain, Festen, Long Day's Journey Into Night and The Best Man. Harry Zittel's off-Broadway credits include Privilege and A Boy's Life. He has appeared in the films The Virginity Hit, Taking Woodstock and Spinning into Butter and on television in John Adams on HBO.
Julia Brownell is a writer on the critically-acclaimed HBO half-hour series Hung. Her sex comedy feature film F***ING ENGAGED was optioned by FilmNation with Jessica Biel attached to star and produce. Her play Smart Cookie was the winner of 2008 Kendeda Graduate Playwriting Award, which had its world premiere at the ALLIANCE THEATRE in Atlanta. Julia's short play Good Girl was produced at The Actors Theatre of Louisville and was a finalist for the National Ten-Minute Play Contest. Her plays have been read/workshopped by The Public Theater, the Minneapolis Playwright's Center, and the Babel Theater Project. She is a graduate of the M.F.A. Theatre Program at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
Evan Cabnet recently directed the world premiere of David West Read's The Dream of the Burning Boy at the Roundabout Theatre Company. He has directed new plays at a variety of NY theaters including the Cherry Lane, Atlantic Theater Company, Rattlestick and Naked Angels. His regional credits include productions at the Denver Center Theatre, the Long Wharf Theater and Williamstown Theatre Festival.
This season will mark a milestone for LCT3, Lincoln Center Theater's programming initiative devoted to producing the work of new artists and developing new audiences. In late spring 2012, LCT3 will move into its new home, the 131-seat Claire Tow Theater, currently being built on the roof of the Vivian Beaumont Theater. In addition, Lincoln Center Theater will reopen LCT3's recent, critically acclaimed production of 4000 Miles, a new play by Amy Herzog, directed by Daniel Aukin, as part of its regular Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater season in April.
Currently, Lincoln Center Theater is presenting, with The National Theatre of Great Britain in association with Bob Boyett, the Tony Award winning production of War Horse, based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford in association with Handspring Puppet Company, directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris in the Vivian Beaumont Theater, the Broadway production of Jon Robin Baitz's critically acclaimed new play Other Desert Cities, directed by Joe Mantello at the Booth Theatre and Blood and Gifts, a new play by J.T. Rogers, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater.
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