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The week after Thanksgiving. A Bed & Breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful innkeeper. A young couple struggling to stay together. Thousands of inanimate objects, watching.

The cast includes Christopher Abbott (HBO's "Girls") as Elias, Hong Chau ("A to Z," "Treme") as Jenny, five-time Emmy Award-nominee Georgia Engel ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show") as Mertis, and Tony Award-nominee Lois Smith (Signature's The Trip to Bountiful, The Illusion, Heartless and The Old Friends) as Genevieve.

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Christopher Abbott, known for his extensive work in independent films, made his Broadway debut in 2011 in the revival of *The House of Blue Leaves*. more...

Hong Chau, celebrated for her acclaimed role in the 2022 film "The Whale," where she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, brings her remarkable talent to the cast of John. more...

Georgia Engel, who won an Obie Award for her performance in Annie Baker's *John* at Signature Theatre, also graced Broadway stages in productions like *The Drowsy Chaperone* and *Hello, Dolly!* with Ethel Merman. more...

Lois Smith, a distinguished American character actress and three-time Tony Award nominee, captivated audiences in the past with her performances in The Grapes of Wrath (1990), Buried Child (1996), and The Inheritance (2020). more...

Awards and Nominations


2016 Drama Desk Awards
Outstanding Actress in a Play: Georgia Engel was nominated but did not win.

2016 The Lortels
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play: Lois Smith was nominated but did not win.
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play: Georgia Engel was nominated but did not win.
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