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BREAKING NEWS: Casting has been revealed for the 2nd chance Broadway run of Tracy Lett‘s new political play The Minutes as it finally prepares to finally reach its long awaited Opening on Broadway beginning Spring 2022.
Under the direction of Anna J. Shapiro, the cast will still feature majority of the cast it had prior to the shutdown including….
Letts (who also wrote August: Osage County) as “Mayor Superba”,
Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller (Broadway’s Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Waitress, and the recent 2018 Broadway revival of Carousel) in her first straight play / non musical role on Broadway as “Ms. Johnson”,
Tony Award nominee K. Todd Freeman (Broadway’s WICKED, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Airline Highway) as “Mr. Blake”,
Sally Murphy (Broadway’s 1994 Lincoln Center Theater revival of Carousel, Linda Vista, and August: Osage County) as “Ms. Matz”,
Tony Award winner and Emmy Award nominee Blair Brown (The Parisian Woman and Copenhagen, TV’s The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd) as “Ms. Innes”,
and more.
New to the cast will include Emmy Award winner Noah Reid (TV’s Schitt’s Creek) in his Broadway debut replacing Golden Globe nominee Armie Hammer as “Mr. Peel”.
THE MINUTES will return to Broadway playing the legendary Studio 54 (current home of the limited engagement revival of Caroline, Or Change). Previews will resume on March 19th, 2022 and will finally reach its long awaited official Opening Night on April 7th, 2022.
This show originally began originally began previews on February 25th, 2020 at its initial home at the Cort Theatre. It was slated to open on March 15th, 2020 but was abruptly shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic causing Broadway and Live Theater to shutdown.
THE MINUTES moves to Studio 54 due to its original Broadway home at the Cort Theatre currently going through an ongoing full scale renovation project.
Who is excited?!!!
Mike Haber
Author: Mike Haber

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