Jimmi Simpson and Hank Azariain The Farnsworth Invention
(© Joan Marcus)
Jimmi Simpson and Hank Azaria
in The Farnsworth Invention
(© Joan Marcus)
The Broadway production of Aaron Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention will close at the Music Box Theatre on March 2. At the time, the show, which is directed by Des McAnuff, will have played 34 previews and 104 performances.

The play centers around the bitter conflict that pitted Philo T. Farnsworth (Jimmi Simpson), a boy genius who invented television as a high school student in 1927, against David Sarnoff (Hank Azaria), the head of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA).

The cast also features Nadia Bowers, Kyle Fabel, Maurice Godin, Adam Grupper, Christian McCarthy Johansen, Aaron Krohn, Kate MacCluggage, Bruce McKenzie, Malcolm Morano, Spencer Moses, Michael Mulheren, Jim Ortlieb, Michael Pemberton, Javier Picayo, Katharine Powell, Steve Rosen, James Sutorius, Margot White, Alexandra Wilson, and William Youmans.

The creative team includes Klara Zieglerova (scenic design), David C. Woolard (costume design), Howell Binkley (lighting design), Walter Trarbach (sound design), Andrew Lippa (original music), and Lisa Shriver (choreography).

For TheaterMania's review, click here.