John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop
(© Andrew Eccles)
John Lithgow as Joseph Alsop
(© Andrew Eccles)
Complete casting has been announced for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of David Auburn's The Columnist. Daniel Sullivan will direct the production, which will begin previews on April 4 at MTC's Broadway house, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, with an opening date set for April 25.

The play centers on the syndicated newspaper columnist Joseph Alsop, and his place in the Washington political world.

Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow will star as Joseph Alsop, with the cast also featuring Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines, Stephen Kunken, Marc Bonan, Grace Gummer, and Brian J. Smith.

The creative team will include John Lee Beatty (scenic design), Jess Goldstein (costume design), Kenneth Posner (lighting design), John Gromada (original music, sound design), Rocco DiSanti (projection design), and Charles LaPointe (hair & wig design).

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