A.R. Gurney
A.R. Gurney
Rob Campbell, John Cunningham, Mary Beth Peil, and Molly Regan will star in a new production of A.R. Gurney's autobiographically-inspired comedy The Cocktail Hour at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, January 10-February 4. The show, to be directed by Kim Rubenstein, will open officially on January 17.

Gurney's other works for the stage include The Dining Room, The Middle Ages, and Mrs. Farnsworth; his current play, Post Mortem, continues through December 16 at the Flea in New York City. He will talk about his work after the matinee of The Cocktail Hour on Sunday, January 28.

Campbell, who will play John, received an Obie Award for Small Tragedy. Among his many other stage credits are Hamlet, Aphrodisiac, and Living Room in Africa. Cunningham, who will play Bradley, has starred on Broadway in such shows as Amour, Six Degrees of Separation, Company, and 1776. He won an Obie Award for Quartermaine's Terms, and he starred in the Manhattan Theatre Club production of Gurney's Sylvia.

Peil, who will play Ann, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance as Anna Leonowens in The King and I. Her many other New York credits include Nine, Hedda Gabler and Frame 312. Regan, who will play Nina, has been seen on Broadway in The Crucible and Stepping Out.