Allison Janney and Corey Hawkins Set to Open in Six Degrees of Separation
John Guare's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-nominated play is returning to Broadway for the first time.
The Broadway revival of John Guare's Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-nominated play Six Degrees of Separation is set to open tonight at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. Trip Cullman directs the production, which stars seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey as Ouisa and Flan, alongside Corey Hawkins as Paul.
Janney and Hickey play a wealthy New York couple who are captivated by the arrival of a young con man (Hawkins) purporting to be the son of actor Sidney Poitier.
The production also features Tony Carlin (Fish in the Dark) as the Doorman, Michael Countryman (Privacy) as Larkin, James Cusati-Moyer (A Soldier's Tale) as the Hustler, Ned Eisenberg (Rocky) as Dr. Fine, Lisa Emery (Casa Valentina) as Kitty, Keenan Jolliff (Youth in Oregon) as Woody, Peter Mark Kendall (Mercury Fur) as Rick, Cody Kostro (Dead Poet's Society) as Doug, Sarah Mezzanotte (The Wolves) as Elizabeth, Colby Minifie (Long Day's Journey Into Night) as Tess, Paul O'Brien (The Importance of Being Ernest) as the Detective, Chris Perfetti (Everybody) as Trent, Ned Riseley (Poster Boy) as Ben, and Michael Siberry (Spamalot) as Geoffrey. Jim Bracchitta (Gypsy) completes the ensemble.
The design team will include Mark Wendland (sets), Ben Stanton (lighting), Darron L. West (sound), Clint Ramos (costumes), Lucy Mackinnon (projections), and Charles LaPointe (wigs).