Six Degrees' Allison Janney, John Benjamin Hickey, and Corey Hawkins Meet the Press
John Guare's classic play returns to Broadway under the direction of Trip Cullman.
The stars of the new Broadway revival of John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation met the press at their rehearsal studio on March 1. Trip Cullman (Significant Other) directs the work, which is set to begin previews on April 5 before opening at the Ethel Barrymore Theater on April 25 for a 15-week run through July 16.
Seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney (The West Wing) and Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart) star as Ouisa and Flan, alongside Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton) as Paul.
The production will also feature 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.
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 design team will include Mark Wendland (sets), Ben Stanton (lighting), Darron L. West (sound), Clint Ramos (costumes), Lucy Mackinnon (projections), and Charles LaPointe (wigs).