Kevin Kline and Cobie Smulders-Led Present Laughter Announces Digital Lottery
Kate Burton and Kristine Nielsen also star in Noël Coward's comedy at the St. James Theatre.
The new Broadway revival of Noël Coward's Present Laughter, starring Kevin Kline, has announced a digital lottery, which will kick off on March 10 when performances begin at the St. James Theatre. Opening night is set for April 5, under the direction of Moritz von Stuelpnagel.
A limited quantity of $42 lottery tickets to each performance will be available through online entry. Lottery winners will be notified by text message and email by noon the day before the performance. Purchase must be completed online by credit card only, with one entry per person (no age restrictions) and up to two tickets per winner. There is no day-of rush ticket availability during previews.
With Kline as Garry Essendine, the previously announced principal company also includes Cobie Smulders as Joanna Lyppiatt, Kristine Nielsen as Monica Reed, Kate Burton as Liz Essendine, and Tedra Millan as Daphne Stillington. They will be joined by Bhavesh Patel as Roland Maule, Tony Award nominee Reg Rogers as Morris Dixon, Matt Bittner as Fred, Ellen Harvey as Miss Erikson, Obie Award winner Peter Francis James as Henry Lyppiatt, and Sandra Shipley as Lady Saltburn. Kelley Curran, Rachel Pickup, James Riordan, and David L. Townsend complete the cast.
The production will feature set design by David Zinn, costume design by Susan Hilferty, lighting design by Justin Townsend, sound design by Fitz Patton, and hair design by Josh Marquette.