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Take Me Out Announces Complete Broadway Casting

Brandon J. Dirden, Joel Perez, and more will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Jesse Williams.

Joel Perez joins the cast of Take Me Out.
(© David Gordon)

Second Stage Theater has announced full casting for the Broadway production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play, Take Me Out. Directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out will begin previews April 2, 2020, and officially open on April 23, 2020, at Second Stage's Hayes Theater.

Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Will Harrison, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, and Joel Perez will join previously announced stars Patrick J. Adams, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Jesse Williams.

In Take Me Out, playwright Richard Greenberg celebrates the personal and professional intricacies of America's favorite pastime. When Darren Lemming (Jesse Williams), the star center fielder for the Empires, comes out of the closet, the reception off the field reveals a barrage of long-held unspoken prejudices. Facing some hostile teammates and fraught friendships, Darren is forced to contend with the challenges of being a gay person of color within the confines of a classic American institution. As the Empires struggle to rally toward a championship season, the players and their fans begin to question tradition, their loyalties, and the price of victory.

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