Uzo Aduba, Janet McTeer to Return to Stage for 2018-19 Roundabout Season
The actors will star in plays by Lydia R. Diamond and Theresa Rebeck.
Award-winning actors Janet McTeer and Uzo Aduba will return to the New York stage during the 2018-19 season in productions of Roundabout Theatre Company.
Tony winner McTeer will head the cast of Theresa Rebeck's new play Bernhardt/Hamlet, a comedy about the actor Sarah Bernhardt and the legendary 1899 production of Hamlet, in which she played the title role. Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, the play will begin previews September 1 at the American Airlines Theatre, with opening set for September 25.
Emmy winner Aduba (Orange Is the New Black) will star in Lydia R. Diamond's Toni Stone, directed by Pam MacKinnon. Performances will begin in May 2019 at the Laura Pels Theatre. Based on Martha Ackmann's book Curveball, the play explores the life of its title character, the first woman to go pro in Negro League baseball.
Additional information about each production will be announced in the coming months.