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Bobby Cannavale, Calista Flockhart, T.R. Knight, Joe Mantegna Set for LATW Season

Calista Flockhart
Calista Flockhart

L.A. Theatre works has announced its 2012-13season to take place at UCLA’s James Bridges Theater. All shows are taped for future radio broadcasts and streaming.

It will begin with Christopher Hampton’s translation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull featuring Stephen Collins, Calista Flockhart, T.R. Knight, and Dakin Matthews (September 20-23), to be followed Charylane Woodard’s solo show The Nightwatcher (October 18-21), Christan Calvit’s adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice featuring Jane Carr and Nicholas Hormann (November 15-18), and Terrence McNally’s Lips Together, Teeth Apart starring Steven Weber (December 6-9).

Up next will be Stephen Adly Gurigis’ The Motherf**er With the Hat,starring original Broadway cast members Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, and Annabella Sciorra (January 31-February 3), John Logan’s Tony Award-winning drama Red with original Broadway star Alfred Molina (March 14-17); and Ntozake Shange’s award-winning choreopeom For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf featuring Cherise Boothe (April 18-21).

The season will conclude with David Mamet’s Pultizer Prize-winning drama Glengarry Glen Ross, starring Tony Award winner Joe Mantegna, along with Joshua Malina, Thomas Sadoski, and Josh Stamberg (May 16-19); Diane Samuel’s Kindertransport starring Jane Kaczmarek (June 20-23), and Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, translated by Anthony Burgess and featuring Emily Swallow (July 11-14).

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