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Dancy, Gaines, Mays, et al. Set for Broadway Revival of Journey's End logo
Jefferson Mays
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British film star Hugh Dancy, Tony Award winners Boyd Gaines and Jefferson Mays, and Stark Sands will headline the Broadway revival of R.C. Sherriff's 1929 play Journey's End, which will begin performances at the Belasco Theatre on February 8, with an official opening scheduled for February 22. The production will be directed by David Grindley, who helmed the show's recent London revival.

The cast will also re include John Ahlin, Nick Berg Barnes, John Behlmann, Justin Blanchard, Kieran Campion, John Curless, and Richard Poe. No information is available on the creative team.

The show, based on Sherriff's own experiences in World War I, is set in a French trench as a group of British officers prepare to raid the enemy. The play was previously seen on Broadway in 1929 and 1939. The Westport Country Playhouse and Houston's Alley Theatre presented the show in 2005.

Dancy's film credits include Black Hawk Down, Ella Enchanted, Basic Instinct 2, and the HBO miniseries Elizabeth I, in which he played the Earl of Essex. He has four films scheduled to come out in 2007, Blood and Chocolate, Evening, Savage Grace, and The Jane Austen Book Club.

Gaines has won three Tony Awards, for She Loves Me, The Heidi Chronicles, and Contact. He was last seen on Broadway in the Roundabout's revival of 12 Angry Men. Mays won the Tony, as well as several other honors, for I Am My Own Wife. He last appeared on the New York stage in the City Center Encores! production of Of Thee I Sing. Sands, who will make his Broadway debut, has appeared in such films and television shows as Die Mommie Die, Nip/Tuck, and Six Feet Under.

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