Eakeley, Lysy, Pressley to Join Rabe and Ruehl in American Plan
The play is set in an idyllic Catskills retreat in the early 1960s and focuses on an elegant and imperious German-Jewish refugee mother, her eccentric daughter, and the mysterious young man who enters their lives. Greenberg is also represented this season on Broadway by the revised libretto for the Roundabout Theatre's production of Pal Joey. His many other works include Take Me Out, The Violet Hour, Three Days of Rain, and The Dazzle.
The creative team includes Jonathan Fensom (sets and costumes), Mark McCullough (lighting), and Darron L. West & Bray Poor (sound). Grindley received a Tony Award nomination for Journey's End and directed the Roundabout's revival of Pygmalion. He will direct the Roundabout's upcoming revival of The Philanthropist starring Matthew Broderick in April.
Eakeley previously appeared on Broadway in Sweeney Todd, and additional theater credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, Illyria, Love's Labour's Lost, and Cabaret. Lysy appeared on Broadway in the 2000 revival of Macbeth and his numerous Off-Broadway credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream, All That I Will Ever Be, The Water's Edge, and Manic Flight Reaction. Pressley was part of the original Broadway company of Dreamgirls and her other Main Stem credits include Cats and The Moony Shapiro Songbook. She was most recently seen Off-Broadway in The First Breeze of Summer.