Edie Falco, Ben Stiller to Star in Broadway Revival of House of Blue Leaves; David Cromer to Direct
The play is set during the Pope's 1965 visit to New York City, which brings the hope of answered prayers and a few unexpected guests to an apartment in Sunnyside, Queens, where Artie Shaughnessy (Stiller), a zookeeper, pines for a new life as a popular songwriter. Falco will play his schizophrenic wife, Bananas.
Falco starred on Broadway in 'night, Mother and Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune, and recently appeared Off-Broadway in This Wide Night. She currently stars in Showtime's Nurse Jackie and is best known for her Emmy Award-winning role of Carmelo Soprano in The Sopranos.