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Larry David Makes His Official Broadway Debut in His Play Fish in the Dark

Anna D. Shapiro directs the new comedy with a cast of 18 at the Cort Theatre.

Larry David will star in the Broadway premiere of his play Fish in the Dark this winter.
(© David Gordon)

Actor and writer Larry David (Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm) officially makes his Broadway debut tonight in his new play Fish in the Dark at the Cort Theatre. The comedy began previews on February 2. Anna D. Shapiro directs.

A play about a death in the family, Fish in the Dark tells the story of a Norman Drexel (David), a man dealing with the passing of his father, as well as his overbearing family.

The play costars Rita Wilson, Jayne Houdyshell, Rosie Perez, Ben Shenkman, Lewis J. Stadlen, Jake Cannavale, Marylouise Burke, Jerry Adler, Jenn Lyon, Jonny Orsini, Molly Ranson, Maria Elena Ramirez, Rachel Resheff, Joel Rooks, Jeff Still, Kenneth Tigar, and Richard Topol. The understudies are Ali Rose Dachis, Diane J. Findlay, Alexandra Henrikson, Kathleen McNenny, Daniel Molina, and Greg Stuhr.

The creative team includes Todd Rosenthal (scenic design), Ann Roth (costume design), Brian MacDevitt (lighting design), David Yazbek (original music), Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen (sound design), and Alan D'Angerio (wig design). Scott Rudin and Lloyd Braun serve as lead producers.

Check out photos from the production in the gallery below.


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