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Broadway's The Play That Goes Wrong to Welcome Entirely New Cast on September 19

The original West End company will play its final performance on September 17.

Clifton Duncan will join the cast of The Play That Goes Wrong.
Clifton Duncan will join the cast of The Play That Goes Wrong.
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The Broadway production of The Play That Goes Wrong will welcome a brand new company of actors to the Lyceum Theatre beginning September 19. The original London company, which premiered the show in New York, will depart on September 17.

The new cast is made up of Ashley Bryant as Annie, Clifton Duncan as Robert, Mark Evans as Chris, Alex Mandell as Max, Harrison Unger as Dennis, Akron Watson as Trevor, with current understudies Jonathan Fielding and Amelia McClain assuming the roles of Jonathan and Sandra. Preston Truman Boyd, Ned Noyes, Ashley Reyes, and Katie Sexton will also join the production.

The Play That Goes Wrong started performances March 9, with opening night set for April 2. Directed by Mark Bell and cowritten by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields of the troupe Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong introduces the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, a company attempting to put on a 1920s murder mystery. As everything that can go wrong does, the accident-prone thespians battle on against all the odds to get to their final curtain call.

It has Tony-winning set design by Nigel Hook, lighting design by Ric Mountjoy, sound design by Andy Johnson, and costume design by Roberto Surace.

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