Yasmina Reza’s new play, God of Carnage, opened on Broadway last night to rapturous reviews. Here’s the show’s excellent four-person cast: Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis, James Gandolfini, and Marcia Gay Harden.
Gandolfini, who’s best known for playing Tony Soprano on The Sopranos, caught up with his co-star on that show, Broadway veteran Edie Falco.
Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman — who will soon be seen reprising his role of Wolverine in the film, X-Men Origins: Wolverine — was on hand for opening night.
Ugly Betty‘s America Ferrera is seen here with Amber Tamblyn, her co-star in the film, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.
Here’s Ferrera’s Ugly Betty co-star, Eric Mabius.
Alan Alda will be among the many stars participating in the Dramatists Guild benefit, Star Turns on April 20.
Two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow will soon return to Off-Broadway with his solo show, Stories by Heart.
Fashion designer Kenneth Cole was on hand for the festivities.
Bobby Cannavale — who appeared with Gandolfini in the film Romance & Cigarettes — and Sarah Paulson will soon star together Off-Broadway in The Gingerbread House, at Rattlestick Theatre, and on the ABC TV series Cupid, which premieres March 31.
Law & Order: SVU star Christopher Meloni was another welcome opening night guest.
Here are nine-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune, who is touring his retrospective show Steps in Time, and the lovely Rachel York, both of whom worked with Daniels in the recent musical Turn of the Century.
William Sadler co-starred with Harden in the 2007 thriller, The Mist, and is part of the Broadway cast of Exit the King, which opens at the Barrymore Theatre on March 26.
Finally, here’s Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce, who will return to Broadway later this season in Accent on Youth.
For TheaterMania’s review of God of Carnage, click here.