Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Damn Yankees Benefit Concert Reading
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and James Earl Jones will star, and Kathleen Marshall will direct.
The evening will feature Whoopi Goldberg as Applegate, Golden Globe winner Maggie Gyllenhaal as Lola, and Tony and Academy Award winner James Earl Jones as Mr. Welch. Roundabout associate artist Kathleen Marshall (Anything Goes, The Pajama Game) will direct this one-night-only event. Proceeds from the benefit concert reading will support Roundabout's many programs and initiatives.
Inspired by the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop, the musical features a score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, and a book by George Abbott and Wallop.