Danny DeVito Theresa Rebeck
Danny DeVito Theresa Rebeck

Danny DeVito Sets Broadway Return, Roundabout Announces 2023-2024 Season

Today, Roundabout Theatre Company announced its 2023-2024 season, which includes new Broadway productions of I Need That and Home.

Danny DeVito will return to Broadway in Theresa Rebeck’s deeply human new comedy I Need That, starring alongside his daughter, Lucy DeVito, and Ray Anthony Thomas. The world premiere will begin Broadway performances at the American Airlines Theatre in October 2023.

Sam (Danny DeVito) doesn’t get out much. Actually, he doesn’t get out at all, opting instead for the safety of his house in the company of his things—his many, many things. But when a notice from the government arrives alerting Sam that he must clean up his property or face eviction, he’s forced to reckon with what’s trash, what’s treasure, and whether we can ever know the difference between the two.

Also joining Roundabout’s Broadway season is Home by Samm-Art Williams. The new production directed by Kenny Leon will begin performances at the American Airlines Theatre in spring of 2024.

In this Tony Award-nominated play, Cephus Miles has the whole world in his callused hands—until his sweetheart Pattie Mae goes off to college and marries another man. Originally staged by the Negro Ensemble Company in 1979 and featured in the first year of Roundabout’s Refocus Project, Samm-Art Williams’ Home is a muscular and melodic coming-of-age story that gives voice to the unbreakable spirit of all Americans who have been searching for a place to belong.

Off-Broadway, Roundabout Theatre Company will produce The Refuge PlaysCovenant, and Jonah. Further information including dates, casting, creative team, and single ticket on-sale dates for all the productions will also be announced soon.