Our Town
Our Town

Parsons, Deutch, Holmes, and More to Star in Our Town Broadway Revival

A revival of Our Town is heading to Broadway this fall with Tony Award winner Kenny Leon set to direct the new production. It was announced today that the play will feature 28 actors, led by Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Jim Parsons.

In addition to Parsons as the role of Stage Manager, the cast will star Zoey Deutch as Emily Webb, Katie Holmes as Mrs. Webb, Obie and Audelco Award winner and Drama Desk nominee Billy Eugene Jones as Dr. Gibbs, Tony and Grammy Award nominee Ephraim Sykes as George Gibbs, Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas as Mr. Webb, Tony and Drama Desk nominee Michelle Wilson as Mrs. Gibbs, 2021 Special Tony Award winner and Drama Desk nominee Julie Halston as Mrs. Soames, Donald Webber Jr. as Simon Stimpson.

The company also features Ephie Aardema, Heather Ayers, Willa Bost, Bobby Daye, Safiya Kaijya Harris, Doron JéPaul, Shyla Lefner, Anthony Michael Lopez, John McGinty, Bryonha Marie, Kevyn Morrow, Hagan Oliveras, Noah Pyzik, Sky Smith, Bill Timoney, Matthew Elijah Webb and Nimene Sierra Wureh.  The final two cast members will be announced at a later date.

The design team for Our Town will include scenic design by Tony Award winner Beowulf Boritt (New York, New York, Act One), costume design by Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Dede Ayite (Jaja’s African Hair Braiding, Suzan Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog), lighting design by Tony Award nominee Allen Lee Hughes (Suzan-Lori Parks’ Topdog/Underdog, A Soldier’s Play), sound design by Tony Award nominee Justin Ellington (Ohio State Murders, for colored girls…), casting by Jim Carnahan, with Kate Wilson (The Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window) as the dialect coach.

Thornton Wilder’s Our Town will begin previews on Tuesday, September 17, 2024, ahead of an opening on Thursday, October 10, 2024, at the Barrymore Theatre for a strictly limited engagement. Tickets are now on sale.

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