Broadway is being taken out to the ball game once again, with the Tony Award-winning revival of Take Me Out returning for a limited engagement. As previously announced, Tony Award nominee Jesse Williams and Tony Award winner Jesse Tyler Ferguson and the stars joining them have just been revealed.
Most of the original revival company, including 2022 Tony Award nominee Michael Oberholtzer, will return for the latest Broadway run at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Bill Heck takes over as Kippy from Patrick J. Adams, who will not reprise his performance due to other commitments.
In addition to Williams, Ferguson, Oberholtzer, and Heck, the cast includes Julian Cihi, Hiram Delgado, Brandon J. Dirden, Carl Lundstedt, Ken Marks, Michael Oberholtzer, Eduardo Ramos, and Tyler Lansing Weaks all reprising their roles. They are joined by understudies Michael Castillejos, Lance Takeshi, Stephen Wattrus, and Tim Wright.
Written by Richard Greenberg and directed by Scott Ellis, Take Me Out opened in spring 2022 to rave reviews and went on to garner four Tony Award nominations, winning Best Revival of a Play and Best Featured Actor in a Play for Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
In Take Me Out, playwright Richard Greenberg celebrates the personal and professional intricacies of America’s favorite pastime. When Darren Lemming, the star center fielder for the Empires, comes out of the closet, the reception off the field reveals a barrage of long-held unspoken prejudices dealing with sexuality and masculinity, money and power, and race and class. Facing some hostile teammates and fraught friendships, Darren is forced to contend with the challenges of being a gay person of color within the confines of a classic American institution. As the Empires struggle to rally toward a championship season, the players and their fans begin to question tradition, their loyalties, and the price of victory.
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