Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) will present the Broadway premiere of The Other Place, the new play by Sharr White, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Joe Mantello. Laurie Metcalf will be joined by Daniel Stern ("The Wonder Years," Diner), Zoe Perry (Broadway debut) and John Schiappa (Assassins, Take Me Out) for the limited engagement, which began previews on Tuesday, December 11 and open Thursday, January 10 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).
Check out the recently released commercial for the show below and meet the cast with videos of them from past productions and roles!
The Other Place had its world premiere at MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director), opening on March 28, 2011 where it extended due to popular demand. The Other Place was nominated for two Outer Critics Circle Awards, a Drama League Award, and three Lucille Lortel Awards. Metcalf won an Obie Award and a Lucille Lortel Award for her performance in the production.
Laurie Metcalf (Juliana) originated the role of Juliana Off-Broadway in MCC's production of Sharr White's The Other Place directed by Joe Mantello for which she received Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards. In New York, Metcalf most recently appeared on Broadway in Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs, directed by David Cromer. She has also appeared on Broadway opposite Nathan Lane in David Mamet's comedy November, a performance for which she received a Best Featured Actress Tony nomination. Metcalf has also appeared in Sam Shepard's A Lie of the Mind, directed by Ethan Hawke for The New Group and Balm in Gilead at the Circle Rep, for which she received Drama Desk, Obie, and Theatre World Awards. In London, Metcalf has appeared in Arthur Miller's All My Sons directed by Howard Davies and most recently starred in Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night directed by Anthony Page. An ensemble member at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company since 1976, Metcalf is the recipient of seven Joseph Jefferson Awards and three L.A. Ovation Awards. Metcalf won three Emmy awards for her role as Jackie Harris on "Roseanne." She was also nominated for an Emmy, for her work on "Desperate Housewives." Metcalf's film credits include Internal Affairs, Desperately Seeking Susan, Toy Story, Bulworth, and Leaving Las Vegas.