This sounds wonderful! I’m so excited for Sebastian!
NEW YORK — Maggie Grace will make her Broadway debut opposite Sebastian Stan in the Roundabout Theatre Company’s revival of Picnic, the 1953 play that won William Inge the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Directed by Sam Gold (Seminar), the production begins previews Dec. 14 at the American Airlines Theatre, with official opening set for Jan. 13.
Other key roles in the ensemble will be played by Ellen Burstyn,Reed Birney, Elizabeth Marvel and Mare Winningham, the latter also making her Broadway debut. Rounding out the cast are Madeleine Martin, Ben Rappaport, Cassie Beck,Maddie Corman and Chris Perfetti.
In Picnic, Grace and Stan play Madge Owens and Hal Carter, the roles made famous by Kim Novak and William Holden inJoshua Logan‘s 1955 screen version.
The play chronicles the turbulent emotions unleashed when a handsome drifter wanders into a sleepy town in the American heartland, disrupting the local Labor Day celebrations.