Tyne Daly is exiting the Broadway revival doubt; Amy Ryan takes over
The Roundabout Theater Company began a revival of John Patrick Shanley's play on February 3.
Tyne Daly has exited the Broadway revival of John Patrick Shanley doubt, which opens February 3 at the Todd Haymes Theater. The revival canceled the first preview, which was scheduled for February 2, after the unexpected hospitalization of Daly, who was scheduled to lead the cast as Sister Aloysius. Daly was also out of the show over the weekend, with student Isabel Keating stepping in.
Tony and Academy Award nominee Amy Ryan (Murders only in the building) will assume the position of Sister Aloysius starting February 13. Opening night, originally scheduled for February 29, has been postponed to March 7.
“With respect and admiration for Tyne, we wish her the best and a speedy recovery,” Roundabout artistic director Scott Ellis, who is also directing the revival, said in a statement. “We are grateful that Amy Ryan said yes – in one quick minute – to join our company and take on the role of Sister Aloysius. We are very appreciative of Isabel Keating, who stepped in significantly on a day of rehearsal and allowed us to get the production on its feet during this first week of performances.” “
Set in an all-boys Catholic school in the Bronx, the drama begins when the strict Sister Aloysius begins to suspect an inappropriate relationship between Father Flynn and a student. The cast includes Liv Schipper as Father Flynn, along with Zoe Kazan as Sister James and Quincy Tyler Bernstein as Mrs. Mueller. Students Christiana Clark, Olivia Segan, Isabel Keating and Chris McGarry complete the company. The actors were chosen by Jim Carnahan and Carrie Gardner.
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Vertigo interim artistic director Scott Ellis leads the revival, which is the play's first on Broadway.
Ryan was nominated for two Tony Awards for her performance in A Streetcar Named Desire And Uncle Vanya-Both Roundabout Theater Company productions. She won an Obie Award for her performance in Love love love And Mike Bartlett. Ryan recently starred opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Ari Aster's film Boo is afraid For A24. Next, she will star opposite Colin Farrell in the Apple TV+ limited series, sugar In April 2024, in front of George Clooney and Brad Pitt WolvesWhich will be shown in cinemas on September 20.
Doubt: proverb It opened at the Walter Kerr Theater on March 31, 2005, and ran for over a year. It was nominated for eight Tony Awards, winning four, including Best Play; Best Actress for Cherry Jones; Best Featured Actress for Adrienne Lennox, who played the student's mother; Best Direction: Doug Hughes. Shanley also won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The work received a film adaptation in 2008 starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, and Viola Davis, all of whom received Academy Award nominations for their performances.
Ellis leads a creative team that includes scenic designer David Rockwell, lighting designer Kenneth Posner, costume designer Linda Chu, sound designer Mikal Suleiman, hair and wig designer Charles J. LaPointe, and vocal coach Kate Wilson. Charles Means serves as the production stage manager.
In addition to doubtVertigo season also included Younescurrently running off-Broadway, and houseWhich opens at the Todd Haymes Theater on May 17.
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