From The Mountaintop to The Columnist, A Look at the 2011-12 Broadway Season: The Plays

By Playbill Staff
24 Mar 2012

Show: The Lyons
Theatre: Cort Theatre
Preview: April 5, 2012
Opening: April 23, 2012
Closing: Open-ended
Creators: Play by Nicky Silver. Direction by Mark Brokaw.
Original Principal Cast: Linda Lavin as Rita Lyons, Dick Latessa as Ben Lyons, Michael Esper as Curtis Lyons, Kate Jennings Grant as Lisa Lyons, Brenda Pressley as Nurse and Gregory Woddell as Brian.
Synopsis: Here's how the play, which debuted Off-Broadway earlier this season, is billed: "The Lyons is a funny and edgy work starring Linda Lavin as Rita Lyons, the indomitable matriarch of a family at a major crossroads: her husband is dying, her son's in a dubious relationship, her daughter's struggling to stay sober and on top of it all, she can't settle on a new design for the living room."

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