Lincoln Center Theater Delays 1st Broadway Preview of Uncle Vanya | Playbill

Broadway News Lincoln Center Theater Delays 1st Broadway Preview of Uncle Vanya

The Office's Steve Carell stars in the new translation by Heidi Schreck.

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The new version of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya will delay its first preview by one day. Originally set to begin April 2 at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Beaumont Theater, the Broadway revival will now begin April 3. Opening night will remain April 24 as scheduled. All tickets for the performance on Tuesday, April 2 will be refunded or exchanged at the point of purchase.

Lila Neugebauer directs the play featuring a new translation written by Tony nominee Heidi Schreck. Television and film star Steve Carell will make his Broadway debut in the title role of the Chekhov classic alongside Tony nominee Alison Pill (Three Tall Women, The Lieutenant of Inishmore) as Vanya's niece Sonya.

READ: 'Big Russian-Literature Nerd': Heidi Schreck Translates Uncle Vanya for a Modern Audience

The starry cast also includes Emmy nominee William Jackson Harper (The Good Place, All the Way) as Astrov, Tony winner Jayne Houdyshell as Mama Voinitski, Mia Katigbak as Marina, three-time Tony nominee Alfred Molina (Art, Red) as Alexander Serabryakov, Tony winner Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, Or Change) as Yelena, Jonathan Hadary (Gypsy, Golden Boy) as Waffles, and Spencer Donovan Jones (The King & I) as Yefim.

The play will feature sets by Mimi Lien, costumes by Kaye Voyce, lighting by Lap Chi Chu and Elizabeth Harper, and sound by Mikhail Fiksel and Beth Lake. Charles M. Turner III will be stage manager.

Photos: Steve Carell, Alison Pill, William Jackson Harper, More in Uncle Vanya At Lincoln Center Theater

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