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Off-Broadway News See Who's Starring in Corruption at Lincoln Center Theater

Bartlett Sher will direct the new play by J.T. Rogers about a phone-hacking scandal in the British news media.

Director Bartlett Sher and Playwright J.T. Rogers Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

Full casting has been revealed for the Lincoln Center Theater production of J.T. RogersCorruption. Barlett Sher will direct the new play about a phone-hacking scandal in the British news media. It will begin previews February 15, 2024 at LCT's Off-Broadway space, the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. An official opening night is set for March 11.

Based on the book Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and The Corruption of Britain by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman, the play tells the true story of Parliament member Tom Watson fighting back against Murdoch’s News International after a smear campaign. In the process, he uncovers the criminal practices of the media giant.

The cast will include Dylan Baker, John Behlmann, Saffron Burrows, Anthony Cochrane, Adam Dannheisser, Sanjit De Silva, K. Todd Freeman, Eleanor Handley, Robyn Kerr, Sepideh Moafi, Seth Numrich, Michael Siberry, and Toby Stephens.

Corruption will feature sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Jennifer Moeller, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Justin Ellington, and projections by 59 Productions/Benjamin Pearcy and Brad Peterson. Theresa Flanagan will serve as stage manager.

Rogers is a Tony winner for his 2017 play Oslo, which was also directed by Sher and staged by Lincoln Center Theater. He was also nominated for an Emmy for his HBO film adaptation of Oslo, and is the creator, writer, and showrunner for Tokyo Vice currently streaming on Max.

For tickets and more information, visit here.

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