Thornton Wilder's OUR TOWN on Broadway Announces Cast, Theatre, Dates


Jim Parsons, Zoey Deutch, Katie Holmes | Photo 1 Credit: Jesse Dittmar

Alex Mecklosky
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April 3, 2024 1:00 PM

A new production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, directed by Tony Award winner Kenny Leon, has announced its cast, theatre, and dates. The play will feature 28 actors led by Emmy, Golden Globe & Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Jim Parsons as “Stage Manager”, Zoey Deutch as “Emily Webb”, Katie Holmes as “Mrs. Webb”, Obie & Audelco Award-winner and Drama Desk-nominee Billy Eugene Jones as “Dr. Gibbs”, Tony & Grammy Award-nominee Ephraim Sykes as “George Gibbs”, Tony & Drama Desk Award-nominee and Emmy-Award-winner Richard Thomas as “Mr. Webb”, Tony & Drama Desk-nominee Michelle Wilson as “Mrs. Gibbs”, 2021 Special Tony Award-winner and Drama Desk-nominee Julie Halston as “Mrs. Soames”, Donald Webber Jr. as “Simon Stimpson”, as well as Ephie Aardema, Heather Ayers, Willa Bost, Bobby Daye, Safiya Kaijya Harris, Doron JéPaul, Shyla Lefner, Anthony Michael Lopez, John McGinty, Bryonha Marie, Kevyn Morrow, Hagan Oliveras, Noah Pyzik, Sky Smith, Bill Timoney, Matthew Elijah Webb and Nimene Sierra Wureh.  The final two cast members will be announced at a later date.

Thornton Wilder’s Our Town will begin previews on Tuesday, September 17th ahead of an opening on Thursday, October 10th at the Barrymore Theatre for a strictly limited engagement.

The design team for Our Town will include scenic design by Tony Award-winner Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award-winner Dede Ayite, lighting design by Tony Award-nominee Allen Lee Hughes, sound design by Tony Award-nominee Justin Ellington, casting by Jim Carnahan, with Kate Wilson as the dialect coach.

This will be the first major Broadway revival of the classic play in nearly 25 years.  Our Town, the timeless drama of life in the village of Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, has become an American classic with universal appeal. Thornton Wilder’s most frequently performed play, Our Town appeared on Broadway in 1938 to wide acclaim, and won the Pulitzer Prize.

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Alex Mecklosky

As a native New Yorker, Alex has always loved everything involving theatre. With a degree in Theatre and New Media from Marymount Manhattan College, Alex realized that, since he was not talented enough to be on Broadway, the next best thing would be to write about it!