Judith Ivey, Tony Double Winner (Smoking, Hurlyburly) has left the cast of Paul Osborn’s limited Off-Broadway cover Morning is at seven o’clock because of a torn tendon.
The production, which began the previews October 20 at the Theater at St. Clement’s, was scheduled to officially open on November 4. The opening night will now be November 15 with Nancy Ringham (The follies, the follies of Will Rogers) assuming the role of Arry. Directed by Obie winner Dan Wackerman, performances will continue until January 9, 2022.
“Morning‘s To Seven welcomes the talented Nancy Ringham to her seasoned cast, ”said producer Julian Schlossberg. “No stranger to Broadway audiences, Nancy is a wonderful and versatile actress. We are very lucky to have her in the role when Judith Ivey, sadly and suddenly, had to leave production. We are sorry to see Judith leave us and wish her a speedy recovery. “
The comedy classic also stars Oscar nominee and Obie winner Lindsay Crouse (Back to home), the winner of Obie Alma Cuervo (On your feet!), Dan Lauria (Lombardi, the wonderful years), Oscar nominee Patty McCormack (The bad seed, Frost / Nixon), twice named Tony Tony Roberts (The story of the allergist’s wife, Annie Hall), Tony John Rubinstein winner (Reinette apple, Children of an inferior God), Keri Safran (Typhoid Marie at Barrington Stadium) and Jonathan Spivey (The first page).
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The production also has stage design by Harry Feiner, costume design by Barbara A. Bell, lighting design by Jimmy Lawlor and sound design by Quentin Chiappetta. The Associate Director is Elizabeth Van Dyke. The cast is by McCorkle Casting.
The 1939 play was all but forgotten in 1978, when director Vivian Matalon staged the work at the Academy Festival Theater in Lake Forest, Illinois. The New York producers saw the cut and decided to move it to the Lyceum Theater on Broadway, where it opened in 1980, with 564 performances and three Tony Awards, including best reproduction (play or musical). .
Morning is at seven o’clock is produced by Schlossberg, Roy Furman, Eric Falkenstein, Sandy Robertson, Suzanne Grant, Anna Czekaj, Alexander “Sandy” Marshall, Jody H. Klein and Jamie deRoy / Morris S. Levy, in association with The Peccadillo Theater Company, Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theater and Ken Wirth.
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