*MEET/GREET 6:30/45 for 7 PM show*
AFTER THE SHOW, enjoy friends, food and lively discussion at Lucille's (free music cafe/bar at B.B. King's), next to the theater. New friends welcome!!
—an electrifying new production by Roundabout Theater Co.
Clifford Odets' classic 1949 play THE BIG KNIFE depicts the struggle between Hollywood actor Charlie Castle and the ruthless Hoff-Federated studio executives who will do anything to hold their star hostage—including blackmailing Castle with information they have been helping him cover up, when he refuses to renew his contract. But when a woman uncovers this information, Castle must decide to what lengths he is willing to go to protect his secret.
Starring...BOBBY CANNAVALE (Charlie Castle). TONY Award nominee (Mauritius, The Motherfucker With The Hat). Emmy Award® winner for his performance as Will’s boyfriend on NBC’s “Will & Grace.” Also known for HBO’s “Six Feet Under,” the ABC comedy series “Cupid” and he is currently co-starring this season on “Nurse Jackie.” This fall Cannavale joins the cast of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” Film credits include The Station Agent, Fast Food Nation, The Night Listener and most recently, Win Win.
...MARIN IRELAND (Marion Castle). Best known for the HBO series“Homeland,” "Boss," Mildred Pierce (HBO) as well as “Law & Order” , “Good Wife”, I Am Legend.
...RICHARD KIND (Marcus Hoff). Best known on Broadway for The Producers; Dirty Rotten Scoundrels; Sly Fox, The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife, Candide (New York City Opera at Lincoln Center). Television: “Luck, Spin City,” “Mad About You,” “Scrubs,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” ”
...JOEY SLOTNICK (Buddy Bliss). Probably most recognized for “Boston Public” (Fox), “The Single Guy” (NBC), the FX Series “NIP/TUCK,” “Boston Legal,” “The Office,” “Medium,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Entourage.” In feature film, Joey portrayed computer industry pioneer, Steve Wozniak, in The Pirates of Silicone Valley, and also appeared in Too Big to Fail, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Elevator as well as The Dictator with Sasha Baron Cohen.