Mary Todd Lincoln Comedy ‘Oh, Mary!’ Sets Broadway Transfer For Summer

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The sold-out, twice-extended Off Broadway comedy Oh, Mary! will switch to Broadway this summer time, producers introduced right now.

Written by and starring Cole Escola and directed by Sam Pinkleton, the play will start previews at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre on June 26 forward of a July 11 opening evening. The restricted 12-week engagement will run by September 15.

Producers Kevin McCollum & Lucas McMahon and Mike Lavoie & Carlee Briglia introduced the transfer. The darkish comedy at present is taking part in on the Lucille Lortel Theatre Off Broadway.

Oh, Mary! stars Escola as, in response to the synopsis, “a miserable, suffocated Mary Todd Lincoln in the weeks leading up to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Unrequited yearning, alcoholism and suppressed desires abound in this one act play that finally examines the forgotten life and dreams of Mrs. Lincoln through the lens of an idiot (Escola).” The present additionally stars Conrad Ricamora as Mary’s Husband, James Scully as Mary’s Teacher, Bianca Leigh as Mary’s Chaperone, and Tony Macht as Mary’s Husband’s Assistant, with Hannah Solow and Peter Smith finishing the forged.

The full inventive group for the Broadway manufacturing contains dots (Scenic Designer), Holly Pierson (Costume Designer), Cha See (Lighting Designer), Daniel Kluger (Sound Design and Original Music), Drew Levy (Sound Designer), Leah J. Loukas (Wig Designer), Addison Heeren (Props Supervision), and David Dabbon (Musical Arrangements). Original Gowns for Escola by Astor Yang.

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