ANTHONY EDWARDS JOINS CAST OF “CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD”
Producer Hal Luftig announced today that Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winner Anthony Edwards will make his Broadway debut alongside Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff in the hotly anticipated revival of Mark Medoff’s groundbreaking play, Children of a Lesser God. Edwards will play the role of Mr. Franklin.
Children of a Lesser God, playing at Broadway’s Studio 54 (254 W 54th Street) this spring, will be directed by Tony Award-winner Kenny Leon and feature the scintillating arrival of Joshua Jackson in his Broadway debut. Performances are scheduled to begin March 22, 2018 with an opening night set for Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Tickets are now available online (www.telecharge.com/Broadway/Children-of-a-Lesser-God) and at the box office at Studio 54 during regular business hours (Monday — Saturday: 10am — 8pm and Sunday: Noon — 6pm).
One of the most indelible love stories of the modern age, Children of a Lesser God brings to life the passionate and personal connection between a teacher at a school for the deaf and the remarkable woman he meets there. Now, Tony Award-winning
director Kenny Leon’s “outstanding production” (NPR) invigorates this landmark play with astounding new relevance and a pair of performances that cannot be missed. Jesse Green of The New York Times raves, “Joshua Jackson is a revelation in a tour de force role, and Lauren Ridloff is sensational and explosive.”
Winner of the Tony, Drama Desk, and Olivier Awards for Best Play, Children of a Lesser God caused a sensation among audiences and critics alike when itpremiered in 1980. Don’t miss this exhilarating new production, back on Broadway for the first time ever.