Anthony Edwards Signs On To Broadway’s ‘Children Of A Lesser God’ Revival

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Anthony Edwards (ER, Top Gun) will make his Broadway debut alongside Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff in the spring revival of Mark Medoff’s Children of a Lesser God. Edwards will play Mr. Franklin. Tony winner Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun, Holler If Ya Hear Me) is directing Performances are slated to begin March 22 at Studio 54, with opening night set for April 11.

Jackson and Ridloff star as a teacher and a deaf former student who become romantically involved. Children of a Lesser God won three 1980 Tony Awards, for Best Play, Best Actor (John Rubinstein) and Best Actress (Phyllis Frelich). Randa Haines’ 1986 film starred William Hurt and Marlee Matlin, who won the Best Actress Oscar.

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