Blythe Danner Headlines ‘Country House’ Bow At Geffen & On Broadway

Blythe Danner is joined by Scott Foley (Scandal), Eric Lange (Weeds), David Rasche (Speed-The-Plow BroadwayLunch Hour), Emily Swallow (The Mentalist), and fast-rising star Sarah Steele (Lincoln Center Theater’s Slowgirl, CBS’ The Good Wife) for the world premiere of Donald Margulies’ The Country House. It’s a co-production with the Manhattan Theatre Club, which will present the play in the fall at its Broadway venue, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. A comedy-about-family-drama hybrid with the now-familiar Chekhovian overtones, the play begins previews June 3 in the Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse in LA, opening June 11. It’s Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Margulies’ sixth Geffen production. Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Time Stands Still, Good People) directs. (more…)

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