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If you think your family’s crazy — MEET OURS!
YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, one of the most popular comedies in America is back — with the funniest ensemble to ever light up Broadway.
This Pulitzer Prize-winning, uproarious family affair is led by the legendary James Earl Jones, and features an outrageous cast of 20, including Golden Globe® nominee Rose Byrne (Neighbors, Bridesmaids), Tony Award® nominee Kristine Nielsen (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike), Tony Award® nominee Annaleigh Ashford (Kinky Boots, Masters of Sex) and Tony Award® winner Elizabeth Ashley.
Long before “Modern Family,” there was the Sycamore family. Now playing at the Longacre Theatre, you can join this madcap clan as they live, love and laugh in an evening of pure comic fireworks. Don't let them light the fuse without you!
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Recommended for audiences 8 and above.
James Earl Jones made his Broadway debut in 1957 and has won Tonys® for The Great White Hope, Fences; Tony® nom. for On Golden Pond; Drama Desk Awards for Othello, Les Blancs, Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard, Fences; Obie Awards for Clandestine on the Morning Line, The Apple, Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, Baal; a Theater World Award for Moon on a Rainbow Shawl; the L.A. Critics Circle Award for Fences; and an Olivier Award nom for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Additional theater credits include: Broadway, London and Australian productions of Driving Miss Daisy. Most recent Broadway: The Best Man for which he received a Tony® nomination. Jones is also an award-winning film and TV actor and has been presented with the Lifetime Achievement Oscar®.
Rose is thrilled to be making her Broadway debut in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. She is best known for her performance as "Ellen Parsons" in the critically acclaimed television series Damages, for which she was nominated for an Emmy® and Golden Globe®. Byrne is also known for her performance as "Helen" in the film Bridesmaids, which won multiple awards including SAG, Critics Choice and a Golden Globe®, among others. Other film credits include: This is Where I Leave You, Neighbors, Insidious: Chapter 2, I Give it a Year, The Internship, Place Beyond the Pines, X-Men: First Class, Get Him to the Greek, Knowing, Adam, Marie Antoinette, 28 Weeks Later, Sunshine, The Dead Girl, Troy, Wicker Park, I Capture Castle, The Tenants, Two Hands and The Goddess of 1967. Other TV credits include: Casanova.
Broadway: Tony® nominated for her role in Kinky Boots (Lauren), Hair (Jeannie), Wicked (Glinda), Legally Blonde—original cast (Margot). Off-Broadway: Dogfight (Marcy), Rent (Maureen). Chicago: Kinky Boots (Lauren), Wicked (Glinda). Workshops/Readings: Kinky Boots, All New People, Carrie, Bring It On, Cirque du Soleil's Banana Shpeel, Catch Me If You Can, Pal Joey, Black Suits. National Tour: Wicked. New York: Feeling Electric, NYMTF '05. Feature Films: Sex and the City, Rachel Getting Married. TV: Masters of Sex (series reg.), Made In Jersey, Smash, The Big C, Nurse Jackie, Law & Order, Legally Blonde: The Musical (MTV). Annaleigh was also nominated for Drama League and Clive Barnes Awards for her performance as "Maureen" in Rent. Graduate of Marymount Manhattan College.
Broadway: Lombardi, August: Osage County, Proof (Tony/Lucille Lortel nomination). Other: Appropriate (2014 Obie Award/Signature Theatre), Realistic Joneses (Yale Rep), Good People, God of Carnage (Huntington), Poor Behavior (Mark Taper Forum), Middletown (Vineyard Theatre), Quality of Life (Arena Stage), Ethan Coen’s Almost an Evening (Atlantic Theatre Co.), The Evildoers (Yale Rep), Peter and Jerry (Second Stage - Drama Desk nom), Satellites (NYSF), How I Learned To Drive (Vineyard Theatre/original cast), Distracted (Mark Taper Forum), Blue Window (Manhattan Theatre Club). Television/Film: The Breatharian, The Great Gilly Hopkins, The Knick, Elementary, The Americans, Alpha House, Masters of Sex, Fringe, Law & Order: Trial By Jury, Judging Amy, The Exonerated, Unbreakable, The Eternal Pedicure.
Broadway: Anything Goes, Hairspray, Gypsy, The Twentieth Century. Off-Broadway: The Tribute Artist, The Divine Sister and numerous others. She has received three Drama Desk, two Drama League and two Outer Critics Nominations for her work on and off Broadway. TV: "Bitsy Von Muffling," Sex and The City and "Tina Carmello," The Class. Recipient of Off-Broadway Alliance Lifetime Achievement Award.
Broadway: Macbeth, Arcadia, The Merchant of Venice, Accent on Youth, Is He Dead?, Inherit the Wind, Heartbreak House, A Touch of the Poet, Twelve Angry Men, Sight Unseen, Henry IV, Dinner at Eight, Noises Off, The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Invention of Love, A Month in the Country, Carousel. Off-Broadway: Waste, Don Juan, The Foreigner, Dealer’s Choice, Stuff Happens, Pericles, The Merchant of Venice, On the Open Road, The Twenty-Seventh Man, Ten Chimneys. Film: Lincoln, Julie & Julia, Hamlet, Civil Action, The Ice Storm, A Time to Kill, Quiz Show, A Simple Twist of Fate, I’m Losing You.
Recent credits include two films, Anesthesia (dir. Tim Blake Nelson) and Friends and Romans (dir. Christopher Kublan). Recent stage work includes the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Stage Kiss at Playwrights Horizons, Chris Ashley's production of His Girl Friday at La Jolla Playhouse, and James Bundy's Hamlet at Yale Rep starring Paul Giamatti. New York credits include The Golem of Havana at La MaMa, The Ritz at Roundabout, Liz Egloff's The Devils at New York Theatre Workshop and Jeffrey at Minetta Lane. He is a veteran of dozens of television programs but is probably best known for his recurring roles as "Noel" on Frasier and "Michael the Blind Guy" on Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Broadway: Death of a Salesman. Off-Broadway: Bachelorette (Second Stage). TV: Dollhouse, The Good Wife, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Frasier. Film: Mojave, Last Weekend, Murder of a Cat, Cabin in the Woods, Much Ado About Nothing, The Village, Donnie Darko, Training Day, Matchstick Men. Education: Yale.
Broadway: Relatively Speaking, Losing Louie, "Toad" in A Year With Frog and Toad, "Hysterium" in Forum (Drama League Honor, FANY Award), Neil Simon’s Laughter On The 23rd Floor, David Henry Hwang’s Face Value, Gary Trudeau’s Doonesbury. Encores!: "Heinzie" in The Pajama Game. Joseph Papp’s NYSF: All’s Well That Ends Well, Othello, Von Richthofen, The Laundry Hour, Alice in Concert (with Meryl Streep). Off-Broadway: Almost An Evening, Chesapeake (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations), A Flea in Her Ear (Drama League Honor), Beth Henley’s The Miss Fire Cracker Contest at MTC, Randy Newman’s Maybe I’m Doing It Wrong, work for EST, LaMama, West Bank Theater, Phoenix Theater, among others. Regional: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Yale Rep, ART Cambridge (founding company member), Arena, Center Stage. Film: Woody Allen’s Manhattan, Richard Benjamin’s My Favorite Year, Peter Bogdanovich’s Noises Off and James L. Brooks’ How Do You Know. Television: Showtime’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor, guest appearances on The Good Wife, Ally McBeal, Law And Order, L&O:CI, Full House, Cooper, Miami Vice, Moonlighting. Seven seasons as "Larry Appleton" on ABC’s Perfect Strangers and opposite Melanie Griffith on WB’s Twins. Mr. Linn-Baker is a co-founder/co-director of New York Stage and Film Company and a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.
Broadway: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony® nomination); Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson; To Be or Not to Be; Les Liaisons Dangereuses; Spring Awakening; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Green Bird; Jackie; The Iceman Cometh. With Christopher Durang: Why Torture Is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them (Drama League, Outer Critics Circle noms.); Miss Witherspoon; Betty’s Summer Vacation (Obie, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle noms.); Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge. Off-Broadway: The Killer; Crazy Mary; Our Leading Lady; Dog Opera (Obie Award). Has appeared at many regional theaters including the Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse and the Taper. Film: Morning Glory; That's What She Said; The Savages; Adelaide; Small Time Crooks. Television: Political Animals; Smash; Law & Order; Law & Order: CI; Third Watch; NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music. Education: M.F.A., Yale School of Drama; B.S., Northwestern.
Thrilled to be making her Broadway debut! Off-Broadway: Burning; Strom Thurmond is Not a Racist/Cleansed; Canary; Unchained Memories. Regional: Orestes 2.0 (Electra); The Real Thing; The World is Round; Good People; Dreamgirls (Lorrell); Jamaica. TV: Person of Interest; 30 Rock. BA from NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study.
Broadway: Boeing, Boeing, The History Boys, Frozen, Whose Life Is It, Anyway. Off Broadway: The Public, MTC, Playwrights Horizons, Lincoln Center. Regional: Yale Rep, The Goodman, The Long Wharf, The Old Globe. Film: Mrs. Soffel, Village of the Damned, The Hurricane. TV: Law and Order, Buffalo Bill.
Broadway debut. Off-Broadway: Love Goes to Press, So Help Me God!, The Fifth Column (Mint Theatre); The Picture of Dorian Gray (Sonnet Rep). Regional: The Cherry Orchard (Steppenwolf Theatre); Measure for Measure (Shakespeare Theatre DC); The Taming of the Shrew, Pacific Overtures, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre); Fallen Angels, The Time of Your Life (Shakespeare Theatre of NJ); Amadeus (Geva Theatre); The Glass Menagerie, My Fair Lady, Scapin, Fräulein Else, Mary Stuart (Court Theatre). Television: Boardwalk Empire, Alpha House. Training: Northwestern University.
On Broadway recently with two joyous ensembles performing in Horton Foote's, The Trip to Bountiful and earlier, Dividing the Estate, both directed by Michael Wilson. Other Broadway credits include On Golden Pond (stood in for Mr. Jones w/ Leslie Uggams); The Little Foxes and Twelfth Night (LCT). Off/Broadway/Regional: Orphan's Home Cycle (Signature and Hartford Stage); The Play About the Baby; King Lear; Hamlet; Othello, The Cherry Orchard; Fences; Johnny Baseball (A. R .T.) International: Oedipus Trilogy (Athens); Edinburgh and Avignon Festivals. Training: RADA (summer program); MFA, Yale School of Drama. Favorite productions: Dr. Shairi (daughter pediatrician) and son Kai (UK computer artist - architect. Both Stanford Grads.
Notable Broadway credits include Gore Vidal's The Best Man (2012 revival), August: Osage County, Dividing the Estate (also Off-Broadway; Drama Desk nom.), Enchanted April, The Best Man (2000 revival), Take Her, She's Mine (Tony® and Theatre World Awards), Barefoot in the Park (Tony® nom.), The Skin of Our Teeth (opened the American Bi-Centennial at the Kennedy Center), Caesar and Cleopatra, Legend, Suddenly Last Summer, Agnes of God, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Tony® nom.). Notable Off-Broadway credits include Red Devil Battery Sign, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, When She Danced and the New York premiere of Albee's Me, Myself, and I. Also, Sweet Bird of Youth (Helen Hayes Award Nomination/Millennium Award), The Little Foxes, and Mrs. Warren's Profession all at the Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C. Film: Dragnet, The Carpetbaggers, Ship of Fools (Golden Globe® nom.), Happiness (Independent Spirit Award). TV includes the HBO series Treme, Evening Shade (Emmy® nom.), The Buccaneers (PBS), Saturday Night Live (Host), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (regular), The Rope (Cable ACE nom.), The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, etc. Recording: Lou Reed's The Raven. Founding member/Board of Directors, American Film Institute and served on the first National Council Of The Arts under Presidents Kennedy & Johnson. Author: Actress: Postcards From the Road.
All of the kittens that appear in YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU are rescue kittens. You can help these kittens find a loving new home—yours!
Throughout the run, audience members will be able to visit the theatre lounge at the Longacre Theatre at intermission to fill out application forms to be considered for a chance to adopt the kittens used in the show as they outgrow their roles.
Kaufman & Hart first collaborated on Once in a Lifetime (1930), followed by seven others plays including Merrily We Roll Along (1934), YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (1936, Pulitzer Prize), The Man Who Came to Dinner (1939) and George Washington Slept Here (1940). Kaufman and Hart also directed much of their own work, and each won a Tony Award® for Best Director: Kaufman for Guys and Dolls, Hart for My Fair Lady. www.georgeskaufman.com
Broadway: Drood (Tony® nom.), Harvey, Curtains (Tony® nom.), Twelve Angry Men (Tony® nom.; OCC, DD Awards), 1776 (DD, Tony® nom.), She Loves Me (Tony® nom.; DD, OCC Awards), Picnic (OCC nom.), Steel Pier (Tony® nom.; DD, OCC Awards). London: She Loves Me (Olivier Award). Off-B’way: And the World Goes Round (DD, OCC Awards), Streamers, Tom Durnin. TV: Weeds (Exec. Producer), 30 Rock (Emmy® nom., Best Director), Modern Family. Associate artistic director, Roundabout Theatre.
David designed the sets for Kinky Boots (Tony® nom.), Lucky Guy (Tony® nom.), Catch Me If You Can, Hairspray (Tony®, Drama Desk, OCC noms.), Legally Blonde (Drama Desk nom.), Harvey, The Normal Heart, A Free Man of Color, The Rocky Horror Show (Drama Desk nom.), All Shook Up (Drama Desk nom.), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Founder of Rockwell Group, an architecture and design firm.
Jane has designed for theater, opera, dance and film, including more than 125 productions for B'way since Ballad of the Sad Café (1963). Recent: Act One, Harvey, The House of Blue Leaves, Driving Miss Daisy, Million Dollar Quartet. Recipient: Irene Sharaff Award, as well as 18 Tony Award® nominations, a Lifetime Achievement Tony® and Theater Hall of Fame inductee. Professor, Yale School of Drama since 1976.
Broadway credits include The Lion King and South Pacific (Tony Awards®); The Bridges of Madison County, Golden Boy, Ragtime, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, A Streetcar Named Desire, Movin' Out, Gem of the Ocean, Juan Darien (all Tony® nominated); Spider-Man; Big Fish; Bullets Over Broadway; Annie; Cyrano de Bergerac; The Boy From Oz, many others. Television: Smash seasons one and two.
Broadway: The Bridges of Madison County; Big Fish; How to Succeed; 13; Les Misérables; The Color Purple; Caroline, or Change (AUDELCO Award); Nine; Imaginary Friends; Thoroughly Modern Millie. Off-Broadway/ regional: Atomic the Musical; Little Miss Sunshine; Los Otros (Mark Taper Forum); The Scottsboro Boys (Old Globe); Parade (Mark Taper Forum); tick, tick . . . BOOM!; Bright Lights, Big City; Family Guy, Live! (Carnegie Hall).
Tom is head of the wig and makeup department at the Met Opera. He has designed wigs for more than 60 Broadway productions. Current and recent B’way: Act One; No Man's Land/Waiting for Godot; Annie; The Snow Geese; The Assembled Parties; Picnic; A Christmas Story; Harvey; Million Dollar Quartet; Rock of Ages; Wicked; How to Succeed and Promises, Promises.
Jason is the three-time Tony Award®-winning composer and lyricist of The Bridges of Madison County, Parade, 13, Songs for a New World, The Last Five Years (soon to be released as a feature film) and Honeymoon in Vegas, opening on Broadway this season. A singer and pianist, he performs around the world with his band, the Caucasian Rhythm Kings.
Jeffrey is grateful to Chris Hart and Anne Kaufman for giving him the opportunity to present this wonderful American comedy and is deeply appreciative to Scott Ellis for taking the helm. It all wouldn’t be possible without the extraordinary cast headed by James Earl Jones and the gift of the Longacre, thanks to Philip J. Smith and Robert Wankel of the Shubert Organization.
Jerry received Tony Awards® for All the Way, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Porgy and Bess, Hair, August: Osage County, Spring Awakening, Glengarry Glen Ross and Death of a Salesman. Past Broadway: The Glass Menagerie; Glengarry Glen Ross; The Best Man; Bonnie & Clyde; Chinglish; The Merchant of Venice; Race; Blithe Spirit; Reasons to Be Pretty; You’re Welcome America; Speed-the-Plow; Jekyll & Hyde; You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
Jam Theatricals is an entertainment company founded by Arny Granat and Steve Traxler in 1997 to present Broadway subscription seasons in markets across the country and produce shows on Broadway, having done more than 40 shows at this point. They hope they will finally be able to take this production with them, so to speak, but in a very non-materialistic way for all of the reasons so eloquently written by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman in 1936.
Carl Moellenberg: six Tonys®, produced 43 shows, chairman Dominion Pictures. Wendy Federman: three Tonys®, produced 40 shows, VP Dominion Pictures. Bobby Sain: CEO of Dominion Pictures, film/theater producer. Ricardo Hornos: Producer on B’way, West End, Buenos Aires.
Collectively won seven Tony Awards® and seven Drama Desk Awards for All the Way, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, Spring Awakening, Memphis, Glengarry Glen Ross, La Cage, Norman Conquests, The Merchant of Venice, Cinderella, Evita, Nice Work…, Race, The Seagull. Upcoming: Disgraced, The War of the Roses.
Daryl has produced seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays: Anna in the Tropics, August: Osage County, Clybourne Park, How I Learned to Drive, Proof, Three Tall Women and Wit. More than 85 productions, including Kinky Boots and The Normal Heart. Winner eight Tony Awards®. www.DarylRothProductions.com
Beautiful; Clybourne Park (Tony®); The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Tony®); Bonnie & Clyde; High; Race; Superior Donuts; Hair (Tony®); Blithe Spirit; The Homecoming; Spring Awakening (Tony®); ’night, Mother; Enchanted April; Falling; Silence! The Musical; others.
Currently: Kinky Boots*. Past highlights: Rocky, Annie; Twelfth Night/Richard III; Driving Miss Daisy; War Horse*; Clybourne Park*; A Little Night Music; All My Sons; Curtains; Glengarry Glen Ross*; Caroline, or Change; Metamorphoses. *Tony Award®. www.janebergereproductions.com
Brother and sister, Luigi and Rose Caiola, made their producing debut with Godspell (2011). Recent: All the Way (Tony®), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Tony®), Cinderella, Glengarry Glen Ross. This season: It’s Only a Play, The Elephant Man.
Rebecca aims to produce pieces that provoke thought and stimulate conversation. She has garnered awards on and off Broadway, including multiple Tonys®. Committed to bringing extraordinary work to audiences, she is extensively involved in not-for-profit theatre, including the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University.
Actors and producers of stage, film, music. B’way: All the Way (Tony®), Realistic Joneses, The Velocity of Autumn. Executive producers of Grammy®-nominated Broadway Records. Also this season: On the Town. Thanks, John Khoury!
Two Tonys®, five nominations. Recent: Beautiful, 700 Sundays, I’ll Eat You Last. Produced national and international tours for Richard Pryor, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Bette Midler, Stevie Wonder, Kristin Chenoweth, among others. Produced Live Aid and Live 8.
Delighted to be working with this remarkable cast on this timely classic! B’way: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, All the Way (Tony®), Matilda. Nat’l tour: Peter and the Starcatcher. Upcoming: Scottsboro Boys (London), An American in Paris, Bandstand.
Jim Kierstead: B’way: Kinky Boots (Tony®), Pippin (Tony®), Rocky. Off-B’way: Yank!, Thrill Me. Thanks to our team! Lou Spisto: B’way: The Glass Menagerie, Rocky, Big Fish; London: Strangers on a Train. Produced ten seasons at the Old Globe.
Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman have produced more than 40 shows including On the Town, Pippin (Tony®), Clybourne Park (Tony®), Nice Work (Tony® nomination), The Scottsboro Boys (Tony® and Olivier nominations, London Critics Circle Award). www.sunnyspotentertainment.com
Part of VenuWorks, Inc., a family-owned venue management company serving more than 50 theatres, arenas and conference centers nationwide. Founders Steve and Randi Peters, and their entire family, are very proud of this, their first Broadway project.
Broadway: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Grace. After working as an actress, Jessica received her Master’s in drama therapy from NYU. She then went on to design and teach theatre arts curriculum in NYC public schools.
Tony Awards® for All the Way, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Porgy and Bess as well as nominations for The Glass Menagerie and The Best Man. Many thanks to Jeffrey and Jerry for the opportunity.
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