‘Shrek’ star segues to play

James heads to Broadway in 'Time'

Brian d’Arcy James will exit “Shrek the Musical” for a role in “Time Stands Still,” the Donald Margulies play bowing on Broadway in January.

James, currently playing the title role in “Shrek,” will join Laura Linney and Alicia Silverstone in the Manhattan Theater Club production of “Time,” about a photographer (Linney) and a journalist (James) forced to return to New York after covering wars abroad.

No final date has been confirmed for James’ departure from “Shrek,” although it seems likely to occur some time in November, when the thesp, nommed for a Tony for his perf in “Shrek,” will have been with the Rialto production for a year.

Daniel Sullivan helms “Time Stands Still,” which begins previews Jan. 5 ahead of a Jan. 28 opening at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theater.

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More Legit News from Variety

Loading