Billy Crudup tops ‘Metal’

Actor stars in new Adam Rapp play

Billy Crudup will topline the world preem of Adam Rapp play “The Metal Children” at Off Broadway’s Vineyard Theater.

Crudup, who picked up a 2007 Tony for his perf in “The Coast of Utopia,” will play a New York scribe who visits a small town where one of his young adult novels has been banned.

Playwright Rapp (“Red Light Winter”) has himself penned a YA novel that was banned by a school board in Pennsylvania. Rapp also directs “Metal Children,” for which further casting remains to be announced.

Show begins previews May 4 ahead of a May 19 opening at the Vineyard.

Filed Under:

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