×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Leigh lines up for lead in ‘Proof’

Thesp's last B'way stint was 'Cabaret' revival

Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11.

She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club.

Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9.

Leigh was last seen on Broadway in the Sam Mendes revival of “Cabaret,” in which she replaced another Tony winner, Natasha Richardson, in the role of Sally Bowles.

Prior stage experience includes “Picnic” at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theater and “Sunshine” at Gotham’s Circle Rep.

She’ll next be seen on film in Mendes’ “The Road to Perdition” opposite Tom Hanks, Paul Newman and Jude Law.

More Legit

  • Mother of the Maid Glenn Close

    Listen: Glenn Close on What 'Fatal Attraction' Means in the #MeToo Era

    Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11. She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9. Leigh was last seen on Broadway […]

  • Pinter at the Pinter review

    West End Review: 'Pinter Three and Four'

    Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11. She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9. Leigh was last seen on Broadway […]

  • Thom Pain review

    Off Broadway Review: 'Thom Pain (Based on Nothing)'

    Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11. She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9. Leigh was last seen on Broadway […]

  • The New One review

    Broadway Review: Mike Birbiglia's 'The New One'

    Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11. She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9. Leigh was last seen on Broadway […]

  • Point Park University, RWS Collaborating on

    Point Park University, RWS Collaborating on New Plays and Musicals (EXCLUSIVE)

    Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11. She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9. Leigh was last seen on Broadway […]

  • King Kong review

    Broadway Review: 'King Kong'

    Jennifer Jason Leigh will take over the lead role in “Proof” beginning Sept. 11. She replaces Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker in the David Auburn drama, which opened on Broadway last fall after a successful Off Broadway run at the Manhattan Theater Club. Parker’s last perf will be Sept. 9. Leigh was last seen on Broadway […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content