Victoria Clark, Danny Burstein Join Broadway’s ‘Snow Geese’

World premiere play fills out its cast around topline Mary-Louise Parker

Tony winner Victoria Clarke and Danny Burstein, nommed for Tonys in each of the last two seasons, are among the thesps signed on to appear alongside Mary-Louise Parker in the upcoming Broadway production of “The Snow Geese.”

Clark will temporarily exit Main Stem tuner “Cinderella,” in which she plays the Fairy Godmother, to take the part in the world preem of “Snow Geese.” During her absence from “Cinderella,” set for Sept. 6-Jan. 19, Rebecca Luker (the “Mary Poppins” actress who is also Burstein’s wife) will play the godmother.

Clark, who won a 2005 Tony for her perf in “The Light in the Piazza,” was nommed earlier this year for “Cinderella.” Burstein was a nominee for “Golden Boy,” and in 2012 he scored a nom for his stint in “Follies.”

Evan Jonigkeit (“High,” “Really Really”), Christopher Innvar (“Porgy and Bess”), Brian Cross and Jessica Love also appear in the play, set during WWI and centering on a new widow (Parker) who calls her family together for their annual hunting party in upstate New York.

Play is penned by Sharr White, whose earlier title “The Other Place” earned lead actress Laurie Metcalf a Tony nom last season in a co-production from Manhattan Theater Club and MCC Theater. The two Gotham nonprofits will reunite again for “Snow Geese,” which begins previews Oct. 1 ahead of an Oct. 24 opening.

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