dearJulius.com Write For Us

Kerry Washington heads to Broadway after 'Scandal' wraps

SHARE:

Kerry Washington is set to star in Broadway's "American Son" this fall. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

By Karen Butler, UPI

Kerry Washington and Steven Pasquale are to star in the Broadway premiere of Christopher Demos-Brown's play American Son this fall.

Kenny Leon is to direct the drama, which will begin previews Oct. 6 at the Booth Theatre, a news release said. An official opening night is planned for Nov. 4.

"A Florida police station in the middle of the night; a mother searching for her missing teenage son," a synopsis said. "American Son is a gripping tale of two parents caught in our national divide, with their worst fears hanging in the balance."

"Christopher Demos-Brown has written a play that dives deep into the big questions of who we are as a nation, by exploring the intimate relationships within a family caught at the crossroads of love, loss, identity and community," Washington said in a statement Friday. "After reading the script, I was immediately enthralled by the world of the play and the gripping circumstances that these characters are facing. I am excited to step into the ring with Kenny and Steve to tell this story on Broadway."

Washington recently wrapped her seventh and final season on the ABC drama Scandal. She previously appeared on Broadway in 2009's Race and is confirmed as a presenter for Sunday's Tony Awards ceremony, which honors excellence in theater.

Best known for his work in the FX series Rescue Me, Pasquale's Broadway credits include Junk and The Bridges of Madison County.

COMMENTS



Note: If you think this story need more information or correction, feel free to comment below your opinion and reaction.
Like & Follow to Stay Updated ...

Name

Bollywood,21,Celebrities,7,Entertainment,1578,Movies,6,Music,9,TV,15,
ltr
item
Entertainment - U.S. Daily News: Kerry Washington heads to Broadway after 'Scandal' wraps
Kerry Washington heads to Broadway after 'Scandal' wraps
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x1Ybpmui-T4/WxtGCmzk0iI/AAAAAAAAtx4/44mURCdoylMyn7BhK75z5yDd5zRzwbICQCLcBGAs/s1600/6.jpg
https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x1Ybpmui-T4/WxtGCmzk0iI/AAAAAAAAtx4/44mURCdoylMyn7BhK75z5yDd5zRzwbICQCLcBGAs/s72-c/6.jpg
Entertainment - U.S. Daily News
https://entertainment.dailynews.us.com/2018/06/kerry-washington-heads-to-broadway.html
https://entertainment.dailynews.us.com/
https://entertainment.dailynews.us.com/
https://entertainment.dailynews.us.com/2018/06/kerry-washington-heads-to-broadway.html
true
7393293272920056922
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Read More Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share. STEP 2: Click the link you shared to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy