'Marvin's Room' Sets 2017 Broadway Premiere
The comic play about death was adapted into the the 1996 film starring Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Marvin’s Room is finally hitting Broadway.
The comic play about death — which ran Off Broadway in 1991 and was adapted into the 1996 film starring Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton and Leonardo DiCaprio — will begin previews at the American Airlines Theatre on June 8, 2017, before its June 29 opening. The limited engagement, presented by Roundabout Theatre Company, runs through Aug. 27.
Marvin’s Room, which was written by Scott McPherson and debuted at Playwrights Horizons, follows two estranged sisters who reunite after 18 years when one is diagnosed with leukemia. Anne Kauffman will helm the new staging, making her Broadway debut. Casting has not yet been announced.