The Minutes’ Broadway premiere found a new home in Studio 54. As previously announced, the performance of Tracy Letts will return in March 2022. And the opening night is now set for April 7th. The cast will be announced later, but no star will return.
Some serious issues delayed The Minutes’ Broadway Premiere. After allegations of sexual assault and an investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department. Yet, Armie Hammer withdrew from production in April. Ensemble actors at the time of the closure included Wrights himself and Tony Award winners Jesse Mueller and Blair Brown. The Minutes premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 2017. It told the story of the inner workings of the city council meeting and the questions of hypocrisy, greed, and wrong ambition that surfaced when newcomers to Big Cherry Town started asking questions.
The Minutes‘ Broadway Premiere
The Minutes premiered at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 2017. The show takes a look at the inner workings of a city council meeting and the hypocrisy, greed, and ambition that bubble to the surface when a newcomer to the small town of Big Cherry starts to ask the wrong questions.
Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, the production features scenic design by David Zinn, costume design by Ana Kuzmanic, lighting design by Brian MacDevitt, sound design and original music by André Pluess, hair and wig design by Tom Watson, dramaturgy by Edward Sobel, and casting by Caparelliotis Casting.
The Minutes is a comedy created by Tracy Letts. It premiered at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago on November 9, 2017, and will begin previews at the Cort Theater in New York City on February 25, 2020. It was originally scheduled to open on March 15, 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, production was suspended. The play is now scheduled to be shown in another Broadway theater on March 15, 2022. The design team signed contracts with several actors produced in Chicago. Although Slaughter was replaced by Blair Brown, Chamberlain took the role of Anderson and was replaced by Amy Hammer, Meredith was replaced by K. Todd Freeman, and Peterson was replaced by K. Todd Freeman. Tracy Leitz replaced (also the playwright), Burch was replaced by Jesse Muller, and Guinan was replaced by Austin Pendleton.