The Play That Goes Wrong returns to performances on the off-Broadway New World stage on October 15th and announces the cast. This news is so wrong, right!
The company features Jesse Aaronson as Max, Ryan Vincent Anderson as Trevor, and Brent Bateman. As Robert, Bartley Booz as Dennis, Matt Harrington as Chris, Ashley N. Hildreth as Anne, K Chris Lanceley as Jonathan, and Maggie Weston as Sandra.
The cast also includes Damian Brett, Laura DeAndre, Allie McPherson, and Sid Solomon. Co-authored by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer, and Henry Shields of the Mischief Company.
The The Play that Goes Wrong returns!
The Play That Goes Wrong introduced the “Conley University Drama Association”. They tried to interpret the mystery of the 1920s murder, but as the title implies, everything can be Mistakes, because accident-prone actors fight for the final curtain call at all costs.
“The Play That Goes Wrong” is directed by Matt DiCarlo. The Broadway work won the 2017 Tony Award for Best Set Design and Broadway.com Audience’s Choice Award for Favorite Drama. The Play. It won the Best New Comedy Award at the 2015 Lawrence Oliver Awards.
The show has been held in London since 2012; since 2014, the show has been toured four times in the UK. Mischief Theatre Company also wrote Peter Pan Goes Wrong, which premiered in December 2013, and Magic Goes Wrong, which premiered in August 2019. Two TV specials, adapted from Peter Pan Goes Wrong and a sequel called A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong, were broadcast on BBC One in December 2016 and 2017. The TV series The Goes Wrong Show, subsequently aired in 2019.
Before the play starts the audience sees the backstage staff doing last-minute adjustments to the set, including trying to mend a broken mantelpiece and find a dog that has runoff.
Credits featured image: Tony Hisgett, Flickr
Credits: Playbill.com; newyorktheaterguide.com