Sarah Paulson will return to Broadway in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play, Applicable.
The play, directed by Lila Neugebauer, will start previews at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater beginning Nov. 28, with a gap set for Dec. 18. Paulson was final on Broadway within the 2010 run of Donald Margulies’ Collected Tales, the place she starred reverse Linda Lavin, and most just lately on stage within the 2013 off-Broadway run of Lanford Wilson’s Talley’s Folly.
This manufacturing is the Broadway debut for Jacobs-Jenkins, whose performs, Gloria and Everyone have been each Pulitzer Prize finalists. Applicable first premiered off Broadway in 2014 and gained the Obie Award for greatest new American play, an honor it shared with An Octoroon, additionally written by Jacobs-Jenkins. Applicable transferred to London for a restricted run in 2019.
Paulson will play Toni, the eldest daughter within the Lafayette household, who returns dwelling, alongside her brother, Bo, to settle her father’s property. The 2 reminisce over their time with their father, till they’re interrupted by their estranged brother, Franz, whose entrance brings up long-hidden secrets and techniques from the previous.
Extra casting will likely be introduced at a later date.
Paulson, well-known for her quite a few display screen roles, together with taking part in Marcia Clark in FX’s The Individuals v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story and the lead within the Netflix sequence Ratched, has additionally appeared on Broadway in The Glass Menagerie with Jessica Lange, within the Middle Theatre Group manufacturing of The Cherry Orchard reverse Alfred Molina and Annette Bening and within the off-Broadway manufacturing of Tracy Letts’ Killer Joe. Neugebauer beforehand directed the Broadway manufacturing of The Waverly Gallery, staring Elaine Could, Lucas Hedges and Michael Cera, in addition to the off-Broadway productions of Mary Web page Marlowe and Jacobs-Jenkins’ Everyone. She made her function directorial debut with the 2022 drama Causeway, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Brian Tyree Henry.