Blythe Danner will return to Broadway in the new Donald Margulies play "The Country House," which is scheduled to open Oct. 2 in a production by the
As previously announced, "The Country House," directed by Daniel Sullivan, is set to open at the Geffen on June 11. (The staging will be a co-production between the Geffen and MTC.)
Danner will play the matriarch of a family whose members have reunited at a Berkshires summerhouse during the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
The play is the latest work by Margulies to be presented at the Geffen. His previous works seen there include "Time Stands Still," "Shipwrecked!" and "A Coney Island Christmas." The playwright won the
"The Country House" is scheduled to begin previews in New York on Sept. 9 at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Danner -- who was the wife of the late director Bruce
She won a Tony in 1970 for "Butterflies Are Free."