The world premiere of Beau Willimon's "The Parisian Woman" at South Coast Repertory will star TV veteran Dana Delany as one half of a powerful Washington couple. Actor
"The Parisian Woman" will run April 14-May 5 in a production directed by Pam Mackinnon. The production is part of SCR's 2013 Pacific Playwrights Festival.
Willimon is the writer behind the recent
"The Parisian Woman" is loosely based on the 1885 comedy "La Parisienne" by Henry François Becque.
Delany will play Chloe, a scheming political wife who is the engineer behind her husband's career. The actress currently stars in the
The role of Chloe's husband, Tom, has not been cast yet.
Culp will play the role of Peter, but the company was not able to provide a character description. The actor has appeared at South Coast Repertory in "Doctor Cerberus," "Raised in Captivity" and "Art."
The ensemble cast will also include Linda Gehringer and Rebecca Mozo.
[Updated: A previous version of this post misspelled actress Dana Delany's last name.]