Stewart is in the cast of the
The playhouse will instead present the classic courtroom drama "Twelve Angry Men," which will run Nov. 5 to Dec. 1. Officials didn't give a new opening date for "Stoneface."
“It is indeed our hope to produce 'Stoneface' at some point in the future," Playhouse artistic director Sheldon Epps said in a statement. He added that the timing of Reginald Rose’s drama "Twelve Angry Men" -- which will have a mixed-race cast -- could encourage conversation about race since the acquittal of
Stewart, best known for his turn in
The drama, which premiered last year at Sacred Fools before moving to larger venues, earned Stewart high praise.
Times theater critic F. Kathleen Foley wrote that Stewart displayed "a comical gravitas entirely fitting to his subject, combined with sheer physical virtuosity that is, quite simply, a revelation."