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Laura Linney to play Patricia Highsmith at Geffen Playhouse

Laura Linney to play Patricia Highsmith at Geffen Playhouse

Laura Linney will play the role of American novelist Patricia Highsmith in the new stage drama "Switzerland" at the Geffen Playhouse, the company will announce Tuesday. The two-person cast will include up-and-coming actor Seth Numrich as the young man who visits the cantankerous mystery writer at her secluded home in the Alps.  "Switzerland," by Joanna Murray-Smith, is set to open March 13 and will run through April 19 at the Geffen's Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. Previews are slated to start March 6. (The dates for the play have changed slightly from the company's season announcement last year.) The engagement will mark the U.S. premiere of...

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