Two-time Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale will join previously announced star Al Pacino in Daniel Sullivan’s upcoming Broadway revival of Glengarry Glen Ross. Cannavale will star as office hot shot Ricky Roma, the role Pacino received an Oscar nomination for in the play's 1992 film adaptation. David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play begins performances October 16 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Opening night is set for November 11. No further casting has been announced.
Glengarry Glen Ross is the story of a group of salesman in a Chicago real estate office who compete for leads on potential clients. Glengarry Glen Ross first opened on Broadway on March 25, 1984 at the Golden Theatre and earned four Tony nominations, including Best Play. A 2005 revival starring Liev Schreiber, Alan Alda, Jeffrey Tambor and Tom Wopat won the Tony for Best Revival of a Play.
Cannavale earned Tony nominations for The Motherf**ker with the Hat and Mauritius. His off-Broadway credits include Hurlyburly, Trust, Fucking A and A Flea in Her Ear. He earned an Emmy Award for Will and Grace and has appeared in films such as Win Win and The Station Agent. His other TV credits include Nurse Jackie, Blue Bloods, Modern Family, Cold Case and Cupid. Cannavale will also lead the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway revival of The Big Knife in the spring of 2013.