Tony and Emmy winner Tyne Daly is set to return to Broadway in spring 2014 in Mothers and Sons, the new play by four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally. Directed by Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall), the play had its world premiere at Bucks County Playhouse in June with a cast that included Manoel Felciano, Big Fish star Bobby Steggert and Grayson Taylor. Casting, exact dates and a theater for the Broadway production will be announced at a later date.
Mothers and Sons explores the essence of family and forgiveness in a rapidly changing society. Twenty years after her son's death, a mother turns up at the door of his former lover, who is now married to another man and has a young son. This man and his family challenge the woman to confront the truths of their shared past, and a future she never imagined. Values clash as they struggle to reconcile their vastly different worlds.
Mothers and Sons will mark McNally's 20th Broadway production, His other workds include Bad Habits, The Ritz, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Master Class, Ragtime, The Full Monty and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune.
Daly is known to Broadway audiences for her Tony-winning role in Gypsy and her recent performances in Rabbit Hole and Master Class, but the grande dame is also a beloved screen actress with credits including Cagney & Lacey and Judging Amy.
Lead producers for Mothers and Sons will be Tom Kirdahy, Paula Wagner & Debbie Bisno and Alan and Barbara Marks and Wade Turnbull.