Rose Byrne Heads to Broadway With James Earl Jones

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Following up her latest role in Nicholas Stoller’s Neighbors alongside Zac Efron and Seth Rogen, the hilarious and wonderful Rose Byrne will now be sharing the spotlight with none other than James Earl Jones. Moving from the screen to the stage, the Australian actress has now joined the revival cast of of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart’s 1936 comedy You Can’t Take It With You. As part of the Sycamore family, Byrne will play Alice, the pessimistic “normal” member of the eccentric family in the Pulitzer Prize-winning show about “what happens when a daughter brings her uptight fiancé and his up tighter parent to dinner.” With a cast that also includes Annaleigh Ashford, Mark Linn-Baker, Crystal A. Dickinson , Julie Halston , Marc Damon Johnson, and Reg Rogers and direction by Scott Ellis, performances are slated to begin on the 26th of August and officially open on September 28th at the Longacre Theatre.