Bob Gunton, a two-time Tony nominee, Drama Desk and Obie winner (Sweeney Todd, Evita, How I Got That Story) returns to the New York area stage after a thirty-year hiatus to star in the acclaimed drama The Soap Myth by Drama Desk winner Jeff Cohen Aug 10-28 at Southampton Cultural Center.Joining Mr. Gunton is Tony and Drama Desk Award winner John Rubinstein (Pippin, Children of A Lesser God), Drama Desk winner Carolyn McCormick (Dr. Elizabeth Olivet in the “Law & Order”franchise), and Rachel Sachnoff. The production is directed by Harris Yulin, Lortel Award winner (The Trip To Bountiful) and Emmy nominee (“Fraser”, “Ozark”). The design team for The Soap Myth includes set designer Andrew Boyce (Broadway’s Dana H) and 3-time Tony Award nominee, Drama Desk and Obie Award winning lighting designer Dennis Parichy (Broadway’s Fifth of July, Talley’s Folly, Burn This).
The Soap Myth will play for fifteen performances only from August 10–28 at the Southampton Cultural Center’s Levitas Center for the Arts, 25 Pond Lane @ Agawam Park, in the heart of Southampton Village. Each performance will include a post-performance talkback with the playwright, the cast and invited panelists. For tickets and information: https://www.scc-arts.org/the-soap-myth/