Warhol. Basquiat. Electric, eccentric, polar opposites… together, for the first time in the most unlikely partnership the art world has ever seen – Paul Bettany, Jeremy Pope, Kyrsta Rodriguez
Manhattan Theatre Club, Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) and the Young Vic Theatre, Kwame Kwei-Armah (Artistic Director)and Lucy Davies (Executive Director) by special arrangement with Eleanor Lloyd Productions, Anthology Theatre, Stanley Buchthal, and Denis O’Sullivan are pleased to announce full Broadway casting for the American premiere of The Collaboration, written by Anthony McCarten (The Two Popes, Bohemian Rhapsody), and directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah(The Visitor, Tree).
Krysta Rodriguez (Into The Woods, Spring Awakening) and Erik Jensen (The Exonerated, Coal Country) join the previously announced Paul Bettany (The Avengers, “WandaVision,” “A Very British Scandal”) and Jeremy Pope (Choir Boy at MTC, Ain’t Too Proud, “Hollywood”) to complete The Collaboration’s Broadway cast.
Krysta Rodriguez will be playing Basquiat’s girlfriend “Maya” and Erik Jensen will be playing “Bruno Bischofberger,” the art dealer and gallery owner who brings Warhol & Basquiat together.
The Collaboration will begin previews on Tuesday, November 29 ahead of a Tuesday, December 20 opening at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street).