Danny DeVito stars as an agoraphobe named Sam in Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's I Need That. The production began preview at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway October 13, with an official opening set for November 2. The newly extended limited engagement will run through December 30.
Joining DeVito in the cast are his daughter Lucy DeVito as Amelia and Ray Anthony Thomas as Foster. Understudies Suzy Jane Hunt, Lance Roberts, and Danny Rutigliano round out the company. Moritz von Stuelpnagel directs.
Check out the first production photos below:
I Need That is Danny DeVito's first time back on the Main Stem since his Tony-nominated performance in The Price, also a Roundabout production.
The work follows Sam, an agoraphobic who prefers to stay at home with his many belongings. Forced to clean up his house or face eviction, he has to decide what's trash and what's treasure.