Photos: Sarah Paulson-Led Appropriate Takes 1st Curtain Call at the Belasco, Marking Ella Beatty's Broadway debut | Playbill

Broadway News Photos: Sarah Paulson-Led Appropriate Takes 1st Curtain Call at the Belasco, Marking Ella Beatty's Broadway debut

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' comedic drama is playing a 13-week limited engagement at the Belasco following an earlier run at the Hayes.

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Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Appropriate began its transfer run at the Belasco Theatre March 25, marking the Broadway debut of Ella Beatty. Take a look at Beatty's first bow in the gallery below.

The daughter of Annette Bening and Warren Beatty, Ella succeeds original star Elle Fanning in the role of River for the production's transfer engagement.

The production, which played its final performance March 3 at Broadway's Hayes Theater, is now playing a 13-week engagement at the Belasco through June 23 (Appropriate had to leave the Hayes because Mother Play by Paula Vogel was moving into that theatre). Almost all of the original Broadway cast has continued with the transfer, including Sarah Paulson, Corey Stoll, Michael Esper, Natalie Gold, Graham Campbell, Alyssa Emily Marvin, Lincoln Cohen, and Everett Sobers

READ: 'Race Is a Hallucination': Sarah Paulson and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins on Appropriate

Appropriate opened December 18, 2023, at the Hayes after beginning previews November 29. The production marks Jacobs-Jenkins' Broadway playwriting debut, following a credit in 2022 for contributing additional material to Lincoln Center Theater's revival of Thornton Wilder's The Skin of Our Teeth. Lila Neugebauer is directing. Read the reviews here.

The work centers on a white family who, while closing out the estate of their late father, discover some disturbing artifacts that force them to confront their family's past. The play was previously produced in 2014 Off-Broadway at Signature Theatre.

The Broadway run features scenic design by dots, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Jane Cox, and sound design by Will Pickens and Bray Poor. The production's fight director is UnkleDave's Fight House, the vocal coach is Kate Wilson, and the production stage manager is Barclay Stiff. Casting is by Jim Carnahan. General management is by 101 Productions, Ltd.


Photos: 1st Performance Curtain Call of Appropriate

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