Alessandro Nivola is joining the Broadway revival of the classic stiff-upper-lip drama "The Winslow Boy," Roundabout Theatre Company said Wednesday.
The star of "Laurel Canyon" and "Junebug" joins a cast that includes Oscar and Tony nominee Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio of "The Color of Money" fame and Tony Award winner and "Cheers" star Roger Rees.
Terence Rattigan's drama centers on a teenage cadet dismissed from the Royal Naval College after he's accused of stealing a postal order. It follows his family's legal challenge in early 20th century England; Nivola will play a haughty but ingenious barrister who takes the case.
Tony nominee Michael Cumpsty co-stars and Lindsay Posner will direct. The show opens officially on October 17, 2013 at the American Airlines Theatre. Nivola is represented by Creative Artists Agency and Management 360.