Roundabout Theatre Company brings Scott McPherson’s award-winning Marvin’s Room to Broadway for the first time after its 1991 Off-Broadway production and Academy Award-nominated 1996 screen adaptation that starred Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. McPherson’s poignant and wildly funny play is about the laughter that can shine through life’s darkest moments.
SYNOPSIS: Lee is a single mother who's been busy raising her troubled teenage son, Hank. Her estranged sister Bessie has her hands full with their elderly father, his soap opera-obsessed sister—and a brand-new life-or-death diagnosis. Now the women are about to reunite for the first time in 18 years.
- Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one 15 minute intermission
- Playwright: Scott McPherson