Roundabout’s The Winslow Boy Closes on Broadway

The Winslow Boy Broadway ShowThe Roundabout Theatre Company’s well-received revival of The Winslow Boy concludes its limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre today. The Terence Rattigan play began performances on September 20 and had its official Broadway opening on October 17.

The production starred Roger Rees and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as the loyal parents of a schoolboy who is — they believe — wrongly accused of a minor theft at his school and hire a celebrated attorney (played by Alessandro Nivola) to defend him. The play was inspired by a similar real-life case.

According to the Internet Broadway Database, The Winslow Boy only appeared on Broadway once before, at the Empire Theatre (demolished in the ’50s) in 1947.

The following two tabs change content below.

Pawdesh Salawi

Broadway Theatre Writer at New York Show Tickets Inc.
Pawdesh has been writing about Broadway ever since seeing her first show on the great white way in 2001. Now she sees over one hundred Broadway (and off-Broadway) shows a year. She is also a member of the Drama Desk and would love to vote on the Tony's one day. The Office Voted Her Most Likely To: Marry rich and divorce young