Rita Wilson returns to Broadway after 9 years.
Rita Wilson is returning to Broadway nine years after last touching the stage.
The actress is set to star in Larry David's "Fish in the Dark" in 2015, a Broadway debut for the famed actor-writer.
“She’s very excited to be returning to the Broadway stage,” Wilson’s rep says.
Wilson made her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in "Chicago" in 2006 and has been in "Dinner With Friends" in Los Angeles and Boston, and "Love, Loss and What I Wore" in New York and Los Angeles. Hanks starred in "Lucky Guy" last year. In September, she made her New York cabaret debut, showcasing her work as a singer-songwriter at the Cafe Carlyle.
Casting is almost complete on Larry David's upcoming Broadway debut as playwright and star, with Rita Wilson, Ben Shenkman and Marylouise Burke among those joining the populous ensemble.
Anna D. Shapiro, a Tony winner for August: Osage County, will be directing David's comedy about a death in the family. The production begins previews Feb. 2 at the Cort Theatre, with officialopening night set for March 5.
The cast includes Lewis J. along with Jenn Lyon and Molly Ranson. Previously announced names appearing with David in the world-premiere play are Rosie Perez, Jayne Houdyshell, Jonny Orsini, Jake Cannavale and Jerry Adler. Casting on a handful of other roles is still to be confirmed.
David most recently co-wrote and starred in the HBO original film Clear History.
Lead producer on Fish in the Dark is Scott Rudin.