Close, 67, will appear in a limited 18-week run of the
Pulitzer Prize-winning play that begins previews on Oct. 20 and
opens a month later.
The actress, who has also been nominated for six Academy Awards,
last appeared on Broadway in the musical "Sunset Boulevard,"
winning a Tony in 1995 for her portrayal of the aging actress
She also picked up Tony awards for "Death and the Maiden" in
1992 and "The Real Thing" in 1984.
In "A Delicate Balance," Close and Lithgow, 68, who won a Tony
for "The Changing Room" and "Sweet Smell of Success," will play
a married couple coping over the course of a weekend with the
return of their 36-year-old daughter after her fourth marriage
breakup and the visit of friends.
Scottish actress Lindsay Duncan, 63, a double Tony winner for
"Private Lives" and "Les Liaisons Dangereuses," will play
Close's alcoholic sister in the play that had its Broadway
premiere in 1966.
(Reporting by Patricia Reaney; Editing by Eric Kelsey and Gunna
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