Impressionism rehearsals begin January 20th

1011131__dRehearsals for the new American play IMPRESSIONISM starring Tony Award winners Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen will begin on Tuesday January 20 in New York.

The production, which will be directed by Tony Award-winner Jack O’Brien, will begin preview performances on February 28 and open on March 12 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45 Street).

The cast features Marsha Mason, Andre DeShields, Michael T. Weiss, Aaron Lazar, and Margarita Levieva.

IMPRESSIONISM’s creative team is Scott Pask (scenic design), Catherine Zuber (costume design), Natasha Katz (lighting design), Elaine McCarthy (projection design) and Leon Rothenberg (sound design). Original music is by Bob James.

The production will mark Ms. Allen’s first return to Broadway since The Heidi Chronicles in 1989, and Mr. Irons’ first time on Broadway since The Real Thing in 1984.

IMPRESSIONISM will be produced by Ostar Productions.

IMPRESSIONISM is the story of a world traveling photojournalist and a New York gallery owner who discover each other and also that there might be an art to repairing broken lives.

Jeremy Irons is appearing with the permission of Actors’ Equity Association.