See Photos of Juan Castano, Adam Kantor, More in West Coast Premiere of The Inheritance
Matthew López's Tony-winning drama plays the Geffen Playhouse.
October 12, 2022
The West Coast premiere of Matthew López'sThe Inheritance, the 2020 Tony winner for Best Play, began previews September 13 in the Geffen Playhouse's Gil Cates Theater and will open October 15.
Mike Donahue (The Legend of Georgia McBride) directs the Stephen Daldry production, which will continue through November 27. The play is inspired by E. M. Forster's novel Howards End.
The cast of The Inheritance (Part 1 & Part 2) includes Bradley James Tejeda (The Glass Menagerie, The Rose Tattoo) as Adam/Leo, Bill Brochtrup (Secrets of the Trade) as Morgan/Walter Poole, Tantoo Cardinal (Killers of the Flower Moon) as Margaret Avery, Juan Castano (Encanto) as Toby Darling, Eric Flores (A Midsummer Night's Dream) as Young Man, Jay Donnell (The Color Purple) as Young Man 6/Tristan, Israel Erron Ford (Twelfth Night) as Young Man 2/Jason #1/Doorman #1/Toby’s Other Agent, August Gray Gall (David, My Goliath) as Young Man 3/Young Henry/Tucker, Adam Kantor (The Band’s Visit) as Eric Glass, Eddie Lopez (Madam Secretary) as Young Man 5/Charles Wilcox/Toby’s Agent/Toby’s Dealer, Kasey Mahaffy (Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead) as Young Man 7/Jasper/Paul Wilcox/Doorman #2, Miguel Pinzon (Woke) as Young Man 4/Young Walter, Avi Roque (The Owl House) as Young Man 8/Jason #2/Clinic Worker, and Tuc Watkins (The Boys in the Band) as Henry Wilcox.
Set in contemporary Manhattan, The Inheritance follows Eric and Toby, 30-somethings who seem to be in love and thriving. But on the cusp of their engagement, they meet an older man haunted by the past and a younger man hungry for a future.
The Geffen production also has scenic design by Jaimie Todd, original scenic design by Bob Crowley, costume design by Sara Ryung Clement, lighting design by Josh Epstein, sound design by Veronika Vorel, music by composer Paul Englishby, associate direction by Colm Summers, fight direction by Julie Ouellette, intimacy choreography by Amanda Rose Villarreal, dramaturgy by Olivia O'Connor, and production supervision by J. Jason Daunter. The production stage manager is Marie Jahelka and assistant stage managers are Lucy Houlihan and Shahzad Khan with casting by Phyllis Schuringa.
Click here for additional information, including ticket details for both parts of the play.