Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe will be directing the revamped play that was originally created in 1983 by Marsha Norman. If the OWN owner says yes to the gig, Winfrey will play the starring role as a worried mother whose tries everything she can in order to prevent her troubled daughter from committing suicide.
“Oprah has had a longstanding desire to act on Broadway,” Scott Sanders, lead producer of the project, told NYT. “She understands how unique and challenging performing live on stage will be as an actress.”
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