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As the platform’s first artist in residence, Mac will create original video content for cable and digital broadcast.
Expect “some new spoofs on the current theater season” following the departure from the Triad, the show’s creator, Gerard Alessandrini, said.
Laurence Fishburne and Sam Rockwell will star as the junk store hustlers in the revival of the 1975 play.
The Carole King musical has grossed nearly $250 million since opening on Broadway in 2014.
The work, based on Cameron Crowe’s Academy Award-winning screenplay, will open the Old Globe’s 2019-20 season in September.
The Pride Plays festival will feature more than a dozen readings from plays by seminal L.G.B.T. writers, as well as by newcomers.
Among the performers who will journey to the Berkshires: Uma Thurman, Mary Steenburgen, S. Epatha Merkerson and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
The funding will allow the Armory to replace its 138-year-old floors in a $4 million restoration project for its 55,000-square-foot drill hall.