The production will begin performances at New York’s American Airlines Theatre on the 2nd April.

Full casting has been announced for Vivienne Benesche’s production of Noah Haidle’s play. Joining the previously announced Debra Messing in the production will be: Andre Braugher as “Matt” and Enrico Colantoni as “Kenneth,” Crystal Finn as “Joan/Alex/Beth,” Susannah Flood as “Alice/Madeline/Ernie,” and Christopher Livingston as “Billy/John.”

Ernestine Ashworth, spends her 17th birthday agonizing over her insignificance in the universe. Soon enough, it’s her 18th birthday. Even sooner, her 41st. Her 70th. Her 101st. Five generations, dozens of goldfish, an infinity of dreams, one cake baked over a century. What makes a lifetime…into a life?

The creative team for the production includes: set design by Christine Jones, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Jen Schriever sound design by John Gromada and original music by Kate Hopgood.

This production is being presented by Roundabout Theatre Company, who last collaborated with Noah Haidle on his black comedy Mr. Marmalade in 2005 and marks the Broadway debut of playwright.

Birthday Candles will play at the American Airlines Theatre from the 2nd April until the 21st June 2020. You can book tickets here.