Mary-Louise Parker is going back where she belongs.
Having finished up her run as a pot-dealing mother on "Weeds," the Tony-winner will return to Broadway this fall in a limited run of a new play, "The Snow Geese," co-producers Manhattan Theatre Club and MCC Theater said Wednesday.
It marks the first time Parker has appeared on the Great White Way since 2009's revival of "Hedda Gabler."
The play centers on a widow who gathers her family for a shooting party in upstate New York, as World War I unfolds an ocean away. There she struggles to accept her oldest son's decision to enlist in the army and grapples with her family's uncertain financial future.
The 11-week engagement marks the world premiere of the play, which was written by Sharr White ("The Other Place"). Daniel Sullivan, who collaborated with Parker to awards and acclaim on "Proof," will direct the show.
In addition to "Proof," Parker earned Tony nominations for her work in "Prelude to a Kiss" and "Reckless" and originated the role of Li'l Bit in the Off-Broadway production of "How I Learned to Drive." She also picked up an Emmy for her work in HBO's "Angels in America."
"The Snow Geese" will begin previews October 1 and open October 24, on Broadway at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre.
Producers said that additional casting and the show's creative team will be announced in the coming weeks.
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