Shia LaBeouf is parting ways with the producers of Orphans “due to creative differences” and will not be continuing with the production, according to a statement from the show’s public relations office. The statement adds that a replacement for the role of Treat will be announced shortly. LaBeouf was added to the cast in December in what would have been his first Broadway role. Orphans, by Lyle Kessler and directed by Daniel Sullivan, stars Alec Baldwin and Tom Sturridge in a story about two brothers living in a Philadelphia row house. The production is still scheduled to begin previews March 19 with opening night set for April 7 at the Schoenfeld Theatre.
Shia LaBeouf Exits Broadway’s ‘Orphans’By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Deadline.com – Wed, Feb 20, 2013 2:34 PM EST
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This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows, from left, Tom Sturridge, Alec Baldwin, and Ben Foster during a performance of "Orphans," at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York. Producers said Monday, May 6, 2013, that Lyle Kessler's play starring Alec Baldwin will close May 19 after 27 previews and 37 regular performances at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. (AP Photo/Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Joan Marcus)
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