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Mamie Gummer And Joe Tippett Lead The Cast Of Amanda Peet’s “Our Very Own Carlin McCullough”

April 26, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its world premiere production of Amanda Peet’s Our Very Own Carlin McCullough. The play will feature Mamie Gummer (The Good WifeTrue Detective) as Cyn, Abigail Dylan Harrison (The Affair) as Carlin at 10, Caroline Heffernan as Carlin at 17, Tyee Tilghman as Saleef and Joe Tippett (Rise, Broadway’s Waitress) as Jay. Tyne Rafaeli (Geffen’s IronboundActually) will direct. 
 
Previews for Our Very Own Carlin McCullough begin Tuesday, June 19 in the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse with opening night set for Wednesday, June 27. The show closes Sunday, July 29. 
 
A single mother discovers that her ten-year-old daughter is a tennis phenom. When a young, dedicated coach takes Carlin under his wing, her meteoric rise takes shape and this threesome struggles over what is best when building up a champion.  
 
Our Very Own Carlin McCullough was commissioned as part of the Geffen Playhouse’s New Play Development Program thanks to the generosity of Mary Bianco, The MOCA Foundation. Major support of the Geffen’s world premiere production is provided by the Edgerton Foundation New Play Production Fund. 
 
Peet’s first play, The Commons of Pensacola, ran Off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club in 2013 and starred Blythe Danner and Sarah Jessica Parker.

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Amanda Peet's "Our Very Own Carlin McCullough" to Premiere at the Geffen Playhouse

February 26, 2018

The Geffen Playhouse today announced the addition of Amanda Peet’s Our Very Own Carlin McCullough to its 2017/2018 season. Tyne Rafaeli (Ironbound, Actually) will direct. Major support of the Geffen’s world premiere production will be provided by the Edgerton Foundation New Play Production Fund. Performances will begin this summer.
 
A single mother discovers that her ten-year-old daughter is a tennis phenom. When a young, dedicated coach takes Carlin under his wing, her meteoric rise takes shape, and this threesome struggles over what is best when building up a champion. 
 
Our Very Own Carlin McCullough was commissioned as part of the Geffen Playhouse’s New Play Development Program thanks to the generosity of Mary Bianco, The MOCA Foundation. Peet’s first play, The Commons of Pensacola, ran Off-Broadway at Manhattan Theatre Club in 2013 and starred Blythe Danner and Sarah Jessica Parker.
 
This production replaces Fat Pig as the final show of the season in the Geffen’s Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater. Casting to be announced.   

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