Tracy Letts of Bucktown, headed back to Broadway

Tracy Letts

Tracy Letts accepts the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his role in "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" at The 67th Annual Tony Awards. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions / June 9, 2013)

The Chicago-based actor, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tracy Letts is headed back to Broadway this spring, it was announced on Wednesday.

Letts will star (alongside Toni Collette, Michael C. Hall, and Marisa Tomei) in a star-encrusted Broadway production of Will Eno's play "The Realistic Joneses," first seen at the Yale Repertory Company. Producers include Jeffrey Richard, Jerry Frankel and the Chicago-based Jam Theatricals.  Sam Gold directs. 

Although long a star in Chicago, Letts is becoming better known nationally as an actor, following his appearances in the TV show "Homeland." 


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