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Kyra Sedgwick to star in Powerhouse Theater play

Wednesday - 6/25/2014, 11:48pm  ET

FILE - This May 14, 2014 file photo shows actress Kyra Sedgwick poses backstage at the TNT and TBS Network 2014 Upfront Presentations at Madison Square Garden in New York. The actress will be starring in John Patrick Shanley new play "The Danish Widow" on the campus of Vassar College this summer. Sedgwick, star of “The Closer,” will play an insurance investigator in Shanley’s play from July 16-27, which also will star Broadway veterans Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

MARK KENNEDY
AP Drama Writer

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kyra Sedgwick is going back to school.

The Emmy Award-winning actress will be starring in John Patrick Shanley's new play "The Danish Widow" on the campus of Vassar College this summer.

"The Closer" star will play an insurance investigator in Shanley's play, which will run from July 16 to July 27. It will also star Broadway veterans Craig Bierko and Matt McGrath, as well as stage and screen actress Annika Boras.

The Powerhouse Theater program at Vassar attracts writers, directors and actors eager to develop new works 70 miles north of Manhattan. The collaboration between New York Stage and Film and Vassar is celebrating its 30th year.

The season also includes Richard Greenberg's "The Babylon Line," David Lindsay-Abaire's "Ripcord" and a large-scale dance ensemble performing "In Your Arms."


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