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Jeff Goldblum and Laurie Metcalf to Star in ‘Domesticated’

Jeff Goldblum and Tony nominee Laurie Metcalf will star in Domesticated, a new play by Bruce Norris, who won the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize for Clybourne Park.

Jeff Goldblum, Laurie Metcalf (Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images, Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Goldblum and Metcalf return to Broadway in October (Photo: Valerie Macon/Getty Images, Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

The play, which was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, will begin previews at LCT’s Off-Broadway theater, the Mitzi Newhouse, on Oct. 10 with an opening scheduled for Nov. 4. Goldblum and Metcalf will play a political couple embroiled in a scandal. Anna D. Shapiro (August: Osage County) directs.

Goldblum previously appeared on Broadway in Seminar and The Pillowman. His numerous film credits include Nashville, Independence Day, Buckaroo Bonzai, Igby Goes Down, The Big Chill, and Jurassic Park. He also was a regular on Law & Order: Criminal Intent and was nominated for an Emmy for a guest appearance on Will & Grace.

Metcalf is best known for her Emmy-wining performance as Jackie, the caustic sister on the long-running sitcom Roseanne. She received Tony nominations for The Other Place and November and won Obie Awards for Balm in Gilead and A Lie of the Mind. Her films include The Runaway Bride, Leaving Las Vegas, JFK, Making Mr. Right, and Desperately Seeking Susan.

Also joining the cast are Vanessa Aspillaga (Anna in the Tropics), Mia Barron (The Coast of Utopia), Robin DeJesus (In the Heights, La Cage Aux Folles), Lizbeth Mackay (The Heiress, Sons of the Prophet), Emily Meade (Waiting for the Light to Change), Mary Beth Piel (Nine, Tony nomination for The King and I opposite Yul Brynner), Karen Pittman (Disgraced), and Misha Seo (Saturday Night Live).

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