How I Met Your Mother’s Josh Radnor Stars in The Babylon Line Off-Broadway

Josh Radnor, whose previous work includes How I Met Your Mother, is currently starring in the off-Broadway production of The Babylon Line. The play is in previews at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center and is scheduled to open on December 5.

Radnor starred in the world premiere of The Babylon Line at New York Stage and Film and Vassar’s Powerhouse Season in 2014. He has also performed on Broadway in Disgraced and The Graduate, as well as in White Rabbit, Red Rabbit. His screen credits include Liberal Arts and Happythankyoumoreplease.

A Story about How Writing Can Change Lives

The Babylon Line is set in 1967. Radnor plays Aaron Port, a Greenwich Village writer who teaches a creative writing class for adults in Levittown. The students discover that storytelling can change their lives. One student, who is played by Reaser, encourages him to revive an artistic project he had abandoned.

Creative Team and Cast

The Babylon Line was written by Richard Greenberg. He won a Tony Award for writing Take Me Out. Greenberg also wrote Our Mother’s Brief Affair, The Assembled Parties, The Violet Hour, The Dazzle, Three Days of Rain, and The American Plan. The Babylon Line is directed by Terry Kinney, who co-founded Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

The cast includes Tony Award winners Randy Graff and Frank Wood, as well as Elizabeth Reaser, Maddie Corman, Julie Halston, and Michael Oberholtzer. The Babylon Line features set design by Richard Hoover, costume design by Sarah J. Holden, lighting design by David Weiner, and sound design by Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen.

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Featured image credit: By vagueonthehow from Tadcaster, York, England (Josh Radnor) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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