Brian J. Smith Cast in Broadway Play

Brian J. Smith in MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS (PBS Photos)Brian J. Smith, who played Lt. Scott in Stargate Universe, has won a role in a new play debuting on Broadway in New York in April. From this announcement:

Tony Award nominee Stephen Kunken (Enron), Grace Gummer (Arcadia) and Brian J. Smith (Come Back, Little Sheba) will join previously announced John Lithgow, Margaret Colin and Boyd Gaines for the Broadway world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist, Manhattan Theatre Club announced.

The movie is about a famous columnist, played by John Lithgow. It’s not clear what role Brian will play, but he has tweeted about it with great excitement:

Back to NY tomorrow to start work on a play that has kept me sleepless with excitement for months. One hint: Broadway!!!!


Great first day of rehearsal. Damn this cast is impressive! Amazing design team too – I peed a little during the set designer’s presentation

Public performances will begin at the Manhattan Theater Club on April 4, with the official opening night on April 25. It will run into June. We hope some Stargate fans will go see it and report back to us!