Eric McCormack, Laura Bell Bundy and Lilli Cooper head an amorous, glamourous cast in THE COTTAGE, the fast, flirty and frisky new comedy written by Sandy Rustin and directed by Jason Alexander.
Performances begin on Broadway this July, check back for updates so you can check in to THE COTTAGE the moment tickets go on sale.
made his Broadway debut as The Music Man in 2001, then co-starred in the Tony-nominated Gore Vidal’s The Best Man in 2012. So it’s time for his every-eleven-years return, with The Cottage! Other stage includes the Off-Broadway premiere of Neil LaBute’s Some Girls, Glengarry Glen Ross (Arts Club, Vancouver), Follies and the upcoming A Little Night Music (Royal Conservatory, Toronto), The Fantasticks (Reprise, LA, also directed by his friend Jason Alexander), and five seasons with Canada’s Stratford Festival. On television, Eric was a producer, director and star on three seasons of “Perception” (TNT) and three more of the Netflix sleeper hit, “Travelers.” He is best known for his Emmy-winning performance as Will Truman on eleven seasons of NBC’s “Will & Grace,” for which he was nominated for six Golden Globes. Upcoming series include “Departure,” season five of “Slasher,” and Hulu’s much-anticipated “The Other Black Girl.” Films include Free Enterprise, Holy Man, The Sisters and the Canadian comedy Drinkwater (on Amazon this month) for which he received Canada’s Leo Award and the ACTRA/UBCP Award.
is a Tony nominated Broadway actress, Billboard top 5 recording artist, & founder of the Womxn of Tomorrow Foundation. She made her debut at age nine in Radio City’s Christmas Spectacular. Since then, she originated off Broadway’s Tina in Ruthless, and the Broadway roles of Amber in Hairspray, and most notably Elle Woods in Legally Blonde (Tony Nomination). She also played Glinda in Broadway’s Wicked. Bundy has recorded multiple albums; her album “Achin & Shakin” (Universal Music Group) made the Billboard Top 5 Country chart. Bundy has starred in blockbuster movies and over 100 episodes of television including “Call Me Kat,” “Fairly Odd Parents,” “How I Met Your Mother/Father,” Dreamgirls, and Jumanji, among many others. As a writer/composer she developed the web series “Mashville” for Netflix & “Girltime” for Freeform, a women’s history sketch comedy show. Bundy recently launched the Womxn of Tomorrow community and app dealing with issues facing women today. She is mom to her son Huck, 12 sheep, four goats, two dogs and cat on a farm in New Jersey. Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, & Tik Tok: @laurabellbundy
is a Tony nominated actress who is currently starring as Doc in Apple TV’s “Fraggle Rock: Back to the rock”. Broadway: Chris in POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive, Julie in Tootsie (TONY Nomination), Sandy Cheeks in Spongebob Squarepants (original Broadway cast), Elphaba in Wicked, and Martha in Spring Awakening (original Broadway cast). Theater favorites include Mack & Mabel (Encores), Tick, Tick...Boom! (Keen Company), Sundown, Yellow Moon (WP Theater), The Wildness (Ars Nova), Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (American Repertory Theater), The Threepenny Opera (Atlantic Theater). On screen: “Dynasty”, “The Good Fight, “NCIS: New Orleans", “Bull", "Instinct”, “The Code”, “Elementary” and on HBOmax: Spring Awakening: Those You’ve Known. Proud LaGuardia Arts High School, and Vassar alumnae. And most gratefully, Bodie's Mom. @lilcoopz
is an actress and award-winning playwright recently named by American Theatre Magazine as one of the “Most-Produced Playwrights of the ’22-’23 season.” Her stage adaptation of the film Clue is one of the most produced plays in the U.S., with 3,000+ productions worldwide. Other works include: the musical stage adaptation of MGM’s Mystic Pizza, the concert adaptations of Dear World and I Married an Angel for New York City Center Encores!, Jolly Holiday; A Celebration of Disney on Broadway, Mattel’s American Girl Live!, The Suffragette’s Murder (2023 Denver Center New Plays Summit/Florida Studio Theatre commission), Rated P for Parenthood (Off Broadway/ABC-TV), Houston (New American Musical Award), Elijah (Jewish Plays Project Selection), and many more. For television, Sandy is developing a live action/digital puppet series with The Jim Henson Company. Sandy serves on the Advisory Board of Camp Kesem, dedicated to helping children through their parent’s cancer diagnosis. www.sandyrustin.com INSTA @sandyrustin_
makes his Broadway directorial debut with The Cottage. Best known as George Costanza in “Seinfeld,” he has worked as a writer; composer; TV, stage, video, and film director; producer; and acting teacher. For his work on “Seinfeld,” he received six Emmy nominations, and several other awards and nominations. He is the recipient of the Actors’ Fund Julie Harris Award for Lifetime Achievement and a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, for which he also wrote the libretto. In L.A., he served as the artistic director for the Reprise Theatre Company and has helmed innovative stage productions including The God of Hell (Geffen); Broadway Bound (Odyssey); Native Garden (Pasadena Playhouse); Reprise’s The Fantasticks; Sunday in the Park with George; a revamped production of Damn Yankees for which he authored a revised libretto featuring predominantly Latino and African American actors set in the 1980s. He also directed the world premiere of The Joy Wheel (Ruskin Theatre), the acclaimed production of Steven Levenson’s If I Forget (Fountain Theatre), the world premiere of Windfall by Scooter Pietsch (Arkansas Rep) and again at The Bay Street Theatre, and a lauded new production of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years at Syracuse Stage.
Effective Date: February 1, 2023
When you register for the COTTAGE mailing list to receive updates, we use the information you provide about yourself only to complete that request. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to complete that request. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive. Unless the same email addresses have been used to register for the COTTAGE mailing list, such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties. We use non-identifying and aggregate information to better design our website and to share with advertisers. For example, we may tell an advertiser that X number of individuals visited a certain area on our website, but we would not disclose anything that could be used to identify those individuals.
The Google Analytics tracking code used on this site allows COTTAGE to track Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting. This data allows a better understanding of who our users are and how converting and non-converting users differ. These demographic and interest categories are also used to target ads on the Google Display Network. Using Ads Settings (https://www.google.com/settings/ads), users can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize their Google Display Network ad settings.
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the correct use of information, we put in place reasonably appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Should you elect to register for the COTTAGE mailing list, your email address will be stored within a third-party communication system – MailChimp. Though MailChimp's servers are located in the United States of America. MailChimp has stated that it is committed to achieving compliance with the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which requires that all data subjects be notified within 72 hours of discovery of a data breach.