Photos: Get a 1st Look at Lincoln Center Theater's Corruption | Playbill

Production Photos Photos: Get a 1st Look at Lincoln Center Theater's Corruption

Bartlett Sher directs the new J.T. Rogers play for Lincoln Center Theater.

Toby Stephens in Corruption T. Charles Erickson

Lincoln Center Theater's world premiere of J.T. RogersCorruption is currently in previews and headed for a March 11 opening night at the company's Off-Broadway Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. Get a first look at the show with newly released production shots in the gallery below.

Tony winner Bartlett Sher is directing the new work about a 2011 phone-hacking scandal in the British news media. Based on the book Dial M for Murdoch: News Corporation and The Corruption of Britain by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman, the play tells the true story of Parliament member Tom Watson fighting back against Murdoch’s News International after a smear campaign. In the process, he uncovers the criminal practices of the media giant.

The cast features Dylan Baker, John Behlmann, Saffron Burrows, Anthony Cochrane, Sanjit De Silva, K. Todd Freeman, Eleanor Handley, Robyn Kerr, Sepideh Moafi, Seth Numrich, Michael Siberry, T. Ryder Smith, and Toby Stephens.

Photos: Lincoln Center Theater's Corruption

Rounding out the company are understudies C. David Johnson, Benjamin Thys, Doireann Mac Mahon, and Mat Hostetler. Casting is by Daniel Swee.

Corruption features sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Jennifer Moeller, lighting by Donald Holder, sound by Justin Ellington, and projections by 59 Productions' Benjamin Pearcy and Brad Peterson. Theresa Flanagan serves as stage manager.

Lincoln Center Theater is offering a digital lottery for the production. Pending availability, a limited number of $39 tickets will be sold to winners the day of the performance. Visit

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