The Boy Who Would Be Farnsworth

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young actor named Jimmi Simpson has been cast to play Philo T. Farnsworth in the La Jolla Playhouse production of The Farnsworth Invention.

The
riveting new drama, which uncovers the story behind one of the world’s
most powerful inventions, is a part of the Page To Stage New Play
Development Program, La Jolla Playhouse’s signature program in which
audiences experience the “birth” of a play, taking part in its shaping
as playwright and director make constant changes in response to
audience reactions and feedback.”

Simpson recently took a break from rehearsals to conduct an extensive interview with the online theater site, BroadwayWorld.com.  Read the full interview.

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