George Wendt joins 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' cast

Dec. 13, 2012 at 3:26 PM

NEW YORK, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Actor George Wendt has joined the cast of Richard Greenberg's new Broadway play, "Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's," producers said Thursday.

Wendt, 64, is best known for his work on the sitcom "Cheers." He will play Joe Bell in the new stage adaption of Capote's classic novella.

Directed by Sean Mathias, it will star Emilia Clarke as Holly Golightly and Cory Michael Smith as Fred.

The play will begin performances at Cort Theatre March 4. It will officially open March 20.

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