Previews of Lydia R. Diamond's play, which is being produced by recording star Alicia Keys, are to begin Nov. 18 with Kenny Leon directing.
Opening night is scheduled for Dec. 8 at Manhattan's Cort Theatre.
"My producing partners and I are thrilled to have such a strong and talented ensemble cast assembled," Keys said in a statement Wednesday. "Having this incredible group of actors to help bring Lydia's beautiful play to life is going to take Broadway's wattage to the next level."
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