EXCLUSIVE: Melinda Page Hamilton, best famous as a mother of a genuine Don Draper who befriends Jon Hamm’s temperament burglar in Mad Men, has been expel as a womanlike lead conflicting Kevin Bacon in Hartford Stage’s universe premiere prolongation of Rear Window. Playwright Keith Reddin’s instrumentation is formed on a Cornell Wollrich brief story (about a male cramped to his New York unit who believes he’s witnessed a murder), that also served as a basement of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film starring James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Raymond Burr and Thelma Ritter.
Hamilton, also famous repeated roles on USA network’s Dig and Lifetime’s Devious Maids, formerly worked with a play’s executive Darko Tresnjak (Tony leader for A Gentleman’s Guide To Love And Murder) in a reconstruction of Bell Book And Candle during San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre. Although Grace Kelly played Lisa Carol Framont, a East Side siren in adore with Stewart’s rougher-hewn photographer, Reddin has replaced a impression with a lady named Gloria, played by Hamilton, a usually womanlike in a cast; she also doubles as (spoiler alert:) a murder victim. Rear Window is set to run from Oct 22 by Nov 15, with an eye to a Broadway transfer. Hamilton is repped by SDB Partners and Sager Entertainment.