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Amanda Peet is taking a stab at playwriting, with her new work set to have its world premiere next season at Manhattan Theatre Club, possibly starring Blythe Danner and Sarah Jessica Parker. Peet's play, "The Commons of Pensacola," revolves around a family weathering a major financial crisis. Mtc Artistic Director Lynne Meadow is set to direct. "We are in conversation with Blythe Danner and Sarah Jessica Parker about appearing in this timely, new play," Mtc Artistic Producer Mandy Greenfield said. Also read: Tom Hanks, Bette Midler, Alec Baldwin Bring Star Power to Broadway Greenfield »

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