Alison Fraser, Rachel Bay Jones, Caissie Levy, Barbara Walsh and More Cast in World Premiere of First Daughter Suite

News   Alison Fraser, Rachel Bay Jones, Caissie Levy, Barbara Walsh and More Cast in World Premiere of First Daughter Suite
 
The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's First Daughter Suite, a follow-up to the composer's 1993 musical First Lady Suite.

Caissie Levy
Caissie Levy

Directed by Kirsten Sanderson, previews will begin Oct. 6 prior to an official opening Oct. 21. Performances are currently scheduled through Nov. 15.

The cast will comprise Alison Fraser (Nancy Reagan, Betty Ford); Rachel Bay Jones (Laura Bush, Rosalynn Carter); Caissie Levy (Patti Davis, Julie Nixon); Theresa McCarthy (Robin Bush, Hannah Nixon); Betsy Morgan (Trisha Nixon, Susan Ford); Isabel Santiago (Anita Castelo); Carly Tamer (Amy Carter); Mary Testa (Barbara Bush); and Barbara Walsh (Pat Nixon).

A historical fantasia in four parts, First Daughter Suite, according to press notes, "follows Patricia Nixon and daughters Tricia and Julie, Rosalynn and Amy Carter, Betty and Susan Ford, Patti Davis and mom Nancy Reagan, and Barbara Bush and daughter-in-law Laura as they strive to live meaningful lives in the public eye, while dealing with the complex private relationships all of us face with our parents and children."

The production will also have scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Tyler Micoleau and sound design by Ken Travis.

Member tickets are available now. Single tickets, starting at $65, will be available beginning Aug. 6 and can be accessed by calling (212) 967-7555, PublicTheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street.

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