Byron Jennings Stars in Theatre For A New Audience's Don Juan, March 18-April 13

News   Byron Jennings Stars in Theatre For A New Audience's Don Juan, March 18-April 13 Theatre For A New Audience's 24th Season will end with Moliere's Don Juan, March 18- April 13. The production directed by Bartlett Sher will officially open at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, March 23.
Sherri Parker Lee as Don Juan's wife Elvira and Byron Jennings as the title role in Don Juan.
Sherri Parker Lee as Don Juan's wife Elvira and Byron Jennings as the title role in Don Juan. (Photo by Gerry Goodstein)

Byron Jennings, who has worked consecutively on Broadway for the past three years in The Man Who Came to Dinner, The Invention of Love, Noises Off and Dinner at Eight, stars in the title role as Moliere's legendary lady lover. The translation used for this production is by Christopher Hampton. Jennings is joined in the cast by John Christopher Jones (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Fuddy Meers), Liam Craig, Nicholas Kepros (TFANA's The General From America), Sherri Parker Lee (Burning Blue), Nicole Lowrance, Dan Snook, Price Waldman, Graham Winton (TFANA's Julius Caesar), David Wohl and Anne Louise Zachry (TFANA's Waste).

The creative team of Don Juan include Christopher Akerlind (sets and lights), Elizabeth Caitlin Ward (costumes), Peter John Still (sound), Deborah Hecht (vocal coach) and J. Steven White (fight choreographer).

Sher won a 2000 OBIE for Theatre For A New Audience's Waste by Harley Granville Barker, which starred Jennings. Sher, who serves as artistic director for the Intiman Theatre in Seattle, has directed Craig Lucas' The Dying Gaul and Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters at the Washington venue as well as the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's The Butterfly Collection at Playwrights Horizons.

Tickets to Don Juan at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, 121 Christopher Street (between Seventh Ave. and Hudson St.), can be purchased through Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or www.telecharge.com. For more information on TFANA, visit their website at www.tfana.org.