Cast Complete for The Pretty Trap With Katharine Houghton Off-Broadway

News   Cast Complete for The Pretty Trap With Katharine Houghton Off-Broadway
Robert Eli, Nisi Sturgis and Loren Dunn will join Katharine Houghton for a limited Off-Broadway run of The Pretty Trap, Tennessee Williams' one-act precursor to The Glass Menagerie.

Katharine Houghton
Katharine Houghton

Cause Celebrè presents the the 80-minute play that will begin performances Aug. 2 under the direction of Antony Marsellis. The Pretty Trap will play through Aug. 21 at the Acorn Theatre.

Houghton ("Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," Our Town) will portray Amanda Wingfield, the role famously played by her aunt, the late Katharine Hepburn, in the 1973 television adaptation of The Glass Menagerie.

Rounding out the cast are Eli (Tartuffe, Saturn Returns) as Jim O'Connor the Gentleman Caller, Sturgis (39 Steps) as Laura and Dunn (The Foreigner) as Tom.

Cause Celebrè bills the Off-Broadway engagement as the New York premiere of The Pretty Trap. It will run in repertory with Susan Charlotte's The Shoemaker, which stars Danny Aiello, Alma Cuervo and Lucy Devito. Performances will begin July 14. 

For tickets, priced $66.25, phone (212) 239-6200 or visit Telecharge. The Acorn Theatre is located at 410 W 42 Street.

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