Casting Complete for Old Globe Double Bill of Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound

News   Casting Complete for Old Globe Double Bill of Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound The Old Globe in San Diego has announced complete casting for its in-repertory productions of the related Neil Simon plays Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound, to star the previously announced Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba as matriarch Kate.

Director Scott Schwartz's cast(s) will feature David Bishins as Jack Jerome, Bonnie Black as Blanche Morton, Sloan Grenz as Stanley Jerome, Austyn Myers Eugene Jerome, Allie Trimm (Broadway's Bye Bye Birdie) as Nora Morton, Julia Vanderwiel as Laurie Morton and Karen Ziemba as Kate Jerome in Brighton Beach Memoirs, and David Bishins as Jack Jerome, Bonnie Black as Blanche Morton, Howard Green as Ben Epstein, Joseph Parks as Stanley Jerome, Brandon Uranowitz as Eugene Jerome and Karen Ziemba as Kate Jerome in Broadway Bound.

Ziemba won her Best Featured Actress Tony Award for Contact. Her Broadway credits also include Never Gonna Dance, Curtains, Chicago, Steel Pier and more.

"Performed in repertory, Simon's semi-autobiographical plays follow the life of Eugene Morris Jerome from the foibles of youth in late-1930s Brooklyn to a career as a comedy writer for radio," according to Old Globe.

The two plays will run in the Old Globe Theatre Sept. 14-Nov. 7. (Broadway Bound previews begin Sept. 17.)

The newly announced production team includes Ralph Funicello (scenic design), Alejo Vietti (costume design), Matthew McCarthy (lighting design), Paul Peterson (sound design), Michael Holland (original music), Jan Gist (dialect coach) and Diana Moser (stage manager). Scott Schwartz directed last season's hit Old Globe production of Lost in Yonkers. Brighton Beach Memoirs opens Sept. 22 at 7 PM. Broadway Bound opens on Sept. 24 at 7 PM.

For more information, visit www.TheOldGlobe.org or call (619) 23-GLOBE.

Karen Ziemba with (from left) Joseph Parks, Brandon Uranowitz, Austyn Myers and Sloan Grenz
Karen Ziemba with (from left) Joseph Parks, Brandon Uranowitz, Austyn Myers and Sloan Grenz Photo by The Old Globe
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