The world premiere of Eboni Booth’s play Paris at Atlantic Theater Company will star Jules Latimer; among those joining her will be The Ferryman’s Ann McDonough, Bruce McKenzie, James Murtaugh, Danielle Skraastad, and Christopher Dylan White.
The play follows Emmie (Latimer), who lives in Paris, Vermont. After landing a job she desperately needs at a general store, Emmie – one of the only black people in town – is made to deal with a new kind of isolation.
The Knud Adams-helmed production will play at Atlantic’s Stage 2 space with previews beginning January 8, 2020, ahead of a January 21 opening. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.
The creative team for Paris includes scenic designer David Zinn, costume designer Arnulfo Maldonado, lighting designer Oona Curley, sound designer Fan Zhang with original compositions by Trey Anastasio. Casting is by Caparelliotis Casting, Henry Russell Bergstein, CSA.