Colman Domingo, Ari Graynor, Lilli Cooper, Duncan Sheik and More Join Powerhouse Lineup

News   Colman Domingo, Ari Graynor, Lilli Cooper, Duncan Sheik and More Join Powerhouse Lineup Additional casting has been announced for New York Stage and Film and Vassar College's Powerhouse Season. The 31st season, which will feature various readings, workshops and mainstage productions, began June 26 and continues through Aug. 2 at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie.

Ken Barnett (Wonderful Town, The Green Bird), Hannah Bos, Brian Lee Huynh, Tom Nelis (The Visit, Enron), Paul Thureen (Pippin, Priscilla Queen of the Desert), Ashton Woerz, Josh Henderson-Cox, David Jackson and Logan Pittsl appear in The Debate Society's The Light Years. Oliver Butler directs the play, which is written by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen and runs July 23-Aug. 2. 

Ari Graynor (The Performers, Relatively Speaking), Rebecca Henderson, Lee Pace ("Pushing Dasies," The Normal Heart), Paula Plum, Richard Poe (Present Laughter, All The Way) and Danny Wolohan appear in White Noise, White Light July 31. The play is written by Nicky Silver (The Boys from Syracuse, The Lyons), who will also direct. 

Noir, a new musical by Kyle Jarrow and Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening), will be presented July 31-Aug. 2. Rachel Chavkin will direct a cast that includes Lilli Cooper (Spring Awakening, Wicked), Daniel Everidge (Grease), Kristine Haruna Lee, Kevin Mambo (Fela!), John Schiappa (Rocky, The Other Place), Theo Stockman (American Idiot, Hair) and Samantha Ware. 

Daniella Topol will direct Talk to Me of Love by Meghan Kennedy, with a cast that includes Michael J. Daily, Reyna De Courcy, Caitlin McGee, Christina Pumariega (Seminar), Stacey Sargeant, Erin Wilhelmi and more. It will be presented Aug. 1. 

Also on Aug. 1, The Brother(s) by Colman Domingo (The Scottsboro Boys, Passing Strange), will feature Renee Albulario, Ruy Iskandar (Macbeth), Orville Mendoza (Peter and the Starcatcher, Pacific Overttures), Paolo Montalban (Breakfast at Tiffany's The King and I), JP Moraga and Ching Valdes-Aran (The Wild Party).  Christy Altomare (Mamma Mia!), Jake Boyd (Rock of Ages), Bill Buell (Cyrano de Bergerac, Equus), Joey Calveri (Wonderland, Rock of Ages), Margaret Kelly, Jason Kravitz, Jeremy Kushnier (Jesus Christ Superstar, Jersey Boys), Sarah Litzsinger (Amour, Beauty and the Beast), Linda Mugleston (On the Twentieth Century, Cinderella), Nancy Opel (Honeymoon in Vegas, Cinderella), Amy Marie Stewart and Tom Zemon (The Scarlet Pimpernel, Les Miserables) will appear in Open Road Aug. 2. The musical features music and lyrics by Paul Scott Goodman and a book by Goodman and Joseph Hendel. Mark Brokaw (Cinderella, The Lyons) will direct. 

Kip Fagan will direct Boo Killebrew's Romance Novels for Dummies Aug. 2. The cast willi include Cassie Beck (Picnic, The Norman Conquests), Bobby Moreno, Kolette Tetlow and more to be announced.

Casting is by Telsey + Co. 

Visit powerhouse.vassar.edu for tickets and more information.

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