Cox, Playten, Emery, Dillon, Epstein and Gamble Join Berkshire Theatre Festival Season

News   Cox, Playten, Emery, Dillon, Epstein and Gamble Join Berkshire Theatre Festival Season
 
Tony Award nominees Veanne Cox, Alice Playten and Mia Dillon are among the latest stage veterans to join the summer bill at the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, MA.
Veanne Cox
Veanne Cox

Paul D'Andrea and Jon Klein's The Einstein Project, which includes previously confirmed actors Tommy Schrider as Albert Einstein and James Barry as Werner Heisenberg, will feature David Chandler (A Man for All Seasons), Kyle Faber (Keely and Du), Walter Hudson (Mrs. Warren's Profession) and C.J. Wilson (Festen, The Best Man), as well as Brandy Caldwell, Miranda Shea and Jesse Hinson. The production runs June 30-July 18. As previously reported, Stephen DeRosa will star in Neil Simon's The Prisoner of Second Avenue, running July 21-Aug 8. Joining DeRosa will be Veanne Cox (Caroline, or Change, The Dinner Party), as well as Alice Playten (Hello, Dolly!), Jeanne Paulsen (Faith Healer, Angels in America), Cynthia Darlow (Present Laughter) and Julian Gamble (Democracy, The Invention of Love).

The cast of Ibsen's Ghosts, starring Randy Harrison, will also feature Mia Dillon (Our Town, Hay Fever), David Adkins (Faith Healer), Jonathan Epstein (Dirty Dancing, The Caretaker) and Tara Franklin (Educating Rita). The new adaptation of Ghosts, penned by Anders Cato and James Leverett, runs Aug. 11-29.

Lisa Emery (The Women, Rumors) will star opposite Greg Keller in the regional premiere of Zayd Dohrn's Sick. Also newly added to the cast are Michel Gill (Candida), Rebecca Brooksher (Dying City) and Dane DeHaan (End Days, Sixty Miles to Silver Lake). Sick runs Aug. 18-Sept. 6.

Casting for the Berkshire Theatre Festival musical productions of Broadway by the Year and Candide will be announced shortly.

BTF currently presents David Adkins, Colin Lane and Keira Naughton in Brian Friel's Faith Healer through June 4.

For tickets call the BTF box office at (413) 298-5576 or visit BerkshireTheatreFestival.

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