Cromer departed the role May 1 to honor a prior commitment. Scott Parkinson, who assumed the role during his absence, gives his final performance June 18. Cromer will continue in the role through Aug. 16 and will make his Broadway directorial debut when rehearsals begin for the Broadway revivals of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound.
Our Town currently features Jeremy Beiler as Sam Craig, Rob Beitzel as Howie Newsome, Kati Brazda as Mrs. Webb, George Demas as Constable Warren, Donna Jay Fulks as Mrs. Soames, Jennifer Grace as Emily, Wilbur Edwin Henry as Professor Willard, Adam Hinkle as Joe Crowell, Ronete Levenson as Rebecca Gibbs, James McMenamin as George, Ken Marks as Editor Webb, Jonathan Mastro as Simon Stimson, Seamus Mulcahy as Wally Webb, Lori Myers as Mrs. Gibbs, Jay Russell as Joe Stoddard, Jeff Still as Doc Gibbs, Jason Yachanin as Si Crowell and Scott Parkinson as the Stage Manager.
Cromer's critically acclaimed staging of Our Town began performances in Greenwich Village Feb. 17 and opened to enthusiastic reviews on Feb. 26 at the Barrow Street venue, whose space has been completely redesigned for this production. The production has its roots in a 2008 Chicago staging by Cromer, who directed last season's praised Off-Broadway musical, Adding Machine.
Our Town is produced by Scott Morfee, Jean Doumanian, Tom Wirtshafter, Ted Snowdon, Eagle Productions, Dena Hammerstein/Pam Pariseau, The Weinstein Company, and Burnt Umber Productions.
Tickets are priced at $69 and $49.50 and are available through smarttix (212) 868-4444, www.smarttix.com, or at the Barrow Street Theatre box office (open at 1 PM daily).
Student tickets at $20 are available on the day of performance only at the box office.
Barrow Street Theatre is located at 27 Barrow Street at 7th Avenue South.