Dinner Party's Harmon, Side Man's Geer Added to Hartford Stages' Cast of 8 by Tenn

News   Dinner Party's Harmon, Side Man's Geer Added to Hartford Stages' Cast of 8 by Tenn Jennifer Harmon (The Dinner Party, The School for Scandal) will replace Elizabeth Franz in the upcoming Hartford Stage production of 8 by Tenn. Kevin Geer (Side Man) also joins the cast.

Harmon and Geer join the previously announced Amanda Plummer, Elizabeth Ashley, Annalee Jefferies and Denny Dillon in the collection of rarely produced works by Tennessee Williams, Oct. 2-Nov. 2.

Kicking off the Connecticut stage's 40th anniversary season, 8 by Tenn will be directed by artistic director Michael Wilson. The collection of one-act plays will feature a number of world premieres from the American scribe. The show will be performed in two separate evenings — denoted as Rose or Blue — in a program of four plays.

The Rose night features the world premieres of The Palooka, The One Exception, Now the Cats With Jewelled Claws and Portrait of a Madonna. The Blue program features The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, Something Unspoken, The Chalky White Substance and The Gnädiges Fräulein.

Helmar Augustus Cooper and Remo Airaldi are also among the cast who play multiple roles in the various programs.

Tickets to 8 by Tenn at Hartford Stage, 50 Church Street in downtown Hartford, CT are available by calling (860) 527-5151. For more information, visit www.hartfordstage.org.

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