The 25th anniversary season at the theatre will launch with the Lerner and Loewe musical My Fair Lady, running June 23-28. Michael Licata directs a cast including Renée Brna (Eliza Doolittle), Randy Kovitz (Henry Higgins) and Drew Taylor (Alfred P. Doolittle).
Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's Little Shop of Horrors, running June 30-July 5, will feature Kate Fahrner (Audrey), Robert Anthony Jones (Seymour), Bob Arnold (Mushnik) and Michael Edward Hodge (Audrey II Manipulation). Following will be Disney's High School Musical, running July 8-12. Doe Deer directs a cast including Brian Hissong (Troy) and Heidi Giberson (Gabriella), with choreography by Chris Saunders.
John Patrick Shanley's Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning play Doubt will run July 14-19. Ron Iannone and David S. Sollish co-direct the 90-minute drama that stars Alison Edwards (Sister Aloysius), Duke LaFoon (Father Flynn) and Therese Plummer (Sister James).
The Matthew Sklar-Chad Begeulin musical The Wedding Singer follows, playing July 21-26. The 1980's-themed musical features Kevin Kraft (Robbie Hart), Erin Elizabeth Coors (Julia) and Virginia Seidel (Rosie). Michael Licata will direct with choreography by Laura West-Strawser.
Geoffrey Hitch will direct the beloved Bock-Harnick-Stein musical Fiddler on the Roof, running July 28-Aug. 2, with Eddie Mekka as Tevye. Chris Saunders choreographs. The final offering will be Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running Broadway hit Cats. Stephanie Lang directs and choreographs the engagement that runs Aug. 4-9. For tickets call (304) 291-4122 or visit the WVPT box office in the West Virginia University Creative Arts Center. More information can be found by visiting www.wvpublictheatre.com.