Signature Theatre has announced casting for its spring Signature Plays, which revisits the work of Edward Albee, María Irene Fornés and Adrienne Kennedy. All three writers were previous playwrights-in-residence at the Off-Broadway theatre.
The cast includes Nicholas Bruder (Angel Reapers), Crystal Dickinson (You Can't Take It With You, Clybourne Park), Tony nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Garden), Pia Glenn (You're Welcome America), Ryan-James Hatanaka (Big Love), Mikeah Ernest Jennings (World of Wires), January LaVoy (Seven Guitars), April Matthis (Hollow Roots), Tony Award nominee Sahr Ngaujah (Fela!, The Painted Rocks at Revolver Creek), Phyllis Somerville (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button) and Tony winner Frank Wood (Signature’s Angels in America, Hughie.)
Directed by Lila Neugebauer, the trio of plays includes Albee’s The Sandbox, Fornés’ Drowning, and Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro. Performances are scheduled to run in the Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre May 3 to June 12 with a May 22 opening night.
The design team includes Mimi Lien (scenic design), Kaye Voyce (costume design), Mark Barton (lighting design), Brandon Wolcott (sound design and original music.) Marisa Levy is the production stage manager. Casting by Telsey + Company, Karyn Casl, CSA.
To purchase tickets and for more information call (212) 244-7529 or visit signaturetheatre.org.