Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Radio Drama Network and Page Seventy-Three Productions have announced casting for the world premiere of Kentucky by Leah Nanako Winkler and directed by Morgan Gould.
In the new work, Hiro is desperate to break up her sister’s wedding in their hometown of Kentucky. The journey brings her face to face with forgotten friends, long-lost lovers and the family she once fled.
Performances are set to begin April 20 at EST’s Curt Dempster Theatre, with an official opening night scheduled for May 1. The debut engagement is set to run through May 22.
The cast features Ako, Satomi Blair, Mikumari Caiyhe, Curran Connor, Merissa Czyz, Megan Hill, Sasha Diamond, Lynnette R. Freeman, Alex Grubbs, Marcia Haufrecht, Emily Kunkel, Jay Patterson, Ronald Alexander Peet, Samantha Sembler, Shannon Tyo and Amir Wachterman.
Kentucky will feature scenic design by Nick Francone, costume design by Suzanne Chesney, lighting design by Ryan Seelig, sound design by Shane Rettig, choreography by Katie Spelman and musical direction by Sariva Goetz. Joe Lankheet will serve as production manager and production stage manager will be Eileen Lalley.