Harry Groener and Ora Jones Are King and Queen in Madness of George III in Chicago

News   Harry Groener and Ora Jones Are King and Queen in Madness of George III in Chicago
 
Harry Groener, the three-time Tony nominee of Cats, Crazy for You and 1980's Oklahoma!, as well as many non-musical works, will play the title role in the Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of The Madness of George III this spring.

Ora Jones (Boys Gets Girl Off-Broadway) will play Queen Charlotte in the April 13-June 12 staging directed by Penny Metropulos in CST's Courtyard Theater on Navy Pier in Chicago.

The play by Alan Bennett (the Laurence Olivier and Tony Award-winning playwright of The History Boys) concerns royal intrigue about a monarch's slide into insanity and the love of his devoted queen.

Groener's Off-Broadway credits include If Love Were All, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and Twelve Dreams. His regional resume includes King Lear, Equivocation, Putting It Together, An American in Paris and more.

The Madness company will also include Brad Armacost, Richard Baird, Danielle Brothers, Patrick Clear, Kevin Cox, Jeff Cummings, William Dick, Patrice Egleston, Rob Glidden, Kevin Gudahl, Torrey Hansen, Erik Hellman, Jonathan Hicks, Mark Hines, Nathan Hosner, David Lively, James Newcomb, Steven Pringle, Brian Rooney and Alex Weisman.

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