The work will run July 28-August 8 as the third presentation on the Main Stage at the Massachusetts venue. Gregory Boyd directs the cast, a WTF spokesperson confirmed.
Tomei, known for her Oscar-winning turn in "My Cousin Vinny," appeared most recently on Broadway in Salome: The Reading. Her WTF credits include Rocket to the Moon and The Rose Tattoo. The Naked Angels Theater Company member has also frequented the stage in Tony Kushner's Slavs! (NYTW), Waiting For Lefty(CSC), What the Butler Saw (MTC), Demonology (Playwrights Horizons) and Broadway's Wait Until Dark. Her film work includes "In the Bedroom," "Chaplin," "Slums of Beverly Hills," "Unhook the Stars," "Only You," "Anger Management" and "The Perez Family."
More casting will be announced shortly for the WTF which also includes a Nicholas Martin-directed staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream, a Michael Grief helmed The Cherry Orchard, Richard Nelson's Rodney's Wife, Terrence McNally's Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams (directed by Scott Ellis) and the season opener Cabaret & Main, an extended run version of WTF's famous late night cabarets.
* The 2004 festival schedule runs as follows:
Cabaret & Main, June 24-July 10
A Midsummer Night's Dream, July 14-25
Design for Living, July 28-August 8
The Cherry Orchard, Aug. 11-22
The Water's Edge, June 23-July 4
Rodney's Wife, July 7-18
R Shomon, July 21-Aug. 1
Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams , Aug. 11-22
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For the latest updates on casting and events, or to receive a season brochure by mail, patrons are encouraged to visit WTF’s official website at www.WTFestival.org.