Timothy Mason's The Fiery Furnace opens July 7 in its West Coast premiere at Eclectic Company Theatre. Director Judy Welden has picked the following actors: Rachel Babcock, Joe Colligan, D.J. Harner, Bobbi Holtzman and Bill Taylor. The technical staff includes set designer Sydney Z. Litwack and lighting designer Megan McCormick.Babcock recently starred in Eclectic's production of Stephanie Wiand's Scenes Through the Bathroom Window. Colligan appeared in the original staging of Mason's In a Northern Landscape. Harner and Holtman co-produced the award-winning Eleemosynary at West Coast Ensemble. Taylor worked with director Welden when she staged one of his plays at the Edinburgh festival.
Eclectic Company Theatre is located at 5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd. in NoHo. For tickets and information call (818) 508-3003.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent