The Pittsfield, MA, company — under the leadership of artistic director Julianne Boyd and producing director Richard M. Parison, Jr. — will kick off the Mainstage season June 17 with Carousel. Artistic director Boyd will helm the production, which will feature choreography by Joshua Bergasse and musical direction by Darren R. Cohen. Performances will continue through July 11.
The cast will feature Aaron Ramey as Billy Bigelow, Patricia Noonan as Julie Jordan, Christopher Innvar as Jigger, Sarah Jean Ford as Carrie Pipperidge, Todd Buonopane as Mr. Snow and Teri Ralston as Nettie Fowler. Also in the cast are Jeff Brooks as the Starkeeper, Leslie Becker as Mrs. Mullins, Edmund Bagnell, Al Blackstone, Daniel Kermidas, Kaitlynn Kleinman, Christy Morton, Ronnie Nelson, Neal O'Brien, Sarah O'Gleby, Kristen Paulicelli and Peggy Pharr Wilson.
Williams' Streetcar will conclude the Mainstage summer season, playing Aug. 6-29. Three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie will star as Blanche DuBois opposite Christopher Innvar as Stanley, with Sara Surrey as Stella and Kevin Carolan as Mitch. Also in the cast are Emily Boyd, Miles Jacoby, John Juback, Chavez Ravine, Thom Rivera and Elizabeth Rouse. Julianne Boyd directs.
Mazzie is a three-time Tony Award nominee for her performances in Kiss Me, Kate; Ragtime; and Passion. Her other theatrical credits include Into the Woods, Big River, The World Goes 'Round, the City Center Encores! productions of Kismet and Out of this World and Off-Broadway's The Trojan Women: A love Story, where she met husband Jason Danieley. Mazzie also starred in the London production of Kiss Me, Kate, where she earned an Olivier Award nomination for her work. She was also seen in the Actors' Fund of America's concert staging of On the Twentieth Century, and she recently completed runs in both the New York and London companies of Spamalot.
Casting for BSC's mainstage production of Sleuth as well as the Stage 2 world premiere of Mark St. Germain's Freud's Last Session, Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel and Rob Broadhurst and Brent Black's new musical I'll Be Damned in BSC's Musical Theatre Lab will be announced at a later date. For ticket information visit www.barringtonstageco.org.