New Line Theatre's Bare Begins Limited Run June 2

News   New Line Theatre's Bare Begins Limited Run June 2 New Line Theatre's mounting of the cult hit musical Bare begins performances June 2 at the Washington University South Campus Theatre in St. Louis, MO; the production, which officially opens June 3, will continue through June 25.

Mike Dowdy and Jacob Golliher
Mike Dowdy and Jacob Golliher Photo by Jill Ritter Lindberg

Directed by Scott Miller, the cast comprises Jacob Golliher (as Jason), Mike Dowdy (Peter), Terrie Carolan (Ivy), Charlotte Byrd (Nadia), Jonathan Foster (Matt), Rahamses Galvan (Lucas), Nyssa Duchow (Diane), Zachary Allen Farmer (Priest), Nikki Glenn (Sr. Chantelle), Alison Helmer (Claire), Chance Kilgour (Zack), Andréa Kimberling (Kyra), Sarah Porter (Rory), John Michael Rotello (Alan) and Michelle Sauer (Tanya).

Bare is a powerful, driving pop/rock opera by up-and-coming theatre writers Jon Hartmere and Damon Intrabartolo. The musical, according to press notes, "follows a group of seniors at a Catholic boarding school. At the center are Jason and Peter, who are forced to deal with their mutual romantic attraction while trying to live up to the expexctations of their parents and the Catholic Church. The show explores the range of problems facing American youth today, from body image to teen pregnancy, from drug culture to adult expectations."

The production features costume design by Thom Crain, scenic design by Todd Schaefer and lighting design by Kenneth Zinkl.

Washington University South Campus Theatre (formerly CBC High School) is located at 6501 Clayton Road, just east of Big Bend. Tickets are available through Metrotix at (314) 534-1111. For more information visit www.newlinetheatre.com/barepage.html.

The cast of <i>Bare</i>.
The cast of Bare. Photo by Jill Ritter Lindberg
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