Ethan McSweeny directs the work which opens Feb. 16 at the San Diego company's Cassius Carter Centre Stage for a run slated through March 19.
In A Body of Water, playwright Blessing sets a man and a woman in an unfamiliar house atop a mountain surrounded by water where the two characters awake with no memory of who they are or how they got there. "As they consider the possibilities, their mood shifts from bemused concern to anxious despair," reads a release. "On three different visits, a mysterious young woman named Wren fills in their biographies. Each time she does, however, the scenarios of their lives change radically.
Duncan (Peter Pan, "The Hogan Family") appears with Ned Schmidtke (Blue/Orange, Pericles) as the stranded amnesiacs with Samantha Soule (Dinner at Eight, Valhalla) as their only source.
The design team featuresMichael Vaughn Sims (scenic), Charlotte Devaux (costume), York Kennedy (lighting). Diana Moser serves as stage manager.
The Old Globe season continues with The Constant Wife (April 1-May 7), Trying(April 15-May 21), The Violet Hour (May 20-June 25) and Christmas on Mars (June 3-July 9). For tickets and more information on A Body of Water at The Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park, call Globe Ticket Services at (619) 23-GLOBE or visit www.theoldglobe.org.