Seattle Rep Casts Three Tall Women and Dancing at Lughnasa

News   Seattle Rep Casts Three Tall Women and Dancing at Lughnasa Casting has been announced for the Seattle Repertory Theatre productions of Edward Albee's Three Tall Women and Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa, which are set to begin performances in November.

Albee's acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Three Tall Women will run Oct. 22-Nov. 28 in the Leo K. Theatre under the direction of Allison Narver.

The cast will be led by Megan Cole as the fading woman who reflects on her life with relish and regret, with Suzanne Bouchard as her caretaker and Alexandra Tavares as the estate lawyer. Eric Ankrim will play the Boy, a role which Albee based on himself.

Director Sheila Daniels will make her Seattle Rep debut with Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa, which captures the Mundy sisters in 1936 Ireland as they experience the summer of their lives. Performances will run Nov. 12-Dec. 5 in the Bagley Wright Theatre.

The cast will feature Mari Nelson, Gretchen Krich, Linda K. Morris, Cheyenne Casebier, Elizabeth Raetz, Todd Jefferson Moore, Ben Harris and Troy Fischnaller.

Dancing at Lughnasa will boast costumes by Tony Award nominee Constanza Romero (Fences), set design by Etta Lilienthal and lighting design by L.B. Morse. Paul James Prendergast will compose music for both Lughnasa and Three Tall Women. For tickets phone (206) 443-2222, toll free at (877) 900-9285 or visit seattlerep.org. Seattle Repertory Theatre is located at 155 Mercer Street in Seattle, WA.

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Founded in 1963, Seattle Repertory Theatre was awarded the 1990 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. With an emphasis on entertaining plays of true dramatic and literary worth, Seattle Rep produces a subscription season of plays along with educational programs, new play workshops and special presentations.

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