Shining City to Make L.A. Premiere at the Fountain

News   Shining City to Make L.A. Premiere at the Fountain Stephen Sachs will direct the Los Angeles premiere of Conor McPherson's Tony-nominated drama Shining City.

Performances will begin Sept. 12 at the Fountain Theatre with an official opening scheduled for Sept. 19. Performances will continue through Dec. 19.

The cast will feature Morlan Higgins, William Dennis Hurley, Kerrie Blaisdell and Benjamin Keepers.

"A middle-aged businessman living in Dublin (Morlan Higgins) has seen the ghost of his recently deceased wife," according to Shining City press notes. "Terrified and sleepless, he reaches out to a therapist (William Dennis Hurley), a former priest who is wrestling with his own demons."

The production will feature set design by Shaun L. Motley, lighting design by Ken Booth, costume design by A. Jeffrey Schoenberg, sound design by Peter Bayne and graphic design by Scott Seidman. Dialect coach is JB Blanc, and the production stage manager is Elna Kordijan.

Bennett Bradley and Deborah Lawlor produce. The Fountain Theatre is located at 5060 Fountain Avenue (at Normandie) in Los Angeles. For tickets call (323) 663-1525 or visit www.FountainTheatre.com.