Stauffer Joins Mazzie, Innvar, Carolan in Barrington Streetcar

News   Stauffer Joins Mazzie, Innvar, Carolan in Barrington Streetcar Barrington Stage Company confirmed casting for its new production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, to play Aug. 6-29. In addition to the previously announced Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie as Blanche and Christopher Innvar as Stanley, the cast now includes Kim Stauffer as Stella.
A Streetcar Named Desire stars Marin Mazzie and Christopher Innvar.
A Streetcar Named Desire stars Marin Mazzie and Christopher Innvar. Photo by Kevin Sprague

Stauffer, a veteran of productions at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC, replaces the previously announced Sara Surrey in artistic director Julianne Boyd's staging of the American classic. Performances play the BSC Mainstage in Pittsfield, MA. Opening is Aug. 9. The Pulitzer Prize-winning 1947 "exploration of fractured domesticity, sexual love and frustration…set against the steamy backdrop of New Orleans' gritty French Quarter" will also feature Kevin Carolan (The Ritz and Dirty Blonde) as Mitch. Also in the cast are Emily Taplin Boyd (Nurse), Miles Hutton Jacoby (Young Collector), John Juback (Steve), Jeffrey Kent (Doctor), Chavez Ravine (Mexican Woman/Blues Singer), Jennifer Regan (Eunice), and Thom Rivera (Pablo).

Mazzie is Tony Award nominee for performances in Kiss Me, Kate, Ragtime and Passion; Innvar is a BSC favorite who has appeared there in Private Lives and Cyrano de Bergerac, and in Broadway's 110 in the Shade and Threepenny Opera.

The production is designed by Brian Prather (sets), Scott Pinkney (lights), Elizabeth Flauto (costumes), and Brad Berridge (sound). Renee Lutz is production stage manager.

Performances of A Streetcar Named Desire will take place at Barrington Stage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield, MA. Showtimes are Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 PM, Thursday through Saturday at 8 PM, Wednesday and Friday matinees at 2 PM, and Sunday at 5 PM.

Tickets can be purchased by calling (413) 236-8888 or visiting www.barringtonstageco.org.

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