Swashbuckling Treasure Island, With Tom Hewitt, Drops Anchor in Brooklyn Feb. 15

News   Swashbuckling Treasure Island, With Tom Hewitt, Drops Anchor in Brooklyn Feb. 15
 
B.H. Barry’s stage adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson adventure classic Treasure Island, starring Tony Award nominee Tom Hewitt as Long John Silver, sets sail Feb. 15 at Brooklyn's Irondale Center.

Tom Hewitt
Tom Hewitt

Barry, a veteran Tony Award-winning fight director of such shows as The Life, City of Angels and An Inspector Calls, directs his adaptation of the work, which is co-authored by Vernon Morris.

Treasure Island will officially open March 5 for a run through March 26.

In addition to Hewitt (Rocky Horror, Dracula, The Lion King), the cast includes Noah Galvin (The Burnt Part Boys) as young Jim Hawkins, Steve Blanchard (Beauty and the Beast) as Smollett, Drama Desk nominee Rocco Sisto (Quills) as Dr. Livesey and Kenneth Tigar (Translations) as Squire Trelawney.

Treasure Island also features John Ahlin (Waiting for Godot, Journey's End), Tom Beckett (Epic Proportions), Rod Brogan (Mauritius), Josh Clayton ("Ghost Town"), Michael Gabriel Goodfriend ("Helter Skelter"), Ken Schatz ("Finding Graceland") and Philip Willingham.

The production has scenic design by Tony Straiges, lighting design by Stewart Wagner, sound design by Will Pickens, effects by Gregory Meeh and musical direction by Ken Schatz.

Visit Irondale. The Irondale Center is located at 85 South Oxford Street in Brooklyn.

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