Cary Libkin (Centre Stage's Lend Me a Tenor, Baby, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, among others) directs the multi-character, multi-generational look at American families as they inhabit a (one-set) space known for fellowship, tension and sustenance. Official opening is Oct. 19.
The cast of six includes Brigid Brady (Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera, the national tour of The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber); Jeff Talbott (David Frost in the regional American premiere of Frost/Nixon); and Penn State University M.F.A. graduate actors Stephanie Stroud, Johnny Russell, Jessiee Datino and Blaine Smith.
The Citizens Bank Theatre is at the Penn State Downtown Theatre Center, 146 S. Allen St., State College, PA.
For more information, visit www.pacentrestage.psu.edu.
Single tickets start at $24. Tickets are available at the New Penn State Tickets Downtown, Eisenhower Box Office, Bryce Jordan Center, or by calling (863) 0255 or (800) ARTS-TIX. *
The Centre Stage season opened with The Apple Tree May 27 and closes with Noel Coward's Hay Fever July 14-26.