Written in 1937 and considered lost until 1996, Spring Storm has never before been produced in New York. Directed by Coy Middlebrook, the Lobo Theatre production will begin previews May 5 prior to an official opening May 9. The limited engagement will run through May 29.
Set in a small Mississippi Delta town, Spring Storm tells the story of a tempestuous Southern belle. The principal cast includes Krista Lambden as Heavenly Critchfield, Joe B. McCarthy as Dick Myles, John Gazzale as Arthur Shannon, Elizabeth Kemp as Esmerelda, David Gideon as Oliver, Kristen Cerelli as Hertha Neilsen and Tony Award winner Carlin Glynn as Aunt Lila. The ensemble comprises Gabe Fazio, Patricia Marie Kelly, Marianne Matthews, Drew McVety, Sylvia Norman and Summer Serafin.
The creative team includes Shawn Lewis (scenic design), Theresa Squire (costume design), Josh Bradford (lighting design), David Pinkard (original music and sound design), Kathy Fabian (properties design) and Tim Smith (choreography).
The Theatre at St. Clement's is located at 423 West 46th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. Tickets, priced at $19, are available by calling (212) 279-4200 or by visiting www.ticketcentral.com. For more information go to www.LOBOTheatre.com.