Tony Nominee Amelia Campbell Will Experience The Fall to Earth Off-Broadway

News   Tony Nominee Amelia Campbell Will Experience The Fall to Earth Off-Broadway Tony Award nominee Amelia Campbell will star in the New York premiere of Chicago-based playwright Joel Drake Johnson's family drama The Fall to Earth, which will be staged as part of 59E59 Theater's 2012 winter season.

Amelia Campbell
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The Fall to Earth premiered at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 2004, with Tony-winning August: Osage County cast member Rondi Reed among the cast.

Joe Brancato will stage the new production from the InProximity Theatre Company that will begin Jan. 13, 2012, towards a Jan. 18, 2012, opening night. Performances are scheduled through Feb. 5, 2012.

Campbell (Our Country's Good) will be joined by Obie Award winner Deborah Hedwall (Sight Unseen) and Jolie Curtsinger.

Here's how the play is billed: "Kenny lived his life in secret. These secrets lead his mother and sister to an unfamiliar town looking for answers. With the help of a local policewoman, they uncover tragic truths about him, their family and themselves."

The production will have scenic design by James J. Fenton, costume design by Patricia Doherty, lighting design by Todd Wren and properties by Jon Knust.

Additional titles for the winter season include Nick Starr's One Thousand Blinks (Jan. 12-29, 2012); the Lia Romeo and Tony Biancosino musical Lovesick (Feb. 3-25, 2012); Jack Canfora's Poetic License (Feb. 9-March 4, 2012); Joyce Hokin Sachs's Eternal Equinox (March 1-31, 2012); and Marcella Goheen's The Maria Project (March 6-April 1, 2012).

Tickets are available by phoning (212) 279-4200 or online at www.59e59.org.

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