Tony Nominee Kristine Nielsen Joins Off-Broadway Return of What I Did Last Summer

News   Tony Nominee Kristine Nielsen Joins Off-Broadway Return of What I Did Last Summer
 
Signature Theatre has announced that Kristine Nielsen (You Can't Take it With You, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) is among the cast for their production of resident playwright A.R Gurney's coming-of-age story What I Did Last Summer Off-Broadway this month.

Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Photo by Monica Simoes

Directed by Jim Simpson, performances are set to run April 28 through June 7 with an official opening night slated for May 17.

The cast will also include Pico Alexander (Punk Rock), Juliet Brett (The Jacksonian), Noah Galvin (Love and Information), Carolyn McCormick (The Open House) as Grace and Kate McGonigle making her Off-Broadway debut.

What I Did Last Summer follows 14-year-old Charlie and his mother Grace, as they attempt to enjoy their vacation at their lake house in the summer of 1945. When Charlie befriends the town misfit, the family must confront society's expectations and the concept of conformity. The play was first staged in New York in 1983 and revived in 2007.

The design team for the Signature production includes scenic design by Michael Yeargan, costume design by Claudia Brown, lighting design by Brian Aldous, sound design by Janie Bullard and projection design by John Narun. Donald Fried is the Production Stage Manager. Casting by Telsey + Company, William Cantler, CSA.

Tickets are now available, to purchase or for more information please call (212) 244-7529 or visit signaturetheatre.org. Performances will be at the Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, located at 480 West 42nd St. between 9th and 10th Aves.

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