Linda Lavin, Stephen Bogardus, Mare Winningham, Michael Esper and More Join Powerhouse Season

By Adam Hetrick
06 Jun 2013

Michael Esper
Michael Esper
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Linda Lavin, Stephen Bogardus, Mare Winningham, Michael Esper and Annabella Sciorra will take part in the 2013 Powerhouse Theater Season, presented by New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Tony Award winner Lavin (The Lyons, Collected Stories), will play Dottie in James Lecesne's Mother of Invention, directed by Michael Wilson; while Sciorra (Motherf*cker with a Hat), will play Mary in Downtown Race Riot by Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, directed by Scott Elliot.

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's musical Bright Star, directed by Walter Bobbie, will feature Bogardus (Falsettos) as Daddy Cane, Winningham (Tribes, Picnic) as Mama Murphy, Esper (American Idiot, The Lyons) as Jimmy Ray, Cory Michael Smith (Breakfast at Tiffany's, C*ck) as Billy, Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening) as Dora/Lucy, Skipp Sudduth (South Pacific) as Mayor Dobbs and Carmen Cusack (Wicked, South Pacific, Carrie) as Alice.

The season will also include a reading of a new play by Spring Awakening Tony Award winner John Gallagher, Jr., titled Slàinte. Other readings include Nice Girl by Melissa Ross, Swimmers by Rachel Bonds and Idyllwild by Patrick Burleigh.



Click here to read Playbill.com's coverage of the previously announced Powerhouse season, which runs June 21-July 28.

For tickets, phone (845) 437-5599 or click here for ticket information.