Cunningham will portray Gooper and Reddy will be Dr. Baugh in the Kennedy Center's production of the Tennessee Williams classic, which will play the Eisenhower Theatre, June 1-20. Directed by Mark Lamos, the cast also includes the previously announced Mary Stuart Masterson as Maggie, Patrick Wilson as Brick, Dana Ivey as Big Mama, George Grizzard as Big Daddy, and Side Show Tony nominee Emily Skinner as Sister Woman.
On Broadway T. Scott Cunningham has been seen in Love! Valour! Compassion!, Tartuffe and Design for Living. He is currenly in Wintertime Off-Broadway. Reddy's Broadway credits include Alice in Wonderland, The Crucible, A Little Hotel on the Side, Abe Lincoln in Illinois and Dinner at Eight.
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2700 F. Street, NW in Washington, D.C. Tickets for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof — part of the “Tennessee Williams Explored” celebration — are now on sale. For more information about the Center’s many productions, go to www.kennedy-center.org.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.