Howard McGillin, Julia Murney, Xanthe Elbrick, Max Von Essen, Heidi Armbruster and Karen Ziemba Will Be Getting Married in June

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14 May 2014

Howard McGillin
Howard McGillin

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, which is under the leadership of founding artistic director David Staller, will continue June 23 at 7 PM with George Bernard Shaw’s Getting Married at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre.

Directed by Staller, the cast will include Dakin Matthews (Alderman Collins), Howard McGillin (Bishop of Chelsea), Michael McCorry Rose (Cecil Sykes), Andrea Lynn Green (Edith Bridgenorth), Philip Glassborow (General Bridgenorth), Max Von Essen (St. John Hotchkiss), Heidi Armbruster (Leo Bridgenorth), Xanthe Elbrick (Lesbia Grantham), Julia Murney (Mrs. Bridgenorth), Bradford Cover (Reginald Bridgenorth), Warren Kelley (Rev. O.C. Soames) and Tony winner Karen Ziemba (Mrs. George Collins). Katherine Kellgren will be the narrator.

In Getting Married, press notes state, "the Bishop’s daughter is getting married, but second thoughts are flying through the air. Lesbia is determined to live without a man, but wants to have a child. Hotchkiss has broken up a marriage but is it the husband or wife he’s interested in? All converge to forge a partnership agreement between consenting adults to try and circumvent the traditional marriage contract. And then the mysterious Mrs. Collins arrives to throw everyone off balance."

Upcoming Project Shaw events include A 'Super Shaw' Evening (July 28), Village Wooing (Sept. 29), An Ibsen Evening (Oct. 27), The Millionairess (Nov. 24) and Major Barbara (Dec. 22).

Now in its ninth year, Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw made history in December 2009 as the first company ever to present performances of every one of Shaw's 65 plays (including full-length works, one-acts and sketches).

Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre is located in Manhattan at 2537 Broadway (at 95th Street). Tickets, priced $30 (senior discounts and Student Rush available), may be purchased by calling (212) 864-5400 or online at symphonyspace.org.