O'Neill Center's Summer Season Casts Betsy Wolfe, Jason Tam, Will Rogers, Kristine Nielsen and More
By Adam Hetrick
Sally Wilfert, Michael Winther, Betsy Wolfe, Jason Tam, Will Rogers, Kristine Nielsen, Michael Countryman and Jennifer Van Dyck are among the actors who will participate in the Eugene O'Neill Center's National Playwrights and Music Theatre Conferences this summer.
Casting for the National Music Theatre Conference, which begins public presentations June 20, follows:
When We Met will feature Sally Wilfert and Michael Winther, who are collaborating on the musical with book writer Dan Collins and book writer Julianne Wick Davis (presented June 20-24).
String, with book by Sarah Hammond, lyrics and music by Adam Gwon, will feature Jill Abramovitz, Joe Cassidy, Amanda Jane Cooper, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Ryan Link, Margot Seibert, Jason Tam, Katie Thompson, Price Waldman and Betsy Wolfe (presented June 23-29).
Casting for A Good Man (by Philip S. Goodman and Ray Leslee) and The ToyMaker (by Bryan Putnam) will be announced at a later date.
Selected works and casting for the Playwrights Conference, which begins July 4, follows:
Provenance by Anne García-Romero will feature Zabryna Guevara, Keira Keeley, Robert Montano and Felix Solis (presented July 4-5).
Reclamation by Ken Weitzman will feature Brian Kerwin, Ben Morrow and Jennifer Van Dyck (presented July 6-7).
Two Lakes, Two Rivers by Laura Jacqmin will include Charlotte Booker, Michael Countryman, Clayton Fox, Keira Keeley, Karen Pittman, Will Rogers and Myra Lucretia Taylor (presented July 11-12).
Hype Hero (King Patch) by Dominic Taylor will include Leila Buck, Scott Drummond, Crystal Fox, David Lam, Curtis McClarin, Ben Morrow, Brian Quijada, Heather Simms, Makela Spielman and Chandra Thomas (presented July 13-14).
Alligator by Hilary Bettis, will feature cast members Deonna Bouye, Clayton Fox, Kevin Geer, Megan Green, Will Rogers, Terrell Donnell Sledge and Kira Sternbach (presented July 18-19).
Orange Julius by Basil Kreimendahl will feature Rick Foucheux, Stacey Raymond, Nancy Robinette and Makela Spielman (presented July 20-21).
The Tall Girls by Meg Miroshnik will include Deonna Bouye, Megan Green, Alexandra Henrickson, Teresa Avia Lim, Irene Sofia Lucio and Danny Mastrogorgio (presented July 25-26).
Fool by Theresa Rebeck will feature Laura Heisler, Kristine Nielsen and Jeremy Webb. Additional cast members will be announced (presented July 27-28).
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The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center was founded in 1964 and is based in Waterford, CT. Programs at the Center include the Puppetry Conference, Playwrights Conference, Critics Institute, Music Theater Conference and the National Theater Institute. The Monte Cristo Cottage, O'Neill's childhood home, is also owned and operated by the group.
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