Damn Yankees, with Richard Kind, Begins Casa Mañana Run Aug. 12

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Stage and screen actor Richard Kind is the devil in disguise for Casa Mañana's production of Damn Yankees, which begins performances Aug. 12.
Richard Kind
Richard Kind

Kind portrays Faustian villain Applegate opposite Lindsay Roginski (Chicago) as Lola and Christopher Deaton (Cinderella) as Young Joe Hardy. Penned by Richard Adler, Jerry Ross and George Abbott, Damn Yankees will play the Casa Mañana Theatre through Aug. 17 under the direction of Elliot Wasserman.

The production also features Hal Davis (The Sound of Music) as Old Joe Boyd, Wendy Welch as Meg Boyd, Dana Winkle as Gloria Thorpe, John O'Creagh as Van Buren, Lois Sonnier as Doris, Melissa Jobe as Sister, Greg Dulcie as Welch, Doug LoPachin as Commissioner, Dwight Sandell as Postmaster, Jim Johnson as Rocky, Brad Jackson as Smokey and C. Nicholas Morris as Linville.

The Damn Yankees creative team comprises Eugene Gwozdz (musical director), Clare DeVries (set designer), Millie Garvey (choreographer), Jay Isham (lighting designer), Ryan Mansfield (sound designer), Tammy Spencer (wardrobe supervisor) and Michael Garner (technical director).

Richard Kind has appeared on Broadway in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Producers, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife and Sly Fox as well as in the City Opera production of Candide. In addition to appearing in the Goodman world premiere of the Stephen Sondheim-John Weidman musical Bounce, Kind is known for his screen work on "Mad About You," "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Scrubs" and "Spin City."

Tickets for Damn Yankees, priced $40-$69, are available by phoning (817) 332-2272 or by visiting CasaMañana .

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