The Public Theater has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire, with music, book, and lyrics by Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe winner David Byrne and direction by Golden Globe winner Alex Timbers. The debut production reunites the pair following their collaboration on Here Lies Love, which previously played an acclaimed engagement at the Public.
Joining Jo Lampert in the title role will be Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham, who will play Isabelle, and The Book of Mormon’s Dimitri Joseph Moïse, who will be the male Swing.
The cast will also include the previously announced Terence Archie (Warwick); James Brown III (Priest, Judge); Jonathan Burke (Priest, Judge); Rodrick Covington (Priest, Judge); Sean Allan Krill (Bishop Cauchon); Mike McGowan (La Tremouille); Mary Kate Morrissey (Female Standby); Adam Perry (Priest, Judge); John Schiappa (Priest, Judge); Kyle Selig (Dauphin, King Charles); and Michael James Shaw (Baudricourt).
Joan of Arc: Into the Fire will feature choreography by Steven Hoggett and will begin previews February 14 ahead of a March 15 opening. The world-premiere staging has been extended two weeks and will run through April 16.
Joan of Arc: Into the Fire is billed by the Public as “a one-of-a-kind rock musical concert“ that chronicles the rise of the iconic historical figure.
The debut staging will feature scenic design by Chris Barreca, costume design by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Justin Townsend, sound design by Cody Spencer, projection design by Darrel Maloney, and music direction by Kris Kukul.
Tickets are available by calling (212) 967-7555, by visiting publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at 425 Lafayette Street, New York.