GUTHRIE ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR SUMMER MUSICAL, MY FAIR LADY
Broadway veterans Helen Anker (Promises, Promises), Donald Corren (Souvenir), Jeff McCarthy (Chicago) and Tony Sheldon (Priscilla Queen of the Desert) lead the cast of the beloved Lerner and Loewe musical, set to play the Guthrie’s thrust stage for the first time, June 28 – August 31.
2014-2015 Season to include first-time productions of four acclaimed playwrights, Dowling's signature Shakespeare play, two classics of the theater canon, and an all-American musical. Dowling, the longest tenured artistic director in Guthrie history, fulfills 20 years at the helm, and will direct three productions in his final season.
Theater today announced casting of the leading ladies for its first production
of Beth Henley's Crimes of the Heart, an award-winning comedy with a Southern
Gothic twist. Under the direction of Marcela Lorca, Crimes of the Heart will feature the talents of Maggie
Chestovich, Georgia Cohen and Ashley Rose Montondo as the up-to-no-good
sisters, and Sarah Agnew as their nosy know-it-all cousin Chick.
Guthrie Theater today announced it will welcome the return of Walking
Shadow Theatre Company to the Dowling Studio with its production of The
Three Musketeers, a crisp new adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' popular
uniquely gifted instructors and a wide range of offerings, Summer Camps at
the Guthrieare an ideal way to spend a week igniting passion for theater
in young people grades 2-12; weeklong camps begin July 7 and continue through
August 15. All levels are welcome.
Guthrie Theater will host the 15th Annual Shakespeare
Classic on Sunday, April 27, offering young people ages 10 to 17 an
opportunity to experience Hamlet. This annual event,
tailored specifically for young audiences, features a specially prepared play
program, $10 tickets to the 1 p.m. matinee performance and a post-play discussion
in which actors from the show will engage with the audience.
The Guthrie Theater and The Acting Company (TAC) reunite for a sixth
year, presenting Shakespeare's Hamlet in repertory with Rosencrantz
and Guildenstern Are Dead, a reworking of the same tragedy from the
point of view of two minor characters. This two-week engagement April 22 - May 4, on the
McGuire Proscenium Stage, will conclude a successful seven-month 42-city tour.
The Guthrie Theater today
announced it will welcome the return of Carlyle Brown & Company with Abe
Lincoln and Uncle Tom in the White House, a new
play which imagines a meeting between two icons in life and
literature - President Abraham Lincoln and Harriet Beecher Stowe's
fictional character Uncle Tom. Written and directed by Carlyle
Brown (Are You Now or Have You Ever Been...),
this original piece will play from March 21-April 6, 2014
in the Dowling Studio.
the heels of successful presentations of A Raisin in the Sun, Ma Rainey's Black
Bottom and The Amen Corner, the Guthrie Theater welcomes the return of the
acclaimed Penumbra Theatre Company with The Mountaintop - the recipient of
the 2010 Olivier Award for Best New Play - written by Katori Hall and
directed by Penumbra Founder and Co-Artistic Director