New York, NY (April 26, 2017) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional details in casting for the 2017 summer season including, Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski,Steven Pasquale, Cynthia Erivo, Alexandra Socha and many more to join. Additional details on the popularFridays@3 Reading Series have also been announced.
Joining the previously announced Main Stage and Nikos Stage Season casts are: Bernard White in The Clean House (July 19-29), Maurice Jones in A Legendary Romance (August 3 – 20), Hiram Delgado, Maurice Jones, and Jonghoon Han in The Model American (June 28 – July 9), Joshua Boone and Raúl Castillo inWhere Storms Are Born. Saheem Ali joins the production as director, replacing the previously announced Leisl Tommy who had to withdraw due to scheduling conflicts (July 12 – July 23). Cristin Milioti, Thomas Sadoski,Gene Jones, Jeanine Serralles, and Ryan Spahn join the cast of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow (July 26-August 6), and Alexandra Socha and Joshua Boone will be featured in Actually, a co-world premiere with Geffen Playhouse which WTF produces in association with Manhattan Theater Club (August 9 – August 20).
By popular demand, the 2017 season will include the Fridays@3 Reading Series. A number of previous new plays read at the series in past festivals have manifested into main stage productions, including this year’s main stage shows Where Storms are Born, and Actually. This year, the line-up of readings include Seared byTheresa Rebeck, directed by Tony Award-nominee Moritz Von Stuelpnagel and featuring Tony Award-nomineeSteven Pasquale (July 7), The Fit by Carey Perloff (July 14), WTF’s 2017 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award-winner Noura by Heather Raffo (WTF’s 2017 Jay Harris Commission recipient), directed by Joanna Settle (July 21), Blue Skies Process by Abe Koogler (July 28), Lempicka with music by Matt Gould, book byCarson Kreitzer, directed by Rachel Chavkin and featuring Tony Award-winner Cynthia Erivo and Tony Award-nominee Steven Pasquale (August 4), Overjoyed by Ethan Lipton, directed by Oliver Butler (August 11), andScreenplay By Stalin by Tom Fontana, directed by Laura Savia. These readings have limited availability and will be hosted at The Clark auditorium.