Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting for 2019 Season

At the Fitzpatrick Main Stage

The Skin of Our Teeth

by Thornton Wilder
directed by David Auburn

at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage

BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 83 East Main Street
Running: July 11–August 3

Casting:

Lauren Baez, Woman

Lynnette Freeman, Fortune Teller

Marcus Gladney, Henry

Harriet Harris, Mrs. Antrobus

Danny Johnson, Mr. Antrobus

Ralph Petillo, Man

Marjie Shrimpton, Woman

Claire Saunders, Gladys

Matt Sullivan, Announcer/Broadcast Official

Ariana Venturi, Sabina

About:

Written by three-time Pulitzer Prize-Winner Thornton Wilder and directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-Winner David Auburn (Proof; BTG: The Petrified Forest, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), The Skin of our Teeth is an optimistic tribute to the invincibility of the human spirit.

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What We May Be

by Kathleen Clark
directed by Gregg Edelman

at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage

BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 83 East Main Street

Running: August 8–August 31

Casting:

Carla Duren, Colleen Haran

Carson Elrod, Glen Greer

Penny Fuller, Lucinda Royal Scott

Samantha Hill, Summer Oliver

Count Stovall, Hal Polick

About:

Written by Kathleen Clark (BTG: In The Mood) and directed by Tony Award-nominated Gregg Edelman (Broadway: City of Angels1776Into The Woods; BTG: Coming Back Like A Song!Arsenic and Old LaceConstellations), What We May Be is a delightful theatrical look at what’s important in life.

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At the Unicorn Theatre

The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?

by Edward Albee
directed by Eric Hill

at The Unicorn Theatre

The Larry Vaber Stage

BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 6 East Street

Running: May 24–June 15

Casting:

David Adkins, Martin

Jennifer Van Dyck, Stevie

Josh Aaron McCabeRoss

Evan Silverstein, Billy

About:

The Goat or, Who is Sylvia?  is three-time Pulitzer Prize-Winner Edward Albee’s most provocative, daring, and controversial play since Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, directed by Eric Hill (BTG: NakedAt Home at the ZooThe Homecoming).

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Outside Mullingar

by John Patrick Shanley

directed by Karen Allen

at The Unicorn Theatre

The Larry Vaber Stage

BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 6 East Street

Running: June 19–July 13

Casting:

Jeffrey DeMunn, Tony Reilly

Deborah Hedwall, Aiofe Muldoon

James McMenamin, Anthony Reilly

Shannon Marie Sullivan, Rosemary Muldoon

About:

From the Pulitzer, Tony and Oscar Award-Winning author of Doubt and Moonstruck comes a romantic comedy set in rural Ireland, directed by Karen Allen (Film: Raiders of the Lost ArkScrooged; BTG: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Moonchildren,Extremities).

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Working: A Musical

from the book by Studs Terkel

adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso

with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg

songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor

orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire

directed by James Barry

music direction by Casey Robert Reed

choreography by Ashley DeLane Burger

 

at The Unicorn Theatre

The Larry Vaber Stage

BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 6 East Street

Running: July 18–August 24

Casting:

The Ensemble:

Farah Alvin

Katie Birenboim

Erica Dorfler

Julie Foldesi

Tim Jones

Deven Kolluri

Jaygee Macapugay

Rob Morrison

Miles Wilkie

About:

Based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers, featuring songs by Tony Award-Winning Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia and James Taylor.

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What The Jews Believe

by Mark Harelik

directed Mark Harelik

In association with The American National Theatre

at The Unicorn Theatre

The Larry Vaber Stage

BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 6 East Street

Running: September 26–October 20

Casting:

Jeremy Davidson, Dave

Emily Donahoe, Rachel

Cynthia Mace, Sarah

Logan Weibrecht, Nathan

Robert Zukerman, Rabbi Bindler

About:

Written and directed by Mark Harelik (The Immigrant; TV: The Big Bang Theory), What the Jews Believe is a poignant story about the loss of faith and the journey back to find it.

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At the Colonial Theatre

Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story

book by Gary Kupper, Larry Marshak and Rose Caiola

original music and lyrics by Gary Kupper

directed by Randal Myler

music direction by Dave Keyes

choreography by Brian Reeder

at The Colonial Theatre

BTG’s Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street

Running: June 27–July 21

 

Casting:

Bob Ari, Morris Levy; Leo

William Bailey, Frankie Lymon; Dave Cooper

Whitney Bashor, Betty; Alana; Bob’s Daughter

Jessica Bogart, Inga; Alan’s Mother

Alan Campbell, Alan Freed

Early Clover, Quartet

Richard Crandle, Little Richard

Anthony (AJ) Davis, Quartet

Emma Degerstedt, Jackie; Ensemble

John Dewey, Buddy Holly

Hayden Hoffman, Young Alan

Jerome Jackson, Quartet; Nate

Valisia Lekae, LaVern Baker

Brian Mathis, Judge; New York D.A.

Matthew Morgan, Chuck Berry; Screamin Jay

James Scheider, Jerry Lee Lewis; Dick Clark

Dr. Eric Turner, Quartet; Fats Domino

George Wendt, Hoover

Jared Zirilli, Bill Haley; Senator

About:

Rock and Roll Man takes you behind the scenes and behind the music of one of the most influential—and controversial—figures in pop music history, Alan Freed. Directed by Tony Award-nominated Randal Myler.

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Shrek The Musical

based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig

music by Jeanine Tesori

book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire

originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and 

Neal Street Productions

original production directed by Jason Moore and Rob Ashford

directed by Travis Daly

music direction by Mark Gionfriddo

choreography by Avital Asuleen

at The Colonial Theatre

BTG’s Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street

Running: August 1–August 17

Casting:

Jennifer Daly, Pinnochio

Alexandra Doggette, Gingy

Daniel Garrity, Donkey

Alex Getlin, Fiona

Rylan Morsbach, Shrek

Kelsey Marlowe Jessup, Mama Bear; Person of Duloc; Knight

Elizabeth Koennecke, Mama Ogre; Wicked Witch; Person of Duloc; Knight

Michael Sullivan, Lord Farquaad

AND A CAST OF TALENTED BERKSHIRE COUNTY SCHOOLCHILDREN!

About:

Based on the Oscar-Winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-Winning fairy tale adventure, irreverently fun for the whole family.

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George Gershwin Alone

music and lyrics by George & Ira Gershwin

book by Hershey Felder

directed by Joel Zwick

at The Colonial Theatre

BTG’s Pittsfield Campus, 111 South Street
Running: August 24–August 31

Casting:

Hershey Felder, George Gershwin

About:

This celebrated one-man play renders an intimate portrait of George Gershwin’s personal life and artistic genius.

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