Elizabeth Ashley
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Elizabeth Ashley
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Tony Award winner Elizabeth Ashley will star in Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession, June 8-July 11. She will play Mrs. Warren, replacing the previously announced Dixie Carter, who is recovering from surgery.

Keith Baxter will direct a cast that also includes Amanda Quaid as Vivie Warren, Ted Van Griethuysen as Mr. Praed, Andrew Boyer as Sir George Crofts, Tony Roach as Frank Gardner, David Sabin as Rev. S Gardner, and Caitlin Diana Doyle as Ghost of Kitty Vavasour.

Ashley won the Tony Award for Take Her, She's Mine, and was Tony-nominated for her performances in Barefoot in the Park and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She most recently appeared on Broadway in August: Osage County, and her other Main Stem credits include Enchanted April, Agnes of God Suddenly Last Summer, and Dividing The Estate.

For more information, visit ShakespeareTheatre.org.