Marsha Mason
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Marsha Mason
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Four-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason will be featured in The Shakespeare Theatre Company's first play of the 2010 - 2011 season, All's Well That Ends Well, to be presented at the Lansburgh Theatre, September 7-October 24. Michael Kahn will direct.

In the play, Helena, the daughter of a physician, cures the ailing King of France using the skills her late father taught her. In return, the King promises her the husband of her choice, unaware that the non-committal Count Bertram is the object of her affection. This production will be set the play in the World War I era.

Mason, who will be making her STC debut in the role of the Countess of Rousillon, recently appeared on Broadway in Impressionism and Off-Broadway in I Never Sang for My Father and A Feminine Ending. Among her other stage credits are Broadway productions of Steel Magnolias, The Night of the Iguana, and The Good Doctor.

The cast will also include Bev Appleton as a Lord, Michael Bakkensen as Parolles, Caitlin O'Connell as Widow Capilet, Nick Depinto as Dumaine the Elder, Conrad Feininger as a Lord, Daniel Flint as the Interpreter, Adam Green as Lavatch, Natalie Mitchell as Diana, Barbara Pinolini as Rynalda and Miriana, Charity Pomeroy as the Nurse, Tony Roach as Bertram, Miriam Silverman as Helena, Ted Van Griethuysen as the King of France, Kristen Varvaris as Isabel, Paxton Whitehead as Lafeau, Danny Yeorges as Dumaine the Younger, and ensemble members Kevin Hasser, Russell Jonas, John W. Schiffbauer, Scott Woltz and Kevin Woods.

The creative team will include Court Watson (set), Robert Perdziola (costumes), Charlie Morrison (lighting), and Adam Wernick (composer).

For more information on the show, click here.