University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Class of 2012 (courtesy of the company)

The University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater B.F.A. Actor Training Program class of 2012 is set to present O Brave New World, a pair of new plays inspired by The Tempest, April 20-29 in the Guthrie Theatre's Dowling Studio.

The first play presented as a part of O Brave New World is Gregory S. Moss' Golden Age, a dreamlike drama about a group of runaways striving to forge an ideal society. Benjamin McGovern will direct a cast featuring Liam Benzvi, Alex Brightwell, Haley Houck, Brian Curtis James, Shannon Mae Leach, Michael Patrick McDonald, Andrea San Miguel, and Thallis Santesteban.

Next, Suzy Messerole directs Victoria Stewart's In Game or Real, a play exploring the betrayals and epic wins possible in the world of online games. The cast will include Stephen George Cook, Elyse Edelman, Angela Janas, Suzy Kohane, Ben Mandelbaum, Paris Hunter Paul, Miriam Schwartz, and Susanna Stahlmann.

The design team for O Brave New World will be comprised of Mina Kinukawa (set design), Laura Cuccia-Nilsen (costume design), Jesse Cogswell (lighting design), and Devin Nee (sound design).

For more information and tickets to O Brave New World, click here.