Julie White
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Julie White
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
The Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for its 2008 season, the first under the artistic directorship of Nicholas Martin.

The Main Stage season will kick off with Martin's final production from Boston's Huntington Theatre Company: The Joe Masteroff-Jerry Bock-Sheldon Harnick musical She Loves Me (June 28-July 13), featuring choreography by Denis Jones. Kate Baldwin, Brooks Ashmanskas, Jessica Stone Troy Britten Johnson, and Dick Latessa lead the cast.

Up next will be Michael Greif's production of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters (July 16-27), starring Cassie Beck, Michael Cristofer, Rosemarie DeWitt, Cary Donaldson, Sarah Drew, Manoel Felciano, Jonathan Fried, Jessica Hecht, Stephen Kunken, Peter Maloney, Roberta Maxwell, Keith Nobbs and Joe Tippett.

It will be followed John Rando's production of David Ives' new adaptation of George Feydeau's classic farce A Flea in Her Ear (July 30-August 10); and Joseph Hardy's production of David Storey's Home, starring Richard Easton, Dana Ivey, and Paxton Whitehead (August 13-24).

The Nikos Stage season will begin with Christopher Durang's Beyond Therapy (June 11-22), to star Kate Burton, Katie Finneran, Tom Cavanagh, Darrell Hammond, Matt McGrath, and Bryce Pinkham, to be directed by Alex Timbers; the production will then play Long Island's Bay Street Theatre, July 8-27.

Up next on the Nikos will be Ronan Noone's solo piece The Atheist, starring Campbell Scott and directed by Justin Waldman (June 25-July 6). It will be followed by Nathan Jackson's world premiere drama Broke-ology (July 9-20), directed by Thomas Kail, and starring Francois Battiste, Gaius Charles, Wendell Pierce, and April Yvette Thompson.

The season will continue with the world premiere of Theresa Rebeck's The Understudy, directed by Scott Ellis and with a cast headed by Tony Award winner Julie White and Reg Rogers (July 23-August 3); and the world premiere of Ellen Melaver's Not Waving (August 6-17), to be directed by Carolyn Cantor.

The WTF will also present a reading of Tracey Scott Wilson's new play The Good Negro, the winner of the annual Weissberger Prize.

For more information, visit www.wtfestival.org.