Azuka Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for their production of Paula Vogel's The Long Christmas Ride Home, October 30-November 15, with an opening set for November 4. Aaron Cromie will direct, and also design the puppets.

Using live action and bunraku-style puppetry, Vogel's play explores the past and present as a family takes an ill-fated ride to grandmother's house for Christmas. The cast will feature Keith Conallen as Stephen, Seth Reichgott as Man, Amanda Grove as Woman, Janice Rowland as Rebecca, Allison Heishman as Claire, and Charlie DelMarcelle as the Minister. The ensemble will also include Chris Deter, Laurel Mostak, Katie Lynch, Natasha Metzger, Jason Mulligan, Will Poost, Rachel Semigran, and John Turnbach.

The creative team will feature Craig Vetter (set design), Alisa Sickora Kleckner (costume design), Terry Smith (lighting design), and Christopher Colucci (sound design/composer).

For more information, call 215-733-0255 or visit www.azukatheatre.org.