Jones, Kolvenbach, Nottage, Wright, et al. Set for WHAT's 2008 Summer Season
This season will kick off with Lynn Nottage's Intimate Apparel (May 21-June 14), directed by Jeff Zinn. Next up will be the world premiere of Ride, by Eric Lane, directed by Daisy Walker, June 4-29. Tony nominee Max Wright will star in Joe Orton's What the Butler Saw, directed by David Wheeler, June 19-July 12.
Marivaux's Triumph of Love, directed by James Magruder, will be presented June 29-August 31. Brendan Hughes will direct Rolin Jones' world premiere Short Stack, July 2-27. Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman will be directed by Jeff Zinn, July 17-August 9. Elizabeth Meriwether's The Mistakes Madeline Made will be directed by Brendan Hughes, July 30-August 24.
Fabuloso, by John Kolvenbach, will make its world premiere August 14-September 6. (Kolvenbach will also be honored with the 2nd Annual WHAT Award on August 14.) David Mamet's Sexual Perversity in Chicago will be directed by Brendan Hughes, August 27-September 21. The world premiere of The George Place, by David Johnston, will debut September 11-October 4.
For the kids, WHAT will be presenting Fool of the World and the Flying Ship (July 7-August 28), written and directed by Stephen Russell, as well as a Circus Camp (July 9-August 27), Acting Camp (July 12-August 23), and Shakespeare for Kids program (July 12-August 23).