Casting Set for Steppenwolf's The Fundamentals
Erika Sheffer's new drama will be directed by Yasen Peyankov.
The play is described as follows: "Millie is a smart, resourceful young mother who works as a housekeeper in one of New York's premier luxury hotels. When an opportunity to move into management gives her the chance to leave behind her blue collar life, Millie must decide how much, and who, she's willing to sacrifice to secure her family's future."
The company will be made up of Alana Arenas (Millie), Caroline Neff (Stellan), Alan Wilder (Abe), Audrey Francis (Eliza), and Armando Riesco (Lorenzo). The Fundamentals' production team includes Collette Pollard (scenic design), Natasha Dukich (costume design), Lee Fiskness (lighting design), Rick Sims (sound design and original music), and Stephan Mazurek (projection design).