Morlan Higgins, Karen Kondazian to Star in Phoenix Rising Productions' Tennessee & Anna
D'Alessandro's script charts the 25-year friendship between Tennessee Williams and the Academy Award-winning Italian actress Anna Magnani. Set in Rome during the La Dolce Vita era, it is a memory play told through the eyes of the playwright.
Higgins' other credits include Train Driver, Forgiveness, King Lear, After the Fall, Victory, and Exits and Entrances, among others. Kondazian won an LADCC Award for her performance in Williams' The Rose Tattoo and has also been appeared in Williams' Orpheus Descending, Night of the Iguana, and The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, among others.
The creative team will include Tom Buderwitz (scenic design), Steven Young (lighting design), Swinda Reichelt (costume design), Cricket Myers (sound design), and Fritz Davis (video design.