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Michael Frayn's Noises Off Announces Casting for New Production

Sarna Lapine directs the play-within-a-play, returning to Two River Theater for the first time in 20 years.

Jason O'Connell joins the Two River Theater production of Noises Off as Frederick Fellowes.
(© David Gordon)

Two River Theater has announced casting for its upcoming production of Michael Frayn's backstage comedy Noises Off, directed by Sarna Lapine. Performances are set to run January 12-February 3 with an official opening on January 18.

The cast of Noises Off includes Kathleen Choe (Belinda Blair), Kimiye Corwin (Poppy Norton-Taylor), Michael Crane (Garry Lejeune) , Gopal Divan (Lloyd Dallas), Philip Goodwin (Selsdon Mowbray), Ellen Harvey (Dotty Otley), Adrianna Mitchell (Brooke Ashton), Jason O'Connell (Frederick Fellowes), and Phillip Taratula (Tim Allgood).

The creative team includes scenic designer Charlie Corcoran, costume designer Valérie Thérèse Bart, lighting designer Ken Billington, sound designer Karin Graybash, and wigs designer Dave Bova. Lorenzo Pisoni serves as movement consultant with dialect coaching by Ron Carlos.

Produced at Two River Theater 20 years ago in the company's fifth anniversary season, "Michael Frayn's Noises Off belongs on any list of the funniest plays ever written. In this celebrated backstage farce-within-a-farce, mayhem ensues as a third-rate touring theater troupe rehearses and then performs the ill-fated Nothing On."