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Ackerman, Robinette, et al. Set for Arena Stage's Well logo
Lisa Kron
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Full cast and creative team have been announced for the Arena Stage's production of Lisa Kron's quasi-autobiographical drama Well, to play the Fichandler Theatre, September 14-October 14. The production, which will open officially on September 20, will be directed by Kyle Donnelly.

The show, which focuses on Kron's relationship with her mother as well as illness and social activism, played at The Public Theater in 2004 and transferred to Broadway in 2006.

The cast will feature Emily Ackerman as Lisa Kron and Nancy Robinette as Ann Kron; the ensemble will include Susan Lynskey, Marc Damon Johnson, Donnetta Lavinia Grays, and Scott Drummond. The creative team will feature Tom Lynch (sets), Nan Cibula-Jenkins (costumes), Nancy Schertler (lighting), and Lindsay Jones (sound).

Kron's other plays include 2.5 Minute Ride and 101 Humiliating Stories. She is also a founding member of the OBIE and Bessie Award-winning theater company The Five Lesbian Brothers, whose plays include Oedipus at Palm Springs, Brave Smiles, and The Secretaries.

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