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Ambudkar, Overbey, and Shamos to Star in Second Stage's Animals Out of Paper logo
Kellie Overbey
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Full cast and creative team information has been announced for the world premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Animals Out of Paper, to be presented as part of Second Stage Theatre's "Uptown Series" at the McGinn/Cazale, July 14-August 17, with an opening on August 4. Giovanna Sardelli will direct.

The play, about an origami artist who opens her studio to a teenage prodigy and his school teacher, will feature Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kellie Overbey, and Jeremy Shamos.

The creative team will include Beowulf Boritt (scenic design), Amy Clark (costume design), Josh Bradford (lighting design), and Bart Fasbender (sound design).

Ambudkar most recently appeared in The New Group's Rafta Rafta. Overbey recently appeared in Second Stage's production Good Boys and True and her Broadway credits include The Coast of Utopia, Twentieth Century, "Q.E.D.", Judgment at Nuremberg, Present Laughter and Buried Child. Shamos' Main Stem credits include Reckless and The Rivals.

Joseph's other plays include Huck and Holden, Bengal Tiger in the Bagdhad Zoo, The Leopard and the Fox, and All This Intimacy.

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