Ana Gasteyer and Kathy Voytko to Star in Chicago Shakespeare's Passion
The production will be directed by Gary Griffin, with sets by Eugene Lee and costumes by Paul Tazewell. Griffin is currently represented on Broadway and in Chicago by The Color Purple.
First produced on Broadway in 1994, the show tells the story of Fosca, an ailing and ugly woman whose obsession with Giorgio, an Italian soldier, makes him reconsider his relationship with Clara, his beautiful, married girlfriend. The show won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
Gasteyer has starred on Broadway in Wicked and The Threepenny Opera, and is best known for her work on Saturday Night Live. Voytko's many stage credits include the title roles in The Pirate Queen and Evita.