Andre De Shields, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Daphne Rubin-Vega, et al. Set for December 19 Project Shaw
Blanco Posnet is a cowboy mystery/comedy that takes place in the Wild Old American West, while Passion Play is Shaw's unfinished first attempt at playwriting, which has never before performed in New York.
The cast will include Daphne Rubin-Vega, Andre De Shields, Ty Jones, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Sharon Washington, Adam Feldman, Nick Corley, Cheryl Freeman, Nora Chester, Marylee Martin, Panchali Null, Daryl Lathon, Ariel Estrada, James Rana, and Diane Stilwell Weinberg, with Susan Aquila on the fiddle.
In related news, Project Shaw has announced its 2012 season: Back to Methuselah (Part One) (January 23); Back to Methuselah (Part Two) (February 27); St. Patrick's Day Gala (March 17); Widower's Houses (April 23); In Good King Charles's Golden Days (May 21); The Apple Cart (June 18); Geneva (July 16); The Devil's Disciple (September 24); Buoyant Billions (October 22); Pygmalion (November 19); and Saint Joan (December 17).