Marylouise Burke, Louis Cancelmi, and More Set for Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody
Casting set for Signature Theatre's upcoming world premiere of Everybody, a new play by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. Running January 31-March 12, with opening night on February 21, the production will be directed by Lila Neugebauer.
A modern riff on the 15th-century morality play Everyman, the work follows Everybody as he or she travels down a road toward life's greatest mystery. At each performance, the role of Everybody will be played by a cast member chosen at random by lottery.
The cast includes Jocelyn Bioh (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), Obie Award-winner Brooke Bloom (Cloud Nine), Michael Braun (The Crucible), Obie Award-winner Marylouise Burke (Ripcord), Louis Cancelmi (Blasted), Lilyana Tiare Cornell (Les Misérables), Obie Award-winner David Patrick Kelly (Thérèse Raquin), Lakisha Michelle May (Boardwalk Empire), Chris Perfetti (Cloud Nine).
The creative team includes Laura Jellinek (scenic design), Gabriel Berry (costume design), Matt Frey (lighting design), Brandon Wolcott (sound design).