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F. Murray Abraham, Michael Cerveris, Jill Clayburgh, Anthony Rapp, David Straithairn, et al. to Participate in Powerhouse Readings logo
Jill Clayburgh
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Casting has been announced for the Readings Festival 1 at Vassar & New York Stage and Film's Powerhouse Theater, to be held in the Susan Stein Shiva Theater, June 25-27.

Stephen Bogardus, Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris, Jon DeVries, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Barret O'Brien, Maryann Plunkett, Anthony Rapp, Marquis Rodriguez, Andrea Ross, Stephen Spinella, David Strathairn, and Michael Winther will be featured in Unfinished Piece for Player Piano (June 25 at 8pm), written and directed by Richard Nelson and based upon a screenplay by A. Adabashyan and N. Mikhalkov, and Platonov, a play by Anton Chekhov. Music is by Peter Golub, with lyrics conceived and adapted by Nelson and Golub.

F. Murray Abraham, Dan Bittner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Santino Fontana, Joanna Gleason, Gideon Glick, and Okieriete Onaodowan will star in Sons of the Prophet (June 26 at 2pm), written by Stephen Karam and directed by Peter DuBois.

Jill Clayburgh, Michael Countryman, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Josh Hamilton, Sarah Steele, and Jeremy Strong will appear in Zoe Kazan's This Thing of Darkness (June 26 at 8pm), directed by Sam Gold.

Sarah Nina Hayon, Isabel Keating, Darren Pettie, Simon Pincus, and Mandy Siegfried will be featured in The Rest of Your Life (June 27 at 2pm), written by Megan Mostyn-Brown, and directed by Josh Hecht.

In addition, A Long and Happy Life, by Bekah Brunstetter, and directed by Pippin Parker, originally slated as a reading, will be instead workshopped, July 9 - 11, with a cast that includes Cassie Beck, Darren Goldstein, and Donnetta Lavinia Grays.

For previously announced casting and additional information, see TheaterMania's previous stories on the Powerhouse season by clicking here and here.

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