Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy, Ariana DeBose Set for Twelve Angry Men Reading
The event, featuring an all-female cast, will take place in September.
An all-star cast of Broadway leading ladies will take on Reginald Rose's drama Twelve Angry Men as a benefit reading on Sunday, September 16. Lauren Class Schneider will produce the event at Theatre Row's Acorn Theatre.
The cast is set to include Tony nominees Geneva Carr (Bull), Jenn Colella (Come From Away), Ariana DeBose (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Tony winner Cady Huffman (Chicago), and Broadway vets Lynn Cohen (Sex and the City), Amber Iman (Hamilton tour), Chilina Kennedy (This Ain't No Disco), Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom), Jill Paice (An American in Paris), and Dale Soules (Orange Is the New Black). All performers are subject to change.
Karen Azenberg, Pam Berlin, Sammi Cannold, Mary B. Robinson, and Lynne Taylor-Corbett serve as artistic advisers for the reading. Following the performance, audience members, cast, and staff will have the opportunity to update their voter registration in anticipation of the November 6 midterm elections. Information will also be given about how to increase voter registration and voter turnout.