Ruta, Waterston, and Widdoes to Star in A.C.T.'s The Circle
First produced in 1921, The Circle focuses on the return of Lady Kitty (Widdoes), who returns to her home 30 years after she abandoned her husband and young son Arnold (Waterston) for a scandalous life with her husband's best friend Lord Porteous (Ruta). While there, a new scandal develops as a charming houseguest threatens to upset Arnold's marriage.
The show's cast will also feature Tom Blair, Philip Kerr, Craig W. Marker, Trish Mulholland, and Allison Jean White. The creative team includes John Arnone (sets), Candice Donnelly (costumes), York Kennedy (lights), and Jeff Mockus (sound).
Ruta has been a 40-year veteran of Bay Area stages and starred in A.C.T.'s productions of The Voysey Inheritance and A Christmas Carol. Waterston's many stage credits include Long Day's Journey Into Night (with his father Sam Waterston), Another Time, and As You Like It.