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F. Murray Abraham, Jon DeVries, Steven Skybell et al. Set for CSC’s Galileo

F. Murray Abraham
(Courtesy Classic Stage Company)
F. Murray Abraham
(Courtesy Classic Stage Company)

Full casting has been announced for Classic Stage Company’s production of Galileo, to run February 1-March 11, with an opening on February 23. Brian Kulick will direct.

Bertolt Brecht’s play, translated by Charles Laughton, explores the question of a scientist’s social and ethical responsibility, as the brilliant scientist Galileo must choose between his life and his life’s work when confronted with the Inquisition.

As previously reported, F. Murray Abraham will play the title role. The cast will also include Jon DeVries, Robert Dorfman, Aaron Himelstein, Andy Phelan, Amanda Quaid, Steve Rattazzi, Steven Skybell and Nick Westrate.

The production will include scenic design by Adrianne Lobel, lighting design by Justin Townsend, costume design by Oana Botez-Ban and original music and sound design by Christian Frederickson and Ryan Rumery.

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