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New York Theatre Workshop to Provide Live Captioning at Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

Rachel Chavkin will direct Caryl Churchill’s new play.

The cast and creative team of Light Shining in Buckinghamshire.
The cast and creative team of Light Shining in Buckinghamshire.
(© Marielle Solan)

The New York Theatre Workshop production of Caryl Churchill's Light Shining in Buckinghamshire will have live captioning at every performance, producers have announced. c2 (Caption Coalition) Inc. will provide the captioning board, which has been has been incorporated into the design of the production.

Directed by Rachel Chavkin, the production will begin previews on April 18 with an opening night set for May 7 at New York Theatre Workshop for a limited run through May 27.

Light Shining in Buckinghamshire is set in 1647 England, where power is shifting and, amid the chaos and confusion, revolutionaries across the country are dreaming of a new future. The cast for Light Shining in Buckinghamshire includes Vinie Burrows, Rob Campbell, Matthew Jeffers, Mikéah Ernest Jennings, Gregg Mozgala, and Evelyn Spahr.

The creative team includes scenic design by Riccardo Hernández, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Isabella Byrd, sound design by Mikaal Sulaiman, and props by Noah Mease, with original music and music direction by Orion Johnstone.

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