Theater News

Will McGarrahan, Nael Nacer to Star in Lyric Stage Company’s The Temperamentals

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston has announced the cast and creative team for their upcoming production of Jon Marans’ The Temperamentals, to run March 30-April 28 at Lyric Stage in Boston. The production will be directed by Jeremy Johnson.

The play tells the story of two men — the communist Harry Hay and the Viennese refugee and fashion designer Rudi Gernreich — as they fall in love while forming one of the first gay-rights organizations in the pre-Stonewall United States.

The cast will feature Will McGarrahan (Harry Hay), Nael Nacer (Rudi Gernreich), Victor L. Shopov (Man #1), Shelley Bolman (Man #2), and Steve Kidd (Man #3).

The creative team includes Sara Lee Brown (scenic design), Tyler Kinney (costume design), John R. Malinowski (lighting design) and Dewey Dellay (sound design).