Kathleen Chalfant and More Set for Reading of John Webster's The White Devil
The Red Bull Theater event's cast will also include Mark Nelson, Matthew Rauch, and Rocco Sisto.
Red Bull Theater has announced the complete cast for their next Revelation Reading, John Webster's The White Devil. Louisa Proske will direct the reading, which will take place December 5 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.
The event's cast will include Tina Benko (The Cherry Orchard), Justin Blanchard (Journey's End), Kathleen Chalfant (Racing Demon), Clifton Duncan, Danaya Esperanza, Allen Gilmore (The School for Scandal), Sheria Irving (Romeo and Juliet), Mark Nelson (After The Fall), Edward O'Blenis, Jeffrey Omura, Matthew Rauch (The Merchant of Venice), Rocco Sisto (The King and I), and more.
In The White Devil, a passionate affair between the beautiful Vittoria and her lover, the Duke, unleashes a murderous revenge plot. Vittoria's brother, Flamineo, employed as a secretary to Brachiano, has been scheming to bring his sister and the Duke together in the hope of advancing his career and their family fortune.
Red Bull Theater's Revelation Readings series presents staged readings of new and rarely performed classic plays from all eras and cultures. With the Jacobean plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries as the cornerstone of their mission, Red Bull Theater is dedicated to the rediscovery and re-investigation of classics from all eras and cultures, and to the development of new plays of heightened language and classical themes.