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Frances Barber, Dana Ivey, and More Open in The School for Scandal

Marc Vietor directs the production for Red Bull Theater.

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Mark Linn-Baker and Dana Ivey are thrilled to celebrate their opening night.
(© Allison Stock)

Red Bull Theater celebrated the opening night of its production of Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal, directed by Marc Vietor. The production runs at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

Frances Barber (left) and Dana Ivey join their director, Marc Vietor, for a snapshot.
(© Allison Stock)

The cast includes Tony nominee Dana Ivey (Butley), Mark Linn-Baker (My Favorite Year), Frances Barber (The Seagull at BAM), and Henry Stram (Titanic), along with Helen Cespedes, Christian Conn, Christian DeMarais, Jacob Dresch, Ramsey Faragallah, Ryan Garbayo, Bradley Gibson, Nadine Malouf, Ben Mehl, and Tony nominee Derek Smith ('Tis Pity She's a Whore).

Mark Linn-Baker takes a photo with fellow cast member Helen Cespedes.
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Sheridan's comedy The School for Scandal follows Oliver Surface, who, after 16 years abroad, returns home incognito to test the true characters of his nephews, Charles and Joseph. Meanwhile, he discovers his old friend Peter Teazle has wed a young country wife and is being victimized in print and society by a spiteful team of rumor-mongers.

Henry Stram completes the principal cast of The School for Scandal.
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The School for Scandal has scenic design by Anna Louizos, costume design by Andrea Lauer, lighting design by Russell H. Champa, sound and music by Greg Pliska, original song by Gideon & Hubcap, and hair and wig design by Charles G. LaPointe, with choreography by Paul McGill.

Guests at the opening-night festivities included Marlo Thomas and Phil Donahue.
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The production runs through May 8.

Upcoming Drama Desk Awards host Michael Urie (right) shares a photo with The School for Scandal director Marc Vietor.
(© Allison Stock)

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