Transport Group Extends William Inge Repertory Productions
''Picnic'' and ''Come Back, Little Sheba'' run at the Gym at Judson.
Transport Group has extended its runs of Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, helmed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, through April 23 at the Gym at Judson. The two plays are performed in rotating repertory; six actors of the 14-member ensemble perform in both plays.
The cast includes Tony nominee John Cariani (Something Rotten!) as Howard (Picnic) and Service Men (Sheba); Hannah Elless (Bright Star) as Millie (Picnic) and Marie (Sheba); David Greenspan (The Patsy) as Elmo (Sheba); Joseph Kolinski (Follies) as Doc (Sheba); Ginna Le Vine as Madge (Picnic); Heather MacRae (I Remember Mama) as Mrs. Potts (Picnic) and Lola (Sheba); David T. Patterson (Les Liaisons Dangereuses) as Hal (Picnic) and Turk (Sheba); Tony winner Michele Pawk (Hollywood Arms) as Flo (Picnic); Jennifer Piech (Titanic) as Irma (Picnic) and Mrs. Coffman (Sheba); Krystal Rowley as Christine (Picnic); Jay Russell (Travels With My Aunt) as Ed (Sheba); Emily Skinner (Billy Elliot) as Rosemary (Picnic); and Rowan Vickers (Nat Turner in Jerusalem) as Alan (Picnic) and Bruce (Sheba).
Scenic design for both plays is by Dane Laffrey, costume design is by Ásta Hostetter, lighting design is by R. Lee Kennedy, and casting is by Nora Brennan Casting. The production features an original score by five-time Tony nominee Michael John LaChiusa.