Hannah Elless, John Cariani, and More in Two William Inge Plays
Transport Group presents a double bill of ''Picnic'' and ''Come Back, Little Sheba''.
Transport Group has released photos from Picnic and Come Back, Little Sheba: William Inge in Repertory, helmed by artistic director Jack Cummings III. The productions, which run at the Gym at Judson, will play through April 16, with an opening night on March 26. The two plays are performed in rotating repertory; six actors of the 14-member ensemble will 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 Asta 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.