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Ann, Starring Jayne Atkinson, Announces Full Cast and Creative Team

Kristen van Ginhoven directs the coproduction with Arena Stage and Dallas Theater Center.

Jayne Atkinson will star in Ann at Arena Stage.
(© Joseph Marzullo)

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the full company of Ann, Emmy Award-winning actress Holland Taylor's production based on the life of former Texas governor Ann Richards. Directed by Kristen van Ginhoven, Ann is a coproduction with Dallas Theater Center and runs July 11-August 11 in the Kreeger Theater and October 15-November 10 in Dallas.

As previously announced, Jayne Atkinson will play Ann Richards, who changed the face of Texas politics. Atkinson's Broadway credits include Blithe Spirit, Enchanted April, and Our Town.

In addition to van Ginhoven, the creative team includes set designer Juliana von Haubrich, costume designer Jess Goldstein, lighting designer Andi Lyons, sound designer M.L. Dogg, and wig designer Paul Huntley.