BWW TV: Leslie Bibb, Christopher Gattelli & More Preview Powerhouse Summer Season!
New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, will soon present their upcoming Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 to July 27 atVassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Members of the casts gave a special press preview yesterday and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang about the season!
Richard Greenberg's The Babylon Line (June 25-July 6), directed by Terry Kinney, will be headlined by "How I Met Your Mother" star Josh Radnor, Leslie Bibb, star of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Happy, and Tony Award winnerRandy Graff (City of Angels, Les Miserables), joined by stage and screen actress Maddie Corman (Next Fall, Picnic), Broadway veteran Julie Halston (Hairspray, The Divine Sister), Michael Oberholtzer (MCC's Hand to God) and Tony Award winner Frank Wood (Clybourne Park, August: Osage County, Side Man).
The large-scale dance ensemble for In Your Arms (July 5-13) will feature Broadway favorites Ryan Steele (Newsies, Matilda, West Side Story), Tony Award winner Robert Morse (How to Succeed..., "Mad Men"), Carole Shelley (Billy Elliot) and Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte (Jerome Robbins' Broadway), as well as Stephen Bienskie, Christopher John Beroiz, Ashlee Dupre, Jenn Harris, Martin Harvey, Sean Martin Hingston, Laurie Kanyok, Jess Leprotto, Marielys Molina, Kristen Oei, Adesola Osakalumi, Oneika Phillips, Hayley Podschun, Glenda Sol, Brendon Stimson, Alex Michael Stoll, Samantha Sturm and Christopher Vo. This world premiere presentation of In Your Arms will be directed and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, with original music by Stephen Flaherty and vignettes written by Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Terrence McNally,Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage & Alfred Uhry.
In addition, a first-ever reading of David Lindsay-Abaire's new play Ripcord, directed by David Hyde Pierce, will featureTR Knight of "Grey's Anatomy" joined by stage and screen veteran Marylouise Burke, recently of HBO's "Hung." The reading of Turn Me Loose by Gretchen Law, directed by John Gould Rubin, will feature Joe Morton of ABC's "Scandal."
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