Photo Flash: Cast of STEWARD OF CHRISTENDOM with Brian Dennehy Celebrates Opening Night at CTG's Mark Taper Forum

Sebastian Barry's powerful "The Steward of Christendom," featuring two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Dennehy, opened last night, December 8 at 7 p.m. at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum. The poignant story of a man left behind by history is directed by Steven Robman and has performances through January 5, 2014. "The Steward of Christendom" is currently in previews. Check out a look back at the opening night festivities below!

Joining Dennehy are Carmela Corbett, Mary-Pat Green, Kalen Harriman, James Lancaster, Grant Palmer, Dylan Saunders, Daniel Weinstein and Abby Wilde.

Set design is by Kevin Depinet, costume design by Leah Piehl, lighting design by Robert Wierzel, sound design by Cricket S. Myers and projections by Jason H. Thompson. The production stage manager is David S. Franklin.

"The Steward of Christendom" is set in the early 1930s at an Irish county mental home, where 75-year-old Thomas Dunne (Dennehy) has been committed by his daughter. Here, his mind wanders in and out of lucidity as he remembers his childhood, his wife and children, and his career as the head of Dublin's Metropolitan Police, where he rose through the ranks to the highest position a Catholic could hope to achieve.

Tickets for "The Steward of Christendom" are available at www.CenterTheatreGroup.org, the CTG box office located at the Ahmanson Theatre or by calling (213) 628-2772.

Photos by Garrett Davis/Capture Imaging




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