Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's APPROPRIATE
Signature Theatre presents the New York premiere of Appropriate, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Liesl Tommy. The production runs now through April 6, 2014 with a March 16 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
The cast includes Maddie Corman (Next Fall; Love, Loss, and What I Wore) as Rachael,Patch Darragh (Kin, The Glass Menagerie) as Franz, Tony Award nominee JohAnna Day(August: Osage County, Proof) as Toni, Alex Dreier (The Assembled Parties, Lies My Father Told Me) as Ainsley, Mike Faist (Newsies: The Musical) as Rhys, Izzy Hanson-Johnston (Billy Elliot: The Musical, Scarcity) as Cassidy, Sonya Harum ("Blue Bloods," "Gossip Girl") as River, and Michael Laurence (The Morini Strad, Desire Under the Elms) as Bo.
The estranged members of the Lafayette clan have returned to Arkansas and their crumbling old plantation home to settle the accounts of their recently deceased patriarch. As they sort through a lifetime of hoarded mementos and junk, the discovery of a gruesome relic and a surprise visitor send the family into a spiral of crackling confrontations, repressed histories, and regret. Appropriate is a New York premiere by Residency Five playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, winner of the 2013 Sundance TheatreInstitute Tennessee Williams Award.
The design team includes Clint Ramos (Scenic & Costume Design), Lap Chi Chu (Lighting Design), Broken Chord(Original Music and Sound Design), Aaron Rhyne (Projection Design) & Rick Sordelet (Fight Direction). Kyle Gates is the Production Stage Manager. Casting by Telsey + Company, William Cantler, CSA.
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Sonya Harum (River) and Patch Darragh (Franz)
The Cast of Appropriate