Jensen Ackles to Join Phillips for TX A Few Good Men

Jensen Ackles, one of Hollywood's rising leading men and the star of CW Network's Supernatural, has agreed to join Lou Diamond Phillips in the upcoming production of A Few Good Men, June 5 - 10, 2007 at Casa Mañana Theatre, announced Denton Yockey, Casa Mañana President and Executive Producer.

Jensen Ackles joins the cast as "Lt. Daniel Kaffee." Ackles is a native of Richardson, Texas. In addition to Supernatural, Ackles' other television credits include roles on Days Of Our Lives, for which he received the Soap Opera Digest Award for Best Male Newcomer, Smallville, Dawson's Creek and Dark Angel.  Ackles recently completed a film project, Ten Inch Hero, which will premiere later this year.

Lou Diamond Phillips plays the role of "Colonel Nathan R. Jessep". Phillips received rave reviews last summer performing as "The King of Siam" in Casa Mañana's production of The King And I at the Bass Performance Hall. Recently, Phillips starred in a Texas-produced independent film, El Cortez, which was featured at the Dallas' AFI Film Festival.  Well-known for his many film roles including Young Guns I & II, La Bamba, Stand And Deliver and Courage Under Fire, Phillips has also appeared in television shows Law & Order: SVU and Numbers. Phillips grew up in Corpus Christi and is a graduate of The University of Texas in Arlington.

A Few Good Men is the Broadway hit that sizzled on stage long before it was developed into a major motion picture.  Two Marines are charged in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay.  Their Navy appointed lawyer, a callow young man more interested in playing games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover up of what really happened.  Prodded by the members of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.  A Few Good Men is produced by Casa Mañana for an exclusive one-week-only engagement at Casa Mañana Theatre in Fort Worth.  

The performance schedule is: Tuesday, June 5 at 7:30pm; Wednesday, June 6 at 7:30pm; Thursday, June 7 at 7:30pm; Friday, June 8 at 8:00pm; Saturday, June 9 at 2:00pm and 8:00pm; and Sunday, June 10 at 2:00 & 7:00pm.

There is strong language and sexual references. Parental guidance is strongly recommended. Tickets for A Few Good Men are on sale and can be purchased by calling the Casa Mañana Theatre box office at 817-332-2272, or visiting the box office located at 3101 West Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth.  Ticket prices are $30 to $59, depending upon seating location and the performance dates and times.  For more information, go to

Related Articles

More Hot Stories For You

Mariah Lyttle to Lead THE COLOR PURPLE 2019-20 Tour
TROIKA Entertainment announced today the tour cities and casting for the 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of THE... (read more)

Renée Fleming Will Lead a North American Tour of THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
Renée Fleming will reprise her starring turn in The Light in the Piazza in the United States this fall. Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' six-time Tony Aw... (read more)

National Tour Of XANADU Featuring 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Stars Put On Hold
The National Tour of the Tony Award-nominated roller-skating smash hit musical Xanadu, has announced an indefinite postponement.... (read more)

Lady Gaga Rumored to Be Considering Role in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Film
Lady Gaga is surely a woman of many talents ranging from pop superstar to screen icon. With the success of her roles on American Horror Story and in A... (read more)

Kristin Chenoweth Will Bring FOR THE GIRLS Solo Show to Broadway This Fall!
Kristin Chenoweth will return to the Broadway stage in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS (Concord Records, produce... (read more)

A BRONX TALE National Tour Announces Full Casting and Dates
Full casting has been announced for the 2019a?"2020 North American Tour of A BRONX TALE. Completing the cast is Martin Bonventre, Hallie Brevetti, Lau... (read more)