Photo Flash: Condola Rashad Stars as the Unstoppable SAINT JOAN
BroadwayWorld is bringing you a first look at MTC's powerful new production of Saint Joan. View the photos below!
Saint Joan stars three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll's House, Part 2; "Billions"). Joining Rashad are Walter Bobbie(marking the theatrical director's first return to Broadway as an actor in over 20 years), Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher),Jack Davenport ("Smash"), John Glover (The Cherry Orchard), Patrick Page (MTC's Casa Valentina), Daniel Sunjata (MTC's The Country House), Maurice Jones (MTC's Linda), Russell G. Jones (MTC's Ruined), Max Gordon Moore (Indecent), Matthew Saldivar(MTC's Important Hats of the 20th Century), Robert Stanton (MTC's Fuddy Meers), Lou Sumrall (Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune). the company also includes Tony Carlin (JUNK), Ben Horner (War Horse), Mandi Masden (MTC's August Wilson's Jitney), Howard W. Overshown (Julius Caesar), Michael Rudko (The Audience) and RJ Vaillancourt (Broadway Debut).
The production is now in previews ahead of a Wednesday, April 25 opening night.
Condola Rashad stars as one of history's greatest heroines in a major new production of Bernard Shaw's epic work directed by Daniel Sullivan. Set in 15th century France, Saint Joan follows a country girl whose mysterious visions propel her into elite circles. When the nation's rulers become threatened by her popularity and influence, they unite to bring her down and she finds herself on trial for her life. This timeless and powerful play dramatizes the limits of an individual in a society dominated by overwhelming political and religious forces.
The design team includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Jane Greenwood (costume design), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Obadiah Eaves (sound design), Christopher Ash (projection design), Tom Watson (hair and wig design), Tommy Kurzman (make-up design), Bill Frisell (original music), and Deborah Hecht (dialect coach).
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus