Sofia Jean Gomez & Keira Keeley Join ANGELS IN AMERICA


Signature Theatre Company announced additional casting for the extension weeks for Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, directed by Michael Greif.

The production, originally slated to run through December 19, 2010 and extended initially through January 30, 2011 and a second time through February 20, 2011, will now play an additional five weeks through Sunday, March 27, 2011.

ANGELS IN AMERICA opened October 28 after beginning previews on September 14 at the Peter Norton Space (555 West 42nd Street).

ANGELS IN AMERICA currently features Robin Bartlett as Hannah Pitt, Christian Borle as Prior Walter, Bill Heck as Joe Pitt, Zoe Kazan as Harper Pitt, Billy Porter as Belize, Zachary Quinto as Louis Ironson, Robin Weigert as The Angel and Frank Wood as Roy Cohn.

Starting February 1, Keira Keeley (2010 Theatre World Award winner for Roundabout's The Glass Menagerie) will replace Zoe Kazan in the role of Harper Pitt. Sofia Jean Gomez (Arabian Nights, Creature), will replace Robin Weigert as The Angel. As previously announced, Adam Driver will replace Zachary Quinto as Louis Ironson and Michael Urie will replace Christian Borle as Prior Walter. Lynne McCollough will assume the role of Hannah Pitt on Tuesday, January 18, replacing Robin Bartlett. Original cast members Bill Heck as Joe Pitt, Billy Porter as Belize and Frank Wood as Roy Cohn will continue in their roles for the extension weeks.

Scenic design is by Mark Wendland, costume design by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Ken Travis, projection design by Wendall K. Harrington, music by Michael Friedman and Chris Miller, hair and wig design by Charles LaPointe, dialect coaching by Deborah Hecht, fight direction by Rick Sordelet, aerial design by Paul Rubin, make-up by Cookie Jordan, additional costumes by Jeff Mahshie and casting by Telsey + Company. Production Stage Manager is Monica A. Cuoco and Stage Manager is Joshua Pilote.


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