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Barrington Announces Casting For 'The Violet Hour'

Barrington Stage Company – under the artistic direction of Julianne Boyd – has announced casting for its Mainstage production of Richard Greenberg's "The Violet Hour" and the Musical Theatre Lab workshop production of "My Scary Girl."
 
Barry Edelstein will stage Richard Greenberg's "The Violet Hour" on the Mainstage July 16 through 27, with an official press opening on July 20 at 5pm.    Set in 1919, "The Violet Hour"  is about a driven young publisher at the start of his career and the mysterious machine that arrives that could radically change his future.  The cast features Austin Lysy (John Pace Seavering), Brian Avers (Denny), Opal Alladin (Jessie), Heidi Armbruster (Rosamund), and Nat DeWolf (Gidger).  The production is designed by Wilson Chin (sets), Jessica Ford (costumes), Chris Lee (lighting) and Matt Nielson (sound).
 
Edelstein is an acclaimed stage director who served as Artistic Director of New York City's Classic Stage Company for five seasons.  He previously directed four productions at WTF – notably "All My Sons" and "As You Like It."
 
The second production of BSC's Musical Theatre Lab will be a workshop production of 'My Scary Girl' from July 10 through 26 at Stage 2.  "My Scary Girl" features a book by Kyoung-ae Kang and Mark St. Germain, with lyrics by Kyoung-ae Kang, and music by Will Aronson with additional lyrics by William Finn.  A new musical based on the Korean film My Scary Girl.  Think "Little Shop of Horrors" meets So I Married an Axe Murderer meets (a Korean) Gertrude Stein. A romance/comedy/horror story set in Seoul , Korea , with a sensational contemporary musical theatre score—laugh-out-loud funny!
 
Directed by Andrew Volkoff, "My Scary Girl" features Terence Archie, Heath Calvert, Nathaniel P. Claridad, Deborah S. Craig, Greta Lee and J.P. Moraga.  "My Scary Girl" is designed by Brian Prather (sets), Renee Bell (costumes), Scott Pinkney (lighting) and Jillian Walker (sound).  Alma Owen is production stage manager.
 
For tickets contact the Barrington Stage Company Box Office at 413-236-8888.  For further information, visit www.barringtonstageco.org.



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