Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE

To pun the title of the current hit show on the Boyd/Quinson Main Stage, Debra Jo Rupp is an esteemed member of "The Royal Family of Barrington Stage Company" inasmuch Debra is a BSC Associate Artist. She is brilliant in The Cake!

Debra is starring in her award winning role of "Della" in Barrington Stage Co's production of The Cake, directed by Jennifer Chambers. Broadwayworld was there for opening night at BSC's St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center last night. Check out the photos below

Della makes cakes, not judgment calls - those she leaves to her husband, Tim. But when her best friend's daughter comes home to North Carolina to get married, Della's life gets turned upside down when she realizes there's not just one bride, but two. She can't really make a cake for such a wedding, can she? For the first time in her life Della has to think for herself, forcing her to re-examine some of her deeply-held beliefs, as well as her own marriage.

The cast features Nemuna Ceesay (Broad City) as "Macy," Douglas Rees (BSC's 10×10 Play Festival; Peccadillo Theatre Company's The Show-Off) as "Tim," and Virginia Vale (South Coast Rep's A Doll's House, Part 2) as "Jen."

The Cake has scenic design by Timothy Mackabee, costume design by Tricia Barsamian, lighting design byMatthew Richards, sound design by Alexander Sovronsky. Casting by Pat McCorkle. Production Stage Manager:Robin Grady.

Debra Jo Rupp (Della) was last seen at Barrington Stage in Kimberly Akimbo (Berkshire Theatre Award) and Love Letters. A BSC Associate Artist, Debra Jo originated the role of Dr. Ruth in Dr. Ruth, All the Way at BSC, later moving Off Broadway under the title Becoming Dr. Ruth. Broadway: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof with Kathleen Turner. Off Broadway: Becoming Dr. Ruth (Drama Desk, Outer Critics, CT Critics Circle nominee); A Girl's Guide to Chaos;Frankie and Johnnie in the Claire de Lune, The Butcher of Bara-boo (Second Stage). Recent regional: The Cake (LA Stage Ovation Award, LA Drama Critics Circle Award), Deathtrap (Berkshire Theatre Group), Madagascar (Chester),Annapurna (TheaterWorks Hartford), True West, A Flea in Her Ear (Williamstown). Film credits include Big, Clockwatchers, Sgt. Bilko, She's Out of My League and over 200 television appearances, most notably: That '70s Show, Seinfeld, Friends, NCIS:LA, Elementary. Currently recurring on This Is Us and The Ranch with Sam Elliot (Netflix).

Performances of The Cake are as follows: Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30pm; Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at3:00pm. Opening night June 24 at 3:00pm. St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (36 Linden Street). Tickets: $15-$48. Barrington Stage Box Office: (413) 236-8888 or online atwww.barringtonstageco.org.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

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Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Debra Jo Rupp, Curtain Call

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Debra Jo Rupp & Nemuna Ceesay

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Douglas Rees

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Virginia Vale

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Debra Jo Rupp, Nemuna Ceesay, Virginia Vale

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Nemuna Ceesay & Virginia Vale

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
JuliAnne Boyd, Artistic Director Barrington Stage Co.

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
St. Germain Stage

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
After Party

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Douglas Rees & Debra Jo Rupp

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
The Cast & Judith Goldsmith

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Nemuna Ceesay

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Carlo Alban & Nemuna Ceesay

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Mark St. Germain & Peggy Pharr Wilson

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Laila Robbins & Christopher Innvar

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Debra Jo Rupp & Eda Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Norman Boyd, Carlo Alban, Nemuna Ceesay, Bruno Quinson

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Debra Jo Rupp, Peggy Pharr Wilson, Christopher Innvar

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
The Cake

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
Barrington Stage Co

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
The Cake

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
St. Germain Stage

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. Celebrates Opening Night of THE CAKE
St. Germain Stage

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