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Shaughnessy and Bobb Set for SLEUTH at Barrington Stage, 'FREUD'S' Casting Also Announced


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Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Producing Director Richard M. Parison, Jr., has announced casting for its summer productions of Anthony Shaffer's Sleuth and the world premiere of Mark St. Germain's Freud's Last Session, as part of the theater's 15th Anniversary Season.

Emmy Award-winner Charles Shaughnessy (TV's "The Nanny" and Broadway's Urinetown) and Jeremy Bobb (Encores! Finian's Rainbow, Primary Stages Shipwrecked and BSC's Thief River) will star in Anthony Shaffer's Tony Award-winning thriller Sleuth. Directed by Jesse Berger (NYC's Red Bull Theater, Artistic Director), Sleuth runs July 16 through August 1. The press opening is Sunday, July 19 at 5pm.

Mark H. Dold, recently seen in the world premieres of Opus at The Old Globe and The School of the Night at the Mark Taper Forum, returns to BSC (Cyrano de Bergerac, The Importance of Being Earnest, and Private Lives) to star as C.S. Lewis opposite Martin Rayner (Star Trek: Voyager, Broadway's The Invention of Love and Off-Broadway's Travels With My Aunt) as Sigmund Freud in the world premiere of Freud's Last Session on BSC's Stage 2.

Freud will be playwright Mark St. Germain's (Camping With Henry and Tom) third play and world premiere at Barrington Stage Company (Ears On a Beatle and The God Committee). Directed by Tyler Marchant (BSC's A Picasso), Freud's Last Session runs from June 10 - 28, with a press opening on Sunday, June 14 at 7:30pm.

Complete casting for BSC's 15th Anniversary Season, Glen Berger's Underneath the Lintel and Rob Broadhurst and Brent Black's new musical I'll Be Damned in BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, will be announced in the coming weeks.

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