Photo Flash: First Look at Strawdog Theatre's ONCE IN A LIFETIME
Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland present the final main stage production in its 2015 - 2016 season and the final production to be produced at Strawdog's Broadway home for 26 years*, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME, running now through June 4, directed by Damon Kiely. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
May (Kathleen McDonnell), Jerry (Mike Dailey) and George (Scott Danielson) are giving up vaudeville and leaving New York to cash in on California's latest gold rush: talking pictures. Kaufman and Hart's 1930 comedy classic about Hollywood and the quest for fame is a love letter to the theatre with thirteen actors playing over forty characters. Damon Kiely, the acclaimed director of American Blues Theatre's Hank Williams: Lost Highway and author of How to Read a Play: Script Analysis for Directors directs this epic satire of greed run amok.
Additional cast includes ensemble members Jamie Vann, Justine C. Turner, Sarah Goeden, Nicole Bloomsmith, Brandon Saunders, Michaela Petro, Anderson Lawfer, Paul Fagen, with guest artist Kamille Dawkins.
The production team also includes Strawdog Company Ensemble Members Jordan Kardasz, lighting designer; Heath Hays, sound designer; Brittany Dee Bodley, co-costume designer with guest artists Cassandra Bass, co-costume designer; Max Colvill, assistant stage manager; Spencer Diedrick, assistant director; Mike Ford, choreographer; Jamie Karas, properties designer; Emmaline Keddy-Hector, production manager; Matthew Lightfoot, assistant lighting designer; Austin Oie, music director; Casey Peek, stage manager; Joe Schermoly, scenic designer; Arianna Soloway, dramaturg; Rob Stepek, master electrician and Alan Weusthoff, technical director.
Regular run tickets are $28 - 30 - online at strawdog.org or by calling OvationTix toll-free: 866-811-4111. Subscriptions, group, rush, senior and student discounts are also available.
Photo Credit: Tom McGrath
Scott Danielson and Kat McDonnell
Paul Fagen and Kat McDonnell