GLT Presents Stephen King's Unforgettable Thriller MISERY
Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, commences the second half its 2017-18 season with the Midwest stage premiere of Stephen King's unforgettable thriller, Misery adapted for the stage by William Goldman. The production will be performed in the company's intimate and audience-friendly home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, February 16 - March 11, 2018. Great Lakes Theater's own Producing Artistic Director, Charles Fee, directs the production.
Misery is presented through special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC. Great Lakes Theater is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a generous public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Additionally, the Great Lakes Theater 2017-18 season is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.
Media sponsors for GLT's 56th season are FORM Group and ideastream (WCLV 104.9 FM, WCPN 90.3 FM & WVIZ)
Misery marks Andrew May's return to Great Lakes Theater in a leading role. In the production, he will portray the role of Paul Sheldon, the incapacitated author who is at the mercy of his "number one fan," Annie Wilkes, played by Kathleen Pirkl Tague. Andrew last appeared on the GLT stage in 2009 as Sir Toby Belch in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Since 2009, May starred in the international tour of War Horse, appeared in HBO's television series Big Love and assumed leading roles at Utah Shakespeare Festival and other regional theaters. Misery is Andrew's 19th production as a GLT company member.