THE SHUCK Continues At Cape May Stage
Continuing at Cape May Stage is the World Premiere of The Shuck by Shawn Fisher. This world premiere by a Cape May native provides a gritty look inside the life of Constance, an oyster boat captain who is forced to face the truth about her family and the secrets that broke them apart so many years ago.
Kim Zimmer continues to wow audiences as Constance, a rugged and unkempt oyster boat captain with plenty of brashness and tenacity. Kim is best known for her portrayal of Reva Shayne on Guiding Light, where she received four Lead Actress Emmys. When the show ended its run in 2009, Kim returned to her first love, live theater! After appearing on Off-Broadway stages in Four Dogs And a Bone, and Love Letters with Alec Baldwin, Kim then toured with Broadway's Wicked in the 1st National Tour for 22 months. Regional credits include Blood Brothers, Gypsy, and Sunset Boulevard.
Bill Tatum brings a joyful vigor to the character of Anthony, a tough, old fisherman with a youthful attitude. Bill has been a New York actor and proud member of Actors' Equity Association for 45 years. He previously has appeared at Cape May Stage in Moon Over Buffalo and Mary, Mary. Bill has worked 18 seasons at the Oldcastle Theatre in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?, The Odd Couple, Night And Her Stars, and Sherlock Holmes.
Playing Constance's long-lost daughter Gail is Kyra Adams. Kyra is thrilled to be making her Cape May Stage debut! A recent graduate from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and a Cape May local, Kyra is honored to be working on this wonderful play in the town where she was raised. Some favorite past credits include: Merrily We Roll Along (Gussie), Hades & Gahenna (Yael), Assassins(Squeaky), and are: A Pop Opera (Claire). Kyra has also appeared on HBO's The Deuce.
Directing this stellar cast award-winning director, producer, actor, and producing artistic director of Cape May Stage, Roy Steinberg. Roy Steinberg has directed classical and contemporary plays as well as world premieres all over the United States. At Cape May Stage in 2016, he directed Sex with Strangers, Buyer and Cellar, This Wonderful Life, and Disgraced in which it received The Best Director Award NJ and Best Play NJ from broadwayworld.com. In 2017 he directed The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, The Gin Game, Outside Mullingar, and The Ultimate Christmas Show.
The show runs Wednesday-Saturday at 7:30 PM and Saturday & Sunday at 3:00 PM and closes November 9th. All Saturday Matinees are only $25.00 plus service fees. You can also join us October 7th for Best Value Night, a Talkback on October 20th for a post-show discussion on family dynamics, October 21st for Pay-What-You-Wishand finally a Talkback with cast and crew on October 26th directly following the show.
For more information on any performance call the box office at 609-770-8311 or visit the website at www.capemaystage.org. Even though summer is coming to a close, Cape May Stage's season is far from over. Don't miss a single moment of this very special 2018 season.
Photo Credit: Aleksey Photography