MUSE Welcomes Greg Pragel, Sets Tour

Even before MUSE completes its run in Theatre for the New City's Dream-Up Festival, Shakespeare's Sister Company has solidified dates for the production out-of-town.

The announcement of the tour necessitated a cast change: Greg Pragel joins the cast as Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Greg's touring experience includes in the national tours of The Diary of Anne Frank (Peter Van Dann) and Fiddler on the Roof (Motel), Ms. Lundberg portrays model Elizabeth Siddal, the woman who changed his life forever.

Based on a true story, this Victorian love story finds painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti, destitute, reliving his torrid affair and brief marriage to Elizabeth Siddal, his model, his muse ... his greatest passion. What follows is a symphony of emotions as complex as the paintings of Rossetti, Hunt, Millais ... and Siddal.

The production is directed by Jay Michaels, best known for his unique twists on classical works.

Limited New York Run:
August 30 @ 8:00 p.m.
September 3 @ 6:30 p.m.
September 4 @ 9:00 p.m.
September 6 @ 8:00 p.m.
September 7 @ 5:00 p.m.

Community Space Theater
155 First Avenue (between ninth and tenth streets) New York City
Part of the Dream Up Festival at Theater for the New City

Tickets are $15 all seats and can be purchased at

Period Costumes by Jessa-Raye Court (assisted by Robert Hampton); Kristi Maulding, properties artist; Katy Swann, production stage manager (Blair Yitong Li, production intern, Larah Varghese, assistant stage manager); Michael Andrews serves as dialect coach. Ms. Lundberg appears courtesy of Actors Equity Association.

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