THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK to Cast a Spell on The Henegar Center This Fall

The Henegar Center announced casting for The Witches of Eastwick, a musical comedy. Under the direction of Hank Rion, The Witches of Eastwick will play October 21 - 30, 2016 on The Henegar Center main stage. Single tickets start at $26 for adults, $16 for students/seniors, and are on sale at the Box Office at 321.723.8698 and online at www.henegar.org. Please note: This production is rated PG-13.

Based on the cult film of the same name, along with the famous John Updike novel, The Witches of Eastwick is a witty musical by John Dempsey and Dana P. Rowe. The show opened in London at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in 2000 and was produced by Cameron Mackintosh. The show follows the plot of the film quiet closely, as three women from a conservative American town conjure up The Devil to help them with their various problems. As Darryl Van Horne begins to woo the inhabitants of Eastwick, the women begin to let themselves go and attract negative attention.

The Henegar Center will offer talkbacks with the director and cast following the Saturday evening performances, October 29, 2016. Rion said, "The focus of the show helps to bring to light the importance of self-awareness. Find strength in yourself first." Rion sees Darryl Van Horne as a modern day Harold Hill. "He blows into this town and changes everything - for the good." Rion focuses on the empowerment of these women. His work with the Cry-Baby team has led to this opportunity with The Witches of Eastwick.

Casting for The Witches of Eastwick includes Damon Dennin (Henegar: Big Fish, Hand to God) as Darryl Van Horne, Beth McKenzie (Henegar: Debut) as Alexandra Spofford, MC Wouters (Henegar: Nice Work If You Can Get It, Big Fish, The Addams Family) as Jane Smart, and Sarabeth Dawson (Henegar: Debut) as Sukie Rougemont. Additionally, Shane Frampton as Felicia Gabriel, Rob Landers as Clyde Gabriel, Karis Assam as Claire, Richard Klenotich as Michael Spofford, Bella Roher as Jennifer Gabriel and Dion Kahn as Fidel. cast various other roles include Shara Kyles, David Hill, Erin Frank, Rodney Savickas, Juliann Whipple, Caitlin Reppert, Chase Walker, Mark Browning, Megan Campbell, Walter Clapp, Connie Browning, Diana Hofbauer, and Chelsea Morgan.

The creative team for The Witches of Eastwick includes Brighid Reppert (Set Design), Josh Huss (Lighting Design), Vanessa Glenn (Costume Design), Thom Restivo (Sound Design), Elizabeth Wilson (Stage Manager) and Steve Rossi (Technical Director).

The Witches of Eastwick will play October 21 - 30, 2016 on The Henegar Center main stage. Single tickets start at $26 for adults, $23 for students/seniors, and are on sale now, contact the Box Office at 321.723.8698 or purchase online at www.henegar.org. Please note: This production is rated PG-13.




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