The Studio Theatre Tierra Del Sol Announces Casting for Inaugural Season, Featuring NEXT TO NORMAL & More

The Studio Theatre, a new black box theatre, under the Artistic Direction of Whitney Morse, presents its inaugural season: A Model Home: Peer Beyond The Façade. It features four stories of seemingly perfect homes and what it takes to hold those homes together, as well as a deeper look into the flaws that form in families.

The Studio Theatre's Mission: To inspire the residents of Central Florida to examine relevant issues by elevating them through innovative and intimate storytelling. Think outside the box, inside the box.


Introducing the Inaugural Season and Cast:

NEXT TO NORMAL

Side effects may include...dysfunction.

DATES: Previews-November 14-17, 2016 / Opening Night-November 18 / Closing-December 17

DIRECTOR Aradhana Tiwari; Musical Director Gary Powell

Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and three time Tony Award winner in 2009, including Best Musical Score, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, Next To Normal explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness.

Principal Cast:

Actress Whitney Morse stars as Diana Goodman, a suburban wife and mother struggling with bipolar disorder, while Brian Zealand, will take on the role of her husband Dan Goodman. Rounding out the cast includes Emily Goedken as Natalie, Josh Kimball as Henry, Brett Ricci as Dr. Madden, and Tyler Beauregard as Gabe.

Creative Team includes:

Director Aradhana Tiwari, Musical Director Gary Powell, Set Designer Kenneth Constant, Lighting Designer Dan Hopper, Costume Designer Virginia McKinney, Production Manager Heather Ard, and Sound Designer Eric Mielke.

PRIVATE LIVES

Marriage: A place where romance and catastrophe become one!

DATES: Previews-January 16-19, 2017 / Opening Night-January 20 / Closing-February 12

DIRECTOR Trevin Cooper

Noel Coward's 1931 masterpiece is one of the most revered comedies in the canon of theatre. Set against the backdrop of glitzy and glamourous 1920s Paris, this hysterical and heartwarming love story examines the comedy and calamity of love and marriage. See the play praised by The New York Times as, "Gorgeous, dazzling and fantastically funny."

Principal Cast:

Actress Lauren Culver stars as Amanda, Emily Miraglia will take on the role of Sybil. Victor will be played by Tyler Bearegard and Elyot will be played by Brian Zealand.

Creative Team includes:

Director Trevin Cooper, Set Designer Kenneth Constant, Lighting Designer Dan Hopper, Costume Designer Virginia McKinney, Production Manager Heather Ard, and Sound Designer Eric Mielke.

THE LAST FIVE YEARS

If I didn't believe in you we wouldn't be having this fight.

DATES: Previews-February 20-23, 2017 / Opening Night-February 24 / Closing-March 19

DIRECTOR Andrew Park; Musical Director Gary Powell

With music and lyrics by three-time Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown, The Last 5 Years follows the characters of Jamie (an upcoming novelist) and his girlfriend/fiancé/wife, Cathy (a struggling actress). This powerful and intimate musical explores the journey of a New York couple in their twenties who succeed, struggle and succumb to the challenges and charms of married life. Utilizing a divergent plot structure, this two character musical simultaneously demonstrates a budding romance and a dissolving marriage.

Principal Cast:

Actress Whitney Morse stars as Cathy, the aspiring actress, while Actor Brian Zealand will play the role of Jamie, the writer.

Creative Team includes:

Director Andrew Park, Musical Director Gary Powell, Set Designer Kenneth Constant, Lighting Designer Dan Hopper, Costume Designer Virginia McKinney, Production Manager Heather Ard, and Sound Designer Eric Mielke.

PROOF

The house where genius and insanity collide.

DATES: Previews-April 3-6, 2017 / Opening Night-April 7 / Closing-April 30

DIRECTOR Trevin Cooper

Catherine is the daughter of a brilliant, but mentally disturbed mathematician, trying to come to grips with her possible inheritance: both his brilliance and his insanity. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Tony, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Awards' Playwright, David Auburn's Proof currently holds the record for the longest running Broadway play of the 21st century. The Studio Theatre at Tierra del Sol will end its inaugural season with the play that has garnered more awards and critical praise than any other play of its time.

Principal Cast:

Actress Jill Jones stars as Catherine, the daughter, Whitney Morse will play the role of Claire, Catherine's sister. Nicu Brouille will take on the role of Hal and Lon Ward Abrams will play Robert.

Creative Team includes:

Director Trevin Cooper, Set Designer Kenneth Constant, Lighting Designer Dan Hopper, Costume Designer Virginia McKinney, Production Manager Heather Ard, and Sound Designer Eric Mielke.


For tickets, go online at www.TheSharonStudio.com or call (352) 751-7799.

Season Subscriptions are on sale: Sept 6 - Dec 17, 2016. Individual tickets go on sale Sept, 20, 2016. The Studio Theatre's doors open at 6:30pm and shows begin at 7:00pm. Ticket prices are $15 for preview shows and $30 for all regular performances. All dates and plays are subject to change. More information about The Studio Theatre's first season is available online.

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