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Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 44th Season

6/20/2018, noon | Updated on 6/20/2018, noon
Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 44th season, ...

Northlight Theatre Announces Casting for 44th Season

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and

Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces its 44th season, opening with Curve

of Departure by Rachel Bonds and directed by BJ Jones. The season continues with the World Premiere of Mansfield Park, Kate Hamill’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic tale of social satire, directed by Stuart Carden; followed by Christina Ham’s Nina Simone: Four Women, directed by Kenneth L. Roberson; and the World Premiere of Landladies (previously titled The Janice), written by Sharyn Rothstein

and directed by Jess McLeod. Closing out the season is Into the Breeches! by George Brant and directed by Jessica Thebus.

The cast of Curve of Departure includes:

Mike Nussbaum (Rudy), Sean Parris (Felix),

Danny Martinez (Jackson) and Penelope

Walker (Linda). The cast of Mansfield Park

includes: Anu Bhatt (Maria Bertram/Susan

Price), Nate Burger (Henry Crawford/John

Price), Kayla Carter (Fanny Price), Kate

Hamill (Mary Crawford/Lady Bertram),

Curtis Edward Jackson (Tom Bertram/Mr.

Rushworth/William Price), Heidi Kettenring

(Mrs. Norris/Mrs. Price), Mark Montgomery

(Sir Thomas Bertram/Mr. Price) and Gabriel

Ruiz (Edmund Bertram). The cast of Nina

Simone: Four Women includes: Melanie

Brezill (Sweet Thing), Sydney Charles (Nina

Simone), Deanna Reed Foster (Sarah) and

Ariel Richardson (Sephronia). The role of

Sam Waymon will be announced at a later

date. The cast of Landladies includes: Shanesia

Davis (Marti), Leah Karpel (Christine) and

Julian Parker (Poet). The cast of Into the

Breeches! includes: Mitchell Fain (Stuart

Lasker), Kate Fry (Maggie Dalton), Molly

Hernandez (June Bennett), Annie Munch

(Grace Richards), Hollis Resnik (Celeste

Fielding), Penny Slusher (Winifred Snow), Penelope Walker (Ida Green) and Fred

Zimmerman (Ellsworth Snow).