Public Theater announces cast of Joan of Arc: Into the Fire
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The off-Broadway non-profit Public Theater has announced complete casting and an extension for the world premiere musical of David Byrne's Joan of Arc: Into the Fire.
Previews begin on February 14, 2017, before an official opening on March 15 and a limited engagement now through to April 16, 2017.
Jo Lampert will take on the title role of Joan, alongside fellow cast members (in alphabetical order Terence Archie (Warwick), James Brown III (Priest, Judge), Jonathan Burke (Priest, Judge), Rodrick Covington (Priest, Judge), Sean Allan Krill (Bishop Cauchon), Mike McGowan (La Tremouille), Mary Kate Morrissey (Female Standby), Adam Perry (Priest, Judge), John Schiappa (Priest, Judge), Kyle Selig (Dauphin, King Charles) and Michael James Shaw (Baudricourt).
Synopsis: "Once upon a time, there was a girl who talked to God. She built a nation, and they burned her for it. Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winner David Byrne, lead singer of the Talking Heads and creator of The Public's hit Here Lies Love, explores the electrifying, meteoric rise of Joan of Arc through the lens of a one-of-a-kind rock musical concert. Joan of Arc: Into the Fire is a new show about challenging the powerful and believing in the impossible."
Directed by Golden Globe winner Alex Timbers, the creative team behind Joan of Arc: Into the Fire features choreography by Steven Hoggett, scenic design by Chris Barreca, costume design by Clint Ramos, lighting design by Justin Townsend, sound design by Cody Spencer, and projection design by Darrel Maloney.