Cast and creatives announced for A Particle of Dread

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Signature Theatre has now announced casting and creative team for its upcoming production of Sam Shepard's drama A Particle of Dread, directed by Nancy Meckler, which will open at Signature Center's Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre on 23 November 2014, following previews from 11 November, and is booking through to 21 December 2014.

The cast, joining previously announced Oscar nominee Stephen Rea will be Tony Award winner Brid Brennan, Lloyd Hutchinson, Jason Kolotouros, Matthew Rausch, Aidan Redmond and Judith Roddy.

A Particle of Dread is described as "a dark, fragmented, modern-day take on Oedipus Rex". The play premiered in Derry, Ireland and is produced by Signature Theatre and Field Day Theatre Company.

The creative team behind A Particle of Dread features scenic design by Frank Conway, costumes by Lorna Marie Mugan, lighting by Michael Chybowski, sound design Jill BC Du Boff and original music by Neil Martin.

- by Tom Millward

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