Freud's Last Session: original cast to return
On the 2 May 2012 original cast members Mark H. Dold and Martin Rayner will return to the roles of 'C.S. Lewis' and 'Sigmund Freud,' respectively, in Mark St. Germain's Freud's Last Session, directed by Tyler Marchant, playing at New World Stages / Stage 5.
The actors left the production in March in order to star in the show's Chicago premiere, and were replaced by current cast members Jim Stanek (C.S. Lewis) and George Morfogen (Sigmund Freud).
Mark St. Germain's new play Freud's Last Session, opened in NY at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theatre. It transferred to New World Stages on 7 Oct 2012, where it opened on 16 Oct 2012. The show is currently booking through to 9 Sep 2012.
Freud's Last Session centers on legendary psychoanalyst Dr. Sigmund Freud, who invites a young, little-known professor, C.S. Lewis, to his home in London. Lewis, expecting to be called on the carpet for satirizing Freud in a recent book, soon realizes Freud has a much more significant agenda. On the day England enters World War II, Freud and Lewis clash about the existence of God, love, sex and the meaning of life - only two weeks before Freud chooses to take his own.
The play was suggested by the bestselling book 'The Question of God' by Harvard's Dr. Armand M. Nicholi, Jr.
The design team includes Brian Prather (set), Mark Mariani (costume) Clifton Taylor (lighting) and Beth Lake (sound).Mark H. Dold (C.S. Lewis) and Martin Rayner (Dr. Sigmund Freud)
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