Harriet Harris & Kevin Chamberlin

Harriet Harris, Kevin Chamberlin and more to star in The Low Road at The Public Theater

The Public Theater reveals complete casting for the world premiere of Bruce Norris' new play The Low Road.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

The Public Theater has confirmed complete casting for its upcoming world premiere of The Low Road, written by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Bruce Norris and directed by Tony Award nominee Michael Greif. The cast of sixteen actors will portray fifty roles in the new epic drama. Led by Tony Award winner Harriet Harris (as Mrs. Trumpet / Belinda / Mrs. Low) and Tony Award nominee Kevin Chamberlin (as Low / Greasy Haired Man / Martin), the cast of The Low Road also includes Tessa Albertson (as Delilah / Peg / Pansy), Max Baker (as Sir Edward / Reverend Pugh / Faraday), Tony Award nominee Daniel Davis (as Smith), Crystal Dickinson (as Old Tizzie / Ntambi / Mary), Gopal Divan (as Pandit / Buccleuch / Freddie), Jack Hatcher (as Young Jim), Josh Henderson (as Musician), Chukwudi Iwuji (as Blanke), Johnny Newcomb (as Hessian / Townsperson), Chris Perfetti (as Jim), Susannah Perkins (as Constance), Richard Poe (as Dick / Shirley), Dave Quay (as Manley / Hessian), and Danny Wolohan (as Ivan / LeGarde / Many / Merchant / Poor Tim), with Aaron Michael Ray and Joseph Soeder.

The Low Road will play a limited engagement at the Public's Anspacher Theater from February 13 through to April 1, 2018, with an official opening set for March 7.

Synopsis: "The Low Road examines the basic beliefs upon which we've built our economy and our country. Set in the 18th century, this wild new work imagines America's first laissez-faire capitalist, a young man inspired by a chance encounter with Adam Smith to put his faith in the free market. But his path to riches becomes inextricably entangled with that of an educated slave, a man who knows from experience that one person's profit is another's loss, in this parable about the true cost of inequality. The Low Road is about the imaginary lines between exploitation and opportunity."

The creative team features music composition by Mark Bennett, scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Emily Rebholz, lighting design by Ben Stanton, sound design by Matt Tierney, wig, hair, and make-up design by design J. Jared Janas & Dave Bova.

The Low Road Tickets are available now for performances from February 13 through to April 1, 2018.

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