Marin Ireland

Marin Ireland and more to star in Summer and Smoke at Classic Stage Company

Classic Stage Company presents its first-ever Tennesse Williams play with a new production of Summer and Smoke from April 13, 2018.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Classic Stage Company has revealed casting for its upcoming production of Summer and Smoke - the first-ever Tennesse Williams play to be presented by the company in its storied history. Previews are set to begin on April 13, 2018, ahead of an official opening on May 3 and a limited engagement through to May 20, 2018.

Tony Award nominee Marin Ireland will take on the lead role of Alma Winemiller in the production alongside Nathan Darrow (as John Buchanan), Glenna Brucken (as Rosemary), Phillip Clark (as Dr. Buchanan), Hannah Elless (as Nellie Ewell), Elena Hurst (as Rosa Gonzales), Tina Johnson (as Mrs. Bassett), Gerardo Rodriguez (as Papa Gonzales), T. Ryder Smith (as Reverend Winemiller), Ryan Spahn (as Archie Kramer), Jonathan Spivey (as Roger Doremus), and Tony Award nominee Barbara Walsh (as Mrs. Winemiller).

Synopsis: "Set in turn-of-the-century Mississippi, Summer and Smoke tells the story of a local minister's daughter who walks the line between piety and sensuality with the neighborhood doctor who grew up next door."

Summer and Smoke is directed by Jack Cummings III and features original music by Tony Award nominee Michael John LaChiusa. The creative team also features scenic design by Dane Laffrey, costume design by Kathryn Rohe, lighting design by R. Lee Kennedy, and sound design by Walter Trarbach.

Summer and Smoke is co-produced off-Broadway by Classic Stage Company and Transport Group.

Summer and Smoke Tickets are available now for performances through to May 20, 2018.

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