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OBIES 2011

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Metropolitan Playhouse is proud to join
Berkeley Rep
and theaters across the company to present

a reading of Tony Taccone and Bennett Cohen's new adaptation

Click here to read a feature on the initiative in  The New York Times


Monday, October 24
7:30 pm

Further reading...
Berkeley Rep's Production and the Nationwide Reading Initiative

The Clyde Fitch Report on the Lewis's resonance today

Eyes on World Cultures blogpost about Metropolitan's Reading

Metropolitan's Cast

  • Kersti Bryan - Mary Jessup, Jaime Johnson
  • Kelly Cooper - Buck Titus, Berzilius "Buzz" Windrip
    A Man's World, Within the Law, The Fall of Boss Tweed
  • Dinh James Doan - Bishop Prang, Frank Tasbrough, Effingham Swan
  • Mike Durkin - John Pollikop, RC Crawley, Walter Trowbridge
    The Jazz Singer, The Henrietta, Metamora, The Octoroon, The Devil's Disciple,
    The Devil and Tom Walker,
  • Michael Hardart - Shad LeDue
    Metamora, End of Summer, The Henrietta, The City, Dodsworth, The Devil's Disciple, The Octoroon, Power, Year One of the Empire, etc.
  • Teresa Kelsey - Adelaide Gimmitch, Emma Jessup, Farmer
    The Henrietta, Deep Are the Roots, Missouri Legend, Haunted, The House of Mirth, Both Your Houses, One Third of a Nation, etc.
  • John D. McNally - Doremus Jessup
    Within the Law, Alison's House
  • Kim Yancey-Moore - Lorinda Pike
    Walk Hard, O'Neill (Unexpected)
  • Ashley Mondestin - Sissy Jessup
  • Carmen Myers - Stage Directions
  • Eric Emil Oleson - Karl Pascal, Bird Sounds
    The Fall of Boss Tweed
  • Hector Palacios - Philip Jessup, Priest, Guard
  • Terrell Wheeler - Fowler Greenhill, Mr. Dimick
    O'Neill (Unexpected)