Undermain Theatre, the award-winning theater company founded in Dallas in 1984, announces the first play of its new lineup of performances beginning September 2007. Undermain’s 24th season will continue its tradition of presenting some of the most masterful and innovative writers working today.
Launching the season Sept. 22-Oct.13, 2007 will be the Southwest premiere of Shining City, the Tony-award nominee by Conor McPherson. Originally produced at the Gate in Dublin and Royal Court Theater in London to critical acclaim, Shining City is set in Dublin, where a guilt-ridden man reaches out to a therapist after seeing the ghost of his recently deceased wife. The therapist, a former priest, wrestles with his own demons. Shining City will be directed by Katherine Owens. The cast is Bruce DuBose, Anthony Ramirez, Shannon Kearns-Simmons, and Brandon Weinbrenner
“…moving, compassionate, ingenious and absolutely gripping…[McPherson is] the finest dramatist of his generation.” —Daily Telegraph (London).
Undermain Theatre performances are Wednesdays-Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Fridays-Saturdays at 8:15 p.m. Previews are Sept. 19-21. Tickets are Wed and Thurs $15, Fri $20, and Sat $25. Discounts are available for seniors, students and KERA members. Call 214.747.5515 or visit www.undermain.org. For press information: Lisa Taylor, 214-943-1099 or [email protected]
Official Website: http://undermain.org
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