Nick Westrate and Jeff Still are set to join the cast of the hit off-Broadway drama Tribes. Westrate will fill in for Will Brill as Daniel in Nina Raine’s family drama from May 30 to July 1 while Brill takes a leave of absence. Still will succeed Jeff Perry as Christopher beginning July 1. Perry departs the production to begin filming the second season of TV’s Scandal. Directed by David Cromer, Tribes opened on March 4 at the Barrow Street Theatre.
Westrate and Still join original cast members Russell Harvard, Susan Pourfar, Gayle Rankin and Mare Winningham. Tribes is the story of Billy (Harvard), a deaf man who is struggling to be understood in his opinionated hearing family.
Westrate has appeared on Broadway in A Moon for the Misbegotten. His off-Broadway credits include Galileo, Love’s Labor’s Lost, Unnatural Acts, The Little Foxes, The Boys in the Band and Terre Haute.
Still’s Broadway credits include August: Osage County and Lombardi. At Steppenwolf Theatre Company, he appeared in A Clockwork Orange, Mother Courage, The Dresser and You Can’t Take It With You, directed by Perry.