Casting has been announced for the Public Theater’s 2013 Shakespeare in the Park season, which will feature The Comedy of Errors, starring previously announced headliners Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Hamish Linklater, and a musical adaptation of Love’s Labour’s Lost.
Joining Ferguson and Linklater in The Comedy of Errors will be J. Clint Allen (Ensemble), De’Adre Aziza (Courtesan), Becky Ann Baker (Emilia), Emily Bergl (Adriana), Keith Eric Chapelle (Balthasar), Robert Creighton (Angelo), Reggie Gowland (Ensemble), Jonathan Hadary (Egeon/Pinch), Bryan Langlitz (Ensemble), Heidi Schreck (Luciana), Skipp Sudduth (Duke/Luce) and Jessica Wu (Ensemble). The ensemble includes Tyler Caffall, Reed Campbell, Brian T. Lawton, Michael McArthur, Rachel McMullin, Natalie Woolams-Torres and Adrienne Weidert.
Daniel Sullivan directs Comedy, which begins previews on May 28 and runs through June 30 with an official opening on June 18 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.
The summer season continues with a new Alex Timbers-directed production of Love’s Labour’s Lost, with songs by Michael Friedman and book adaptation by Timbers. The show begins previews on July 23 and runs through August 18, with opening set for August 12.
Love’s Labour’s Lost will feature Daniel Breaker (King of Navarre), Kevin Del Aguila (Dull), Colin Donnell (Berowne), Andrew Durand (Boyet), Kimiko Glenn (Maria), Jeff Hiller (Nathaniel), Rebecca Naomi Jones (Jaquenetta), Justin Levine (Moth), Patti Murin (Princess), Lucas Near-Verbrugghe (Dumaine), Bryce Pinkham (Longaville), Charlie Pollock (Costard), Caesar Samayoa (Don Armado), Maria Thayer (Rosaline) and Audrey Lynn Weston (Katherine).
The Comedy of Errors features scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Toni-Leslie James, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, sound design by Acme Sound Partners, original music by Greg Pliska and choreography by Mimi Leiber. Love's Labour's Lost features scenic design by John Lee Beatty, costume design by Jennifer Moeller, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Acme Sound Partners.