The Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting for their Main Stage productions. Justin Long, Roger Rees, Judy Kuhn, Howard McGillin and Nancy Opel are just some of the names that will join the previously announced Chita Rivera and Renée Fleming for WTF’s 60th anniversary season.
Long will appear opposite opera star Fleming in the world premiere of Living on Love, a comedy by Tony winner Joe DiPietro and Garson Kanin. Directed by Kathleen Marshall, the cast will also include Blake Hammond and Scott Robertson and play from July 16 through July 26.
Rees, Kuhn, McGillin, Opel, David Garrison and Matthew Deming will join Broadway legend Rivera in The Visit. With a book by Terrence McNally, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, Tony winner John Doyle will direct the production, which will run July 30 through August 17.
Opel will also feature alongside Nate Corddry, Christopher Fitzgerald, Holley Fain, Kate MacCluggage and David Turner in Ring Lardner and George S. Kaufman’s June Moon. Directed by Jessica Stone, the play will run from July 2 through July 13.
The 2014 WTF season is also set to include Just Call Me Nikos, a one-night only tribute to former Williamstown artistic director Nikos Psacharopoulos featuring Dylan Baker, Kate Burton, Olympia Dukakis and more, Living with Lewis, an evening of stand-up with Grammy-winning comedian Lewis Black on July 21 and a free production of Robin Hood by Larry Blamire and directed by Stella Powell-Jones from July 16 through July 19 and July 22 through July 25. WTF will also host a series of late-night cabarets from July 10 through July 12, July 24 through July 26 and August 7 through August 9.
As previously reported Chris Pine and Lauren Ambrose will appear on the Nikos Stage in Fool For Love. Other productions at the Nikos include A Great Wilderness and The Old Man and the Moon.