Desire

Theatre
Name: 59E59 Theater A
Address: 59 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
Production Details
First performance date: September 2, 2015
Opening date: September 10, 2015
Closing date: October 10, 2015
Links: Official Website
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Production Description
Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley and Tony-winner John Guare plus noted playwrights Marcus Gardley, Rebecca Gilman, David Grimm and Elizabeth Egloff were commissioned by The Acting Company to adapt six Tennessee Williams short stories into a compelling evening of theater. Desire is the result and Michael Wilson, who recently directed The Trip to Bountiful and The Best Man on Broadway, directed what is an important contribution to the theater. Desire featured Acting Company alums Megan Bartle, Liv Rooth, John Skelley, Derek Smith and Yaegel T. Welch as well as Kristen Adele, Juliet Brett, Brian Cross and Mickey Theis.
Opening Night Credits

Production Credits
Person/Company Credit
The Acting Company Producer
Margot Harley Producer
Ian Belknap Artistic Director
  
Elizabeth Egloff Playwright
Marcus Gardley Playwright
Rebecca Gilman Playwright
David Grimm Playwright
John Guare Playwright
John Gromada Original Music
  
Michael Wilson Director
Jono Mainelli Musical Director
Rachel Dart Associate Director
  
Peter Pucci Choreographer
  
Jeff Cowie Set Designer
David C. Woolard Costume Designer
Russell H. Champa Lighting Designer
John Gromada Sound Designer
Sarah Gosnell Assistant Costume Designer
Sara Watson Assistant Lighting Designer
Matt Otto Assistant Sound Designer
Tom Watson Wig Designer
Jeff Cowie Projection Designer
Sara Swanberg Prop Design
  
Jereme Kyle Lewis Production Stage Manager
Roy Harris Stage Manager
Johnny Milani Assistant Stage Manager
  
PRF Productions Production Supervisor
Jason Frey Wardrobe
  
Jono Mainelli Piano
  
Richard Corley Dramaturg
Elizabeth Smith Vocal/Speech/Text Consultant

Cast
Actor Role
Kristen Adele Miss Alley / Meaghan
Megan Bartle Mother / Betty / Layley
Juliet Brett Roe / Cee Cee
Brian Cross Richard Miles / Grant
Liv Rooth Grandmother / Clara / Anna / Curry
John Skelley Burns / Dylan
Derek Smith Billy / Bacon / Rodney
Mickey Theis Tom / Jim / Sleeping Student
Yaegel T. Welch Grand / Adam