It also includes one big "first" for the company. Quintessence will stage it's first full-fledged musical, and I will be playing a crucial part. I am pleased to announce that I'm set to appear as Professor Higgins in MY FAIR LADY, directed by Alexander Burns, and running from November 15 - December 17th, 2017.
I think the show fits in very nicely with QTG's usual fare, as the book draws almost exclusively from George Bernard Shaw's PYGMALION, and features some of Lerner and Loewe's most memorable song writing.
In addition to an expanded Family Series, the Quintessence season also includes Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT, Beckett's WAITING FOR GODOT, and a spring repertory of Shakespeare's JULIUS CAESAR and Henrik Ibsen's THE WILD DUCK.
In the meantime, I'm looking forward to stretching a few acting muscles I haven't tested in a few years. And I'll have more to tell about where else you'll find me in the '17-'18 Philly theatre season very soon!