Performances begin tonight for Signature Theatre's production of The Mound Builders written by Lanford Wilson and directed by Jo Bonney. The production will open March 17 and play through April 7 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
The cast includes Zachary Booth (FX's "Damages", Keep The Lights On) as Dr. Dan Loggins, Janie Brookshire (Mint's Mary Broome) as Cynthia Howe, David Conrad (CBS' "Ghost Whisperer") as Professor August Howe, Lisa Joyce (La Bête) as Dr. Jean Loggins, Rachel Resheff (The People in the Picture) as Kirsten, Will Rogers (The Submission, Golden Age) as Chad Jasker, and Danielle Skraastad (Signature's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide...) as D.K. (Delia) Eriksen.
A team of archaeologists descends on an Illinois town to unearth the mysteries of The Mound Builders. As they excavate The Remains of this Native American civilization, they confront powerful and dangerous forces of ambition and legacy. 2002-03 Playwright-in-Residence Lanford Wilson's searing drama of class, culture and gender clash won the 1975 Obie Award for Distinguished Playwriting.
The design team includes Neil Patel (Scenic Design), Theresa Squire (Costume Design), Rui Rita (Lighting Design), Darron L West (Sound Design), Shawn Sagady (Projection Design), and Deborah Hecht (Dialect Coach). Casting by Telsey + Company, William Cantler CSA. The Production Stage Manager is Lori Ann Zepp.
To purchase tickets for all Signature Productions, call the Signature Theatre Box Office (212-244-7529) or visit signaturetheatre.org.
Photo Credit: Richard Termine
David Conrad as Professor August Howe, Danielle Skraastad as D.K. (Delia) Eriksen and Lisa Joyce and Dr. Jean Loggins
Lisa Joyce as Dr. Jean Loggins and Zachary Booth as Dr. Dan Loggins
Zachary Booth as Dr. Dan Loggins and Will Rogers as Chad Jasker
Zachary Booth as Dr. Dan Loggins
Zachary Booth as Dr. Dan Loggins, David Conrad as Professor August Howe, Will Rogers and Chad Jasker and Janie Brookshire as Cynthia Howe
Danielle Skraastad as D.K. (Delia) Eriksen and Zachary Booth as Dr. Dan Loggins
The cast of THE MOUND BUILDERS
Lisa Joyce as Dr. Jean Loggins
David Conrad as Professor August Howe, Janie Brookshire as Cynthia Howe and Danielle Skraastad as D.K. (Delia) Eriksen
Will Rogers as Chad Jasker and Lisa Joyce as Dr. Jean Loggins
Danielle Skraastad as D.K. (Delia) Eriksen, David Conrad as Professor August Howe and Lisa Joyce as Dr. Jean Loggins