The How I Met Your Mother star and Broadway and Mad Men regular will be among the players at New York Stage And Film’s Powerhouse Theater presentations this summer at Vassar College. Josh Radnor will appear opposite Leslie Bibb (Neil LaBute’s Reasons To Be Happy) in Richard Greenberg’s The Babylon Line (June 25-July 6), directed by Steppenwolf veteran Terry Kinney. That cast includes Tony winners Randy Graff (City Of Angels, Les Miserables) and Frank Wood (Clybourne Park, August: Osage County) plus Maddie Corman (Next Fall), Julie Halston (Hairspray), and Michael Oberholtzer. Tony winners Morse (for the original production of Frank Loesser’s How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying) and Debbie Gravitte (Jerome Robbins’ Broadway) are set for In Your Arms (July 5-13) along with Ryan Steele (Matilda) and the great Carole Shelley (Billy Elliot). The show will be directed and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, with original music by Stephen Flaherty and vignettes written by Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage & Alfred Uhry.
The third MainStage presentation, John Patrick Shanley’s The Danish Widow (July 17-27) hasn’t announced a cast yet. In addition, a first-ever reading of David Lindsay-Abaire’s new play Ripcord, directed by David Hyde Pierce, will feature TR Knight of Grey’s Anatomy, and Marylouise Burke, recently of HBO’s Hung. The reading of Turn Me Loose by Gretchen Law, directed by John Gould Rubin, will feature Joe Morton of ABC’s Scandal.
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