Meet the cast for Alabama Story
Washington Stage Guild has a stellar cast for ALABAMA STORY by Kenneth Jones!
March 22 – April 15, 2018
Helen Hayes Award winner Kasi Campbell (Rep Stage’s Arcadia, The Dazzle, The Whale) directs this highly theatrical play, nominated for the Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association Play Award in 2016.
Area theatre favorite Julie-Ann Elliott (artistic associate at Olney Theatre Group and most recently seen at the Stage Guild in It’s a Wonderful Life and In Praise of Love) portrays the librarian who awakes to a firestorm of controversy, facing off against Senator Higgins, portrayed by Steven Carpenter, last seen in the Stage Guild’s fall production of Widower’s Houses Helen Hayes Award winner Nigel Reed appears as Garth Williams, the real-life author of “The Rabbits’ Wedding.” Reed’s extensive credits range from more than 20 roles at Rep Stage to appearances at virtually every other theatre in the Baltimore-Washington area. Rounding out the cast are Jenny Donovan (the Stage Guild’s It’s A Wonderful Life) and Gerrad Alex Taylor, recently in Constellation Theatre’s The Skin of Our Teeth, as young would-be friends struggling to cross the racial divide, and Christopher Herring (most recently seen in the Keegan Theatre’s Unnecessary Farce) as Emily’s assistant Thomas, who has a struggle no one else can share.