Adam Chanler-Berat and Russell G. Jones. Photo by Lia Chang

Condola Rashad, Adam Chanler-Berat, Jack Davenport, Russell G. Jones, Daniel Sunjata, Patrick Page and More in MTC’s SAINT JOAN, Opens April 25

Walter Bobbie, Russell G. Jones, Jonathan Glover, Daniel Sunjata, Matthew Saldivar, Robert Stanton, Condola Rashad, Lou Sumrall, Patrick Page, Adam Chanler-Berat, Patrick Page, Maurice Jones, Max Gordon Moore. Photo courtesy of Manhattan Theatre Club
Walter Bobbie, Russell G. Jones, Jonathan Glover, Daniel Sunjata, Matthew Saldivar, Robert Stanton, Condola Rashad, Lou Sumrall, Patrick Page, Adam Chanler-Berat, Patrick Page, Maurice Jones, Max Gordon Moore. Photo courtesy of Manhattan Theatre Club

Three-time Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad (A Doll’s House, Part 2; “Billions”) leads the cast of Manhattan Theatre Club’s new Broadway production of Saint Joan written by Nobel Prize in Literature and Academy Award winner Bernard Shaw.  Helmed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan (Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes, Proof), Saint Joan is currently in previews at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and will open on Wednesday, April 25th.

Adam Chanler-Berat and Condola Rashad. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Adam Chanler-Berat and Condola Rashad. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Joining Rashad are Walter Bobbie (marking the theatrical director’s first return to Broadway as an actor in over 20 years), Adam Chanler-Berat (Peter and the Starcatcher), Jack Davenport (“Smash”), John Glover (The Cherry Orchard), Patrick Page (MTC’s Casa Valentina), Daniel Sunjata (MTC’s The Country House), Maurice Jones (MTC’s Linda), Russell G. Jones (MTC’s Ruined), Max Gordon Moore (Indecent), Matthew Saldivar (MTC’s Important Hats of the 20th Century), Robert Stanton (MTC’s Fuddy Meers), Lou Sumrall (Frankie & Johnny in the Clair de Lune). The company also includes Tony Carlin (JUNK), Ben Horner (War Horse), Mandi Masden (MTC’s August Wilson’s Jitney), Howard W. Overshown (Julius Caesar), Michael Rudko (The Audience) and RJ Vaillancourt (Broadway Debut).

Adam Chanler-Berat and Russell G. Jones. Photo by Lia Chang
Adam Chanler-Berat and Russell G. Jones. Photo by Lia Chang
Patrick Page. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Patrick Page. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Condola Rashad stars as one of history’s greatest heroines in a major new production of Bernard Shaw’s epic work directed by Daniel Sullivan. Set in 15th century France, Saint Joan follows a country girl whose mysterious visions propel her into elite circles. When the nation’s rulers become threatened by her popularity and influence, they unite to bring her down and she finds herself on trial for her life. This timeless and powerful play dramatizes the limits of an individual in a society dominated by overwhelming political and religious forces.

Condola Rashad. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Condola Rashad. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

The design team includes Scott Pask (scenic design), Jane Greenwood (costume design), Justin Townsend (lighting design), Obadiah Eaves (sound design), Christopher Ash (projection design), Tom Watson (hair and wig design), Tommy Kurzman (make-up design), Bill Frisell (original music), and Deborah Hecht (dialect coach).

Condola Rashad and Daniel Sunjata. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Condola Rashad and Daniel Sunjata. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Condola Rashad. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Condola Rashad. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Patrick Page, Howard W. Overshown, Max Gordon Moore, Condola Rashad, Walter Bobbie. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Patrick Page, Howard W. Overshown, Max Gordon Moore, Condola Rashad, Walter Bobbie. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Adam Chanler-Berat. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Adam Chanler-Berat. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Jack Davenport. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Jack Davenport. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Walter Bobbie. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
Walter Bobbie. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
John Glover. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
John Glover. Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Manhattan Theatre Club, under the leadership of Artistic Director Lynne Meadow and Executive Producer Barry Grove, has become one of the country’s most prominent and prestigious theatre companies. Over the past four and a half decades, MTC productions have earned numerous awards including six Pulitzer Prizes and 23 Tony Awards. MTC has a Broadway home at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street) and two Off-Broadway theatres at New York City Center (131 West 55th Street). Renowned MTC productions include Lillian Hellman’s The Little Foxes; August Wilson’s Jitney; Cost of Living by Martyna Majok; Vietgone by Qui Nguyen; Sell/Buy/Date by Sarah Jones; Heisenberg by Simon Stephens; The Father by Florian Zeller with translation by Christopher Hampton; Fool For Love by Sam Shepard; Casa Valentina by Harvey Fierstein; Outside Mullingar and Doubt by John Patrick Shanley; Murder Ballad by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash; The Assembled Parties by Richard Greenberg; Wit by Margaret Edson; Venus in Fur by David Ives; Good People and Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire; The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez; Time Stands Still by Donald Margulies; Ruined by Lynn Nottage; Proof by David Auburn; The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife by Charles Busch; Love! Valour! Compassion! by Terrence McNally; The Piano Lesson by August Wilson; Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley; and Ain’t Misbehavin’, the Fats Waller musical. For more information on MTC, please visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com.

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