Olivier Award nominee Sierra Boggess and four-time Tony winner Boyd Gaines head the cast of the world premiere of The Age of Innocence, presented at Hartford Stage April 5—May 6.
Adapted for the stage by Douglas McGrath, the production is directed by Tony winner Doug Hughes.
Boggess, who plays Countess Ellen Olenska, and Gaines, who plays The Old Gentleman, are joined by Helen Cespedes as May Welland and Andrew Veenstra as Newland Archer.
The company also includes Darrie Lawrence as Mrs. Manson Mingott; Deirdre Madigan as Mrs. Welland, Mrs. Van Der Luyden, and Florist; Haviland Morris as Mrs. Archer; Josh Salt as Thorley, Riviere and Dallas; Tony Ward as Mr. Van Der Luyden, Larry Lefferts, and Letterblair; and Nick Wyman as Julius Beaufort, Sillerton Jackson, and Mr. Hickey. Sara Norton, Daniel Owens, Sara Schwab, and Alessandro Gian Viviano, students from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford, are featured in the ensemble.
Flip through photos of the show below:
The creative team includes scenic designer John Lee Beatty, costume designer Linda Cho, lighting designer Ben Stanton, and sound designer Mark Bennett, who also penned original music. The production stage manager is Lori Lundquist with Jared Oberholtzer as assistant stage manager.
Boggess has been a special guest performer on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.