Orson's Shadow 2018
March 9th through April 1st
Stylish Backstage Comedy
By Austin Pendleton
Directed by J. David Dahl
Have you ever wished you could sit in on a rehearsal involving some of the greatest theater luminaries of the 20th century? In the witty and irreverent Orson’s Shadow, Austin Pendleton provides the next best thing in this stylish, backstage comedy!
Orson Welles. Sir Laurence Olivier. Vivien Leigh. Joan Plowright. Kenneth Tynan. When these champions of the theatre get together to rehearse Ionesco’s Rhinoceros &mdaah; mere mortals best step aside. With lightning wit and scathing insight, it’s a volatile mix as legendary egos collide on stage and off. Written 2000.
Kenneth Tynan — Alex Lannin
Sean — Jeremy Gaunt
Orson Welles — David Haynes
Sir Laurence Olivier — Jay Burns
Joan Plowright — Danielle Rabinovitch
Vivien Leigh — Stefani Suydam
Orson’s Shadow is presented by Cyrano's Theatre Company.