By Carey Purcell
04 Nov 2013
Performances begin Nov. 26, prior to an official opening Dec. 4, and will continue through Dec. 22 in Beverly Hills.
Directed by Mark Brokaw (Cinderella, Reckless), the production, adapted by E.P. Dowdall from Miklos Laszlo's Illatszertar, will feature Eddie Kaye Thomas ("American Pie," The Submission); Richard Schiff (Glengarry Glen Ross, "The West Wing"); Ayre Gross ("Castle," "Six Feet Under"); and Deborah Ann Woll ("True Blood," "Highland Park").
The cast also includes Cheryl Lynn Bowers; Adam Farabee (The Lieutenant of Inishmore); Andy Goldenberg ("Jack and Jill," "Austin and Ally"); Linda Griffin (The Drowsy Chaperone; A Chorus Line); Jacob Kemp (Greenwood); Jackson Moran; Tony Pasqualini ("Mad Men," "Law and Order"); Ariana Shore (The Performers); Jayne Taini ("Mad Men," "ER"); Jill Van Velzer (The Heiress, The Matchmaker); and Matt Walton (Hair; "One Life to Live").
The creative team includes scenic designer Allen Moyer (After Miss Julie, Grey Gardens); costume designer Michael Krass (The Lyons, After the Night and the Music); lighting designer David Lander (The Winslow Boy, The Heiress); and sound designer Jon Gottlieb (Master Class, George Gershwin Alone).
An exhibition on perfume entitled "Timeless Scents: 1370-2013," a history of iconic fragrances through the ages, is being created especially for The Wallis by Chandler Burr, former New York Times scent critic. The exhibition will be on view in the Lovelace Studio Theater during the engagement of Parfumerie.
Tickets and more information are available by calling (310) 746-4000 or visiting thewallis.org.