Lauren Kennedy Will Direct Dreamgirls for Theatre Raleigh; Season Announced | Playbill

News Lauren Kennedy Will Direct Dreamgirls for Theatre Raleigh; Season Announced Five productions will comprise the summer season at Theatre Raleigh, which is under the artistic direction of Broadway actress Lauren Kennedy.

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Pump Boys and Dinettes will kickoff the season May 27. Directed by Tim Seib, performances will continue through June 7. The cast will feature Travis Artz, Emily Firth, Dakota Mackey-McGee, Michael Kennedy and Ethan Andersen. A Few Good Men, about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay, will be presented June 17-June 28. Directed by Michael Berry, the cast will be headed by Charlie Brady, Christopher Russo and Laura Campbell.

Kennedy will direct the award-winning musical Dreamgirls, which will play the North Carolina venue July 8-26. The cast will include Alexis Sims, Lawrence E. Street and Brittany Walters.

The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in a cozy English country house owned by a celebrated mystery writer in Sleuth, which will be seen Aug. 5-16. Jessica Bogart will direct a cast to be announced.

The summer season will conclude Aug. 27-30 with a concert version of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Carousel on the Fletcher Opera Theater stage. Casting and creative team will be announced at a later time.

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