Robert Falls and Seth Bockley's Adaptation of '2666' Added to New Stages 2012 at Goodman Theatre, 12/17
Back to the Article
by BWW News Desk
Goodman Theatre announces a special staged reading of Roberto Bolaño's epic novel 2666-co-adapted for the stage and co-directed by Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls and new Goodman Playwright-in-Residence Seth Bockley-on Monday, December 17 at 6pm as part of Goodman's December 8 - 23 New Stages series. (Note: The reading of 2666 will last approximately five hours, including three intermissions).
The cast of Saracho's Song for the Disappeared-an examination of life on the US/Mexican border-includes Carlo Garcia as Payan; Ricardo Gutierrez as Leo; Yun Pardo as Mila; Lorena Diaz as Adriana; and Alejandra Escalante as Nena. The cast of Cowhig's The World of Extreme Happines-about migrant workers in China-includes Dana Lee as Old Lau/Gao Chen; Marissa Lichwick as Sunny; Mia Park as Artemis/Wan Hau; Kevin Reyes as Pete/Mr. Destiny/Ran Feng; Jennifer Shinn as Ming-Ming; and Daniel Smith as Lia Han.
The Goodman is grateful to those who make it possible to offer the series free of charge. New Stages is supported in part by The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation and The Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation. Goodman Theatre's Scenemakers Board is a Contributing Sponsor. New work development at the Goodman was instituted by the Lester and Hope Abelson Fund for Artistic Development. Time Warner Foundation is the Major Supporter of New Play Development; the Glasser and Rosenthal Family and the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust are Foundation Supporters.
The Davee Foundation is the Major Contributor to Research and Development for New Work; The Joyce Foundation is the Principal Supporter of Artistic Development and Diversity Initiatives. Shawn M. Donnelley is the Grand Benefactor of the New Works Endowment Fund and Prince Charitable Trusts is the leading foundation contributor of this important initiative.