Just announced by Red Bull Theater the World Premiere, live and in person, of a brand new adaptation of Ben Jonson’s classic comedy, The Alchemist, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, the team that created the hit comedy The Government Inspector. The production at New World Stages begins November 7 with an opening night of November 21
Featured in the cast will be Nathan Christopher (Red Bull debut); Stephen DeRosa (Red Bull: The Government Inspector; Broadway: Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, The Nance, Into the Woods, The Man Who Came to Dinner); Carson Elrod (Bway: Peter and The Starcatcher, Reckless, Noises Off; Off-Bway: The Tempest, Measure for Measure, All’s Well That Ends Well – NYSF; The Liar, The Heir Apparent – CSC); Manoel Felciano (Red Bull: The Changeling; Bway: To Kill a Mockingbird, Amélie, Sweeney Todd – Tony nomination); Teresa Avia Lim (Bway: Junk – Lincoln Center Theater; Off-Bway: Caesar and Cleopatra – GTG, The Taming of the Shrew – Public Theater); Jacob Ming-Trent (Falstaff in Shakespeare in the Park’s Merry Wives, Lortel Award winner – Father Comes Home From the Wars…, Panda in HBO’s “Watchmen”); Louis Mustillo (“Mike & Molly,” Bartenders – OCC nomination Best Solo Performance); Reg Rogers (Bway: Tootsie, The Royal Family – OCC nominations; The Iceman Cometh, Present Laughter, The Big Knife and Holiday – Tony and Drama Desk nominations. The Dazzle – OBIE and Lucille Lortel Awards); Jennifer Sánchez (Bway: Pretty Woman, On Your Feet, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown); and Allen Tedder (Bway: To Kill a Mockingbird, King Lear – Shakespeare in the Park).
The creative team includes Alexis Distler (scenic design), Tilly Grimes (costumes), Cha See (lighting), Greg Pliska (sound), Deborah Hecht (dialect and voice), and Rick Sordelet (action movement). TIckets: https://www.redbulltheater.com/the-alchemist