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Pictured: Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller
Pop Magic Productions has announced the cast for the world premiere of IN SARAH’S SHADOW: THE ELEONORA DUSE STORY written and directed by co-founder Olivia Lilley
Choreographed by Kelly Anderson, the production features Nicholas Benz (Gabriele D’Annunzio/Ensemble), Daiva Bhandari (Sarah Bernhardt/Ensemble), Mary Iris Loncto (Isadora Duncan/Ensemble), and Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller (Eleonora Duse).
Part History Rewritten, part Dance Pop Drama, IN SARAH’S SHADOW: THE ELEONORA DUSE STORY follows late 19th-century phenomenon, Eleonora Duse on her quest to be the greatest actor who ever lived. Battling the intensifying pressures of celebrity, rivalry, and romance, Eleonora fights for her unique approach to life and art.
IN SARAH’S SHADOW: THE ELEONORA DUSE STORY runs October 27 – December 9th in rep with The Prop Thtr’s THE LAST DAYS OF THE COMMUNE by Bertolt Brecht at The Prop Thtr, 3502 N. Elston Ave, Chicago.