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Pictured: Ashley Crowe
Idle Muse Theatre Company has announced the cast for the Midwest Premiere of THE VEIL by Conor McPherson.
Directed by Ann Kreitman, the production features Ashley Crowe (Hannah Lambroke), Alison Dornheggen (Lady Madeleine Lambroke), Jean Marie Koon (Maria “Grandie” Lambroke), Scott Olson (Reverend Berkeley), Nathan Pease (Charles Audelle), Leslie Hull (Mrs Goulding), Ross Frawley (Mr Fingal), and Catherine Dvorak (Clare Wallace).
With her family facing financial ruin as the Irish rural way of life comes to an end, Hannah’s impending marriage to a British lord will settle her mother’s debts and save the estate. Catastrophe strikes, however, when a defrocked reverend pushes her to embrace the strange voices that have haunted her since birth. Against the backdrop of Ireland’s troubled colonial history, THE VEIL is a transfixing, mystical story about the search for love and the circularity of time – and the ghosts that are woken by scarcity and the fear of dispossession.
THE VEIL runs August 17th – September 17th. For more information visit IdleMuse.org.