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The Agency Theatre Collective has announced casting for its upcoming production of “Blonde Poison” written by Collective member Cindy Henkin, and directed by Sara Faye Richmond.
“Blonde Poison” is inspired by the true story of Stella Kubler. a Jewish blue-eyed blonde who cut deal with the Nazis. She catches Jews for them and in return, she gets to live. But when she meets Esther, it’s almost like looking in a mirror. As they match wits, the women threaten to expose the secrets they’re hiding.
The cast includes Marie Weigle, Alison Schaufler, and Cody Lucas with understudies Liz Richards and Joe Dougherty.
The production staff includes Doran Konja, Stage Manager; Helena Scholz-Carlson, Assistant Director; Michelle Altman, Dramaturg; Teryl Thurman, Production Manager; Manuel Ortiz, Technical Director, Ellie Humphrys, Lighting Designer; Sam Rausch, Set Designer; Ryan Wiechmann, Sound Designer; and Hailey Rakowiecki, Costume Designer.
October 4 – November 3. For more information, visit wearetheagency.org.