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Pictured: Bradley Halverson
Pride Films and Plays has announced the full cast and production team for the British drama THE GREEN BAY TREE.
Directed by Amy Sarno, the production features Bradley Halverson (Julian), Kristen Alesia (Leonora), Alexander McRae (Dulcimer), Gary Smiley (Mr. Owen), and Buzz Leer (Trump).
Top row (l-r): Bradley Halverson, Kristen Alesia, Alexander McRae. Lower row: Buzz Leer, Gary Smiley.
The production team includes Evan Frank (scenic design), Noel Huntzinger (costume design), Blake Cordell (lighting and sound design), Hillarie Shockley (properties design), Richard Gale (dramaturg), and Jackson Dougherty (Stage Manager).
From the press release: “Widely considered to be the first modern play to deal with homosexuality, THE GREEN BAY TREE suggests a same-sex attraction from Dulcimer toward Julian but does it so subtly that the text escaped censorship from the British government of the 1930’s – an era in which homosexuality was still illegal in Great Britain. THE GREEN BAY TREE – whose title refers to an Old Testament Bible verse from Psalms in which wickedness is said to spread “like a green bay tree” – was revived in London in 2014.”