Cast and Creative Team Set for “Pillars of the Community”

Cast and Creative Team Set for “Pillars of the Community”

Pictured: Nicole Bloomsmith

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Directors Michael Dailey, Heath Hays and Anderson Lawfer have announced the cast and creative team for the Henrik Ibsen’s “Pillars of the Community” by Samuel Adamson, the first production in the company’s new home.

Directed by ensemble member Elly Green, the production includes ensemble members Nicole Bloomsmith, Kamille Dawkins, Carmine Grisolia, Michaela Petro, and John Henry Roberts with guest artists Kroydell Galima, Michael Kingston, Asia Jackson, Patrick TJ Kelly, Robert Koon, Allison Latta, Dan McGeehan, Priya Mohanty, Morayo Orija, Londen Shannon, Gage Wallace, and Schanora Wimpie.

Pictured: Cast of Strawdog Theatre Company’s “Pillars of the Community”

The creative team includes ensemble member John Kelly, lighting designer with guest artists Arianna Soloway, assistant director; John Wilson, set designer; Uriel Gomez, costumer designer; Morgan Lake, sound designer and Leah Hummel, props designer.

Adamson’s adaptation of the 1877 Ibsen play tells the story of the return of a fugitive brother that puts the future of wealthy businessman Karsten Bernick in peril. Details of a long-buried sex scandal and embezzlement come to the surface and force Bernick to face his family, his community, and his demons.

“Pillars of the Community” runs January 19th – March 3rd. For more information visit

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