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Pictured (top, l to r): Maryam Abdi, Neala Barron, Brianna Buckley and Max Cervantes (center, l to r) Liz Chidester, Barbara E. Robertson and Hannah Starr (bottom, l to r) Billy Dawson, Adelina Feldman-Schultz Cari Meixner and Sarah Ohlson.
Firebrand Theatre has announced the full cast for the Chicago premiere of QUEEN OF THE MIST featuring book, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, direction by Elizabeth Margolius and music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster.
Joining previously announced cast member Barbara E. Robertson (Anna Edson Taylor) will be Maryam Abdi (Barker), Neala Barron (Jane), Brianna Buckley (New Manager), Max Cervantes (Frank Russell), Liz Chidester (Carrie), and Hannah Starr (Young Soldier). Understudies/swings include Billy Dawson, Adelina Feldman-Schultz, Cari Meixner and Sarah Ohlson
QUEEN OF THE MIST is based on the true story of Anna (Annie) Edson Taylor, who in 1901 set out to be the first person to go over the Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design.
QUEEN OF THE MIST runs May 25 – July 6 at The Den Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. For more information visit firebrandtheatre.org.