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Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow Cast Announce For Whisper House

Duncan Sheik and Kyle Jarrow Cast Announce For Whisper House

Duncan Sheik Photo by Shervin Lainez

Written by Grammy and Tony winner Duncan Sheik (Spring AwakeningAmerican Psycho) and Tony-nominated and Obie winner Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants, The Broadway MusicalThe Wildness) and directed by The Civilians’ Artistic Director Steve Cosson, Whisper House combines a lush original score with a haunting story of loss, love, and forgiveness.

Kyle Jarrow 
Samantha Mathis

Samantha Mathis (Make Believe at Second Stage, Broadway’s 33 Variations; Showtime’s Billions) stars as Lily.

Jeb Brown

Joining her in the cast are Jeb Brown (Broadway’s BeautifulThe Path on Hulu) as The Sheriff;

Wyatt Cirbus 

Wyatt Cirbus (Broadway’s Finding NeverlandFosse/Verdon on Netflix) as Christopher

Molly Hager

Molly Hager (Broadway’s Waitress, Focus Features’ It’s Kind of a Funny Story) as the Female Ghost

Van Hughes

Van Hughes (Almost Famous at the Old Globe, Broadway’s Spring Awakening) as the Male Ghost

James Yaegashi

and James Yaegashi (Broadway’s Breakfast at Tiffany’sMarvel’s Runaways on Netflix) as Yasuhiro.

An eerie lighthouse stands on the remote coast of Maine at the height of World War II. After losing his parents, young Christopher is sent there to live with his aunt Lily, whom he’s never met, and Yasuhiro, the Japanese man who works for her. Soon Christopher begins to hear strange music seeping through the walls. Is his imagination getting the better of him? Or are there ghosts here, warning of real danger? Then the whispers become something louder…

The design team includes Alexander Dodge (set design); Jeff Croiter (lighting design); Linda Cho(costume design); Ken Travis (sound design); Danny Stafford (props design); Mark Holthusen (video); and Jeremy Chernick (special effects). Ryan Bourque is the Fight Choreographer. The Production Stage Manager is Geoff Boronda.

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) welcomes the New York premiere of Whisper House, music & lyrics by Duncan Sheik, book & lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, with direction by Steve Cosson and music direction by  Wiley Deweese. Produced by The Civilians, in association with 59E59 Theaters, Whisper House begins performances on Thursday, March 12 for a limited engagement through Sunday, April 19. Press Opening is Tuesday, March 24 at 7:00 pm. The performance schedule is Tuesday –  Friday at  7:00 pm; Saturday at 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm; Sunday at 2:00 pm. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison). Tickets are available by calling the 59E59 Box Office at 646-892-7999 or by visiting www.59e59.org

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. Currently she has a screenplay in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She was the Broadway Informer on the all access cable TV Show “The New Yorkers,” soon to be “The Tourist Channel.” email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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