Performances start January 15 at Theatre Row for the Off-Broadway premiere of Paradise Misplaced, wherein Tom Dulack adapts John Milton’s 17th-century story about Devil’s banishment to Hell and the satan’s subsequent plot to carry on the Fall of Man via Adam and Eve.
Two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser (The Secret Backyard, Romance/Romance) and Tony nominee Lou Liberatore (Burn This) play Devil’s minions, Sin and Beezlebub, reverse David Andrew Macdonald (Rocky) because the satan himself. Becoming a member of them are Mel Johnson (Kiss Me, Kate) because the angel Gabriel, Marina Shay (Shakespeare in Love at Cleveland Playhouse) as Eve, and Robbie Simpson (Warfare Horse) as Adam.
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The Fellowship for Performing Arts manufacturing, directed by Michael Parva, will formally open January 22 for a run scheduled via February 23.
The artistic crew for Paradise Misplaced consists of scenic design by Harry Feiner, costume design by Sydney Maresca, lighting design by Phil Monat, projection design by John Narun, and authentic music and sound design by John Gromada. Serving as manufacturing stage supervisor is Arthur Atkinson with Laura Malseed as assistant stage supervisor. Stephanie Klapper Casting supplies casting with Ken Denison as govt producer and Aruba Productions as common supervisor.