Shakespeare Theatre Company is excited to share the complete cast for Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning OUR TOWN playing February 17- March 20 at Sidney Harman Hall.
Directed by STC’s Associate Artistic Director ALAN PAUL (Camelot), Our Town will celebrate
community by utilizing only artists who call the DC-area home.
Led by five-time Helen Hayes Award winner HOLLY TWYFORD (Old Times, The Little Dog
Laughed) in the iconic role of the Stage Manager, the cast includes CHINNA PALMER (Fairview)
as Emily Webb and JAKE LOEWENTHAL (Macbeth) as George Gibbs, STC Affiliated Artist CRAIG
WALLACE (Romeo and Juliet) as Mr. Webb, FELICIA CURRY (The Color Purple) as Mrs. Webb,
ERIC HISSOM (Out of Time) as Dr. Gibbs, NATASCIA DIAZ (Man of La Mancha) as Mrs. Gibbs,
and STC Affiliated Artist TOM STORY (Peter Pan and Wendy) as Simon Stimson.
Also featured in the cast are ELLIOT DASH as Constable Warren, HUDSON KOONCE as Joe
Crowell, SARAH MARSHALL as Mrs. Soames, TOMMY NELSON as Wally Webb, SUZANNE
RICHARD as Joe Stoddard, CHRISTOPHER MICHAEL RICHARDS as Howie Newsome, and
KIMBERLY SCHRAF as Professor Willard.
A literary classic, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town continues to leave
audiences awestruck with wonder and a shared sense of our humanity. Guided by an amiable
stage manager, the theatre becomes turn-of-the-century Grover’s Corners, where the
occurrences of everyday life reveal universal truths about community and love, life and death.
“A hauntingly beautiful play” (The New York Times), Our Town is both deeply allegorical and
From STC’s Associate Artistic Director Alan Paul: “Our Town is more than a play—it’s a ritual of
renewal. I can’t wait to hear Thornton Wilder’s timeless words fill Sidney Harman Hall as we
emerge from this pandemic and come back to the theatre. After such a long time apart, it
seemed only fitting to reunite audiences with the local D.C. artists that they best recognize and
love. It feels like a sort of homecoming for artists and audiences alike.”
In choosing to program this production for STC’s 36th Season Artistic Director Simon Godwin
offers, “Our Town is a celebration of community. One of the greatest American plays, this
production—starring all local actors—will be a glorious affirmation of our city and the healing
power of stories. Wondrous, tender, and humane, Our Town will be the healing tonic all of us
Our Town is generously sponsored by Anita M. Antenucci, Bonnie and Louis Cohen, John and
Meg Hauge, and Maureen and Michael McMurphy.
Shakespeare Theatre Company’s 2021/22 Season is made possible by Michael R. Klein and Joan
Fabry and the Harman Family Foundation.
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Sidney Harman Hall is located at 610 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20024