Casting Announced for Lives of the Saints

Primary Stages is thrilled to continue our 30th anniversary season with Lives of the Saints, a world premiere collection of delightfully funny and unforgettable short plays by David Ives (All in the Timing, Venus in Fur) and directed by Tony Award winner John Rando (All in the Timing, On The Town, Urinetown).

Meet the wonderfully talented and accomplished actors who will bring these terrifically funny short plays to life.

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Broadway: Peter and the Starcatcher, The 39 Steps, Machinal, A Free Man of Color, Amadeus. Off-Broadway includes: Tail Spin, Mere Mortals by David Ives, The Temperamentals (Drama Desk Award, ensemble), Irma Vep (Drama League nom.), The Last Sunday in June. Also the L.A. premiere of All in the Timing at the Geffen. TV and film includes the upcoming series “Flesh and Bone,” also The Invention of Lying, “Blue Bloods,” “Frasier.

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Broadway: Peter and the Starcatcher (also Off-Broadway), Reckless, Noises Off. Off-Broadway: The Tempest, The Explorers Club, All In the Timing. Film: Wedding Crashers, When a Stranger Calls, Kissing Jessica Stein. TV: “Deadbeat,” “30 Rock.” Upcoming: The Metropolitan Opera production The Merry Widow under the direction of Susan Stroman.




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Broadway: Peter and the Starcatcher (also Off-Broadway), Spamalot, The Pillowman, Cabaret, Major Barbara, The Deep Blue Sea, Timon of Athens, The Government Inspector, Saint Joan. Off-Broadway: The Threepenny Opera, The School for Lies, The New York Idea, Distracted, Stop Kiss. Regional: Williamstown, Old Globe, Arena Stage, Huntington Theater.




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Broadway: Desire Under the Elms, Major Barbara, Macbeth. Off-Broadway: Or (Women’s Project), Voyage of the Carcass (Soho Playhouse), Homebody/Kabul (NYTW), etc. Regional: David Ives’ The Heir Apparent (Shakespeare Theatre), Emma (Old Globe), How Shakespeare Won The West (Huntington), The Unmentionables (Yale Rep), etc. TV: “The Good Wife,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: SVU,” and more. Films include: Don Peyote, Catch Me If You Can, and The Sea is All I Know with Melissa Leo.



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Broadway: Venus in Fur; Born Yesterday; Is He Dead? Off-Broadway: All in the Timing (Primary Stages); Blood and Gifts; Beyond Therapy; Jane Eyre; Wife to James Whelan; Women Beware Women. Regional: Venus in Fur; Nora; Suddenly Last Summer; Loot; Noises Off; Boeing-Boeing. TV: “The Good Wife”; “Person of Interest”; “Elementary.” MFA: NYU Graduate Acting.


Lives of the Saints features scenic design by Beowulf Boritt, costume design by Anita Yavich, lighting design by Jason Lyons, sound design and original music by John Gromada, wig design by Tom Watson, and casting by Calleri Casting.

Lives of the Saints plays a limited engagement February 3- March 27, 2015 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street. Tickets can be purchased online at or at, by phone at 646-223-3010, or at the box office.

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