“The War of the Roses” Opens New Season at DTC

2FAE36DE2-D872-D9F0-DE7CB885A009764FDelaware Theatre Company, the only theatre in the State of Delaware developing new works for Broadway, has announced casting for their season opener, Warren Adler’s “The War of the Roses.” The play will be directed by DTC executive director Bud Martin with previews beginning on September 14th, 2016.

The dark comedy follows married couple Barbara and Jonathan Rose, who go from suburban bliss to a deadly territorial battle. The breakup of their marriage leads to the ugliest divorce imaginable, revealing chaos in unpredictable ways. The War of the Roses was originally published in 1981. The novel was adapted into a film in 1989, starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.

The cast includes:

Barbara Rose: Christina DeCicco – Broadway’s Evita and the First National Tour of Wicked
Thurmont: Cameron Folmar – Broadway and Off-Broadway’s The 39 Steps
Jonathan Rose: Jack Noseworthy – Broadway’s A Chorus Line and film’s “Event Horizon”
Goldstein: Lenny Wolpe – Broadway’s The Drowsy Chaperone and Wicked
Ensemble: Adam Altman, Eric Kramer, Brian McCann, Kerry Kristine McElroneKaren Peakes

“I am thrilled to welcome such a talented and passionate cast to this project,” said Bud Martin. “Our audiences will be floored by the physical production and talent of “The War of the Roses.”

Opening Night is scheduled for September 17, 2016 at 8pm.

For tickets, go to www.DelawareTheatre.org or contact the box office at 302-594-1100.

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