About the show
CasablancaBox lifts the veil of the eponymous classic film to reveal the stories behind the legends. Rife with glamour, war, censorship, sexism, racism, addiction and the refugee crisis of 1940s Hollywood, CasablancaBox is madcap and affecting, moving and political, romantic and relevant. With an intricately woven multi-narrative script and video score, CasablancaBox is an imagined "making of" tribute to the movie you thought you knew.
Commissioned, developed, and produced through the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP). Additional support for CasablancaBox provided by the New York State Council on the Arts, the Axe-Houghton Foundation, and the Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation.
A HERE Resident Artist Production
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Written by Sara Farrington
Directed by Reid Farrington
Set/Video Design by Reid Farrington
Lighting Design by Laura Mroczkowski
Video Engineered by John Erickson
Additional Direction by Marina McClure
Choreographed by Laura K. Nicoll
Sound Engineered by Travis Wright
Stage Manager: Alex B. West*
Assistant Stage Manager: Shannon Buhler
Dramaturg: Peter McCabe
Performed by: Roger Casey*, Kevin R. Free*,
Catherine Gowl*, Lynn Guerra*, Annemarie Hagenaars, Gabriel Diego Hernandez*, Rob Hille*, Zac Hoogendyk*, Toussaint Jeanlouis*, Matt McGloin*, Adam Patterson*, Stephanie Regina*, Gabriella Rhodeen*, Kyle Stockburger*, Jon Swain*, Erin Treadway*
* The Actors and Stage Managers employed in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
Photo by Benjamin Heller
Earlybird Tickets (now through April 5): $25
General Admission Tickets (after April 5): $30
VIP Reserved Tickets: $45
Wed-Sat @ 8:30PM
Sat-Sun @ 4PM (Apr 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29)
Apr 6 Talkback: "Casablanca: Fact and Fiction"
Moderated by Pete McCabe
with Sara Farrington, Reid Farrington, and Noah Isenberg, author of "We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Aftermath of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie"
Running time 90 minutes