Midcoast Actors’ Studio casts ‘Constellations’

Apr 20, 2017
Jason and Leah Bannister

Belfast — Midcoast Actors’ Studio, recently voted the 2017 Best of the Best “Best Theater in Waldo County,” has announced the cast and crew of “Constellations,” the second show of its 2017 season.

The Tony Award-nominated play by Nick Payne ran in London, as well as on Broadway, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Wilson. "Constellations" is presented by MAS with special permission by Dramatists Play Service Inc., New York.

The production is directed by Jason Bannister, MAS’ producing artistic director, who also plays the role of Roland; and his wife Leah Bannister plays Marianne. MAS regular Jay Rosenberg handles the complex light and sound designs, while Greg Marsanskis, director of MAS' first 2017 show, "Shooting Star," is the set designer. BAHS students Olivia Andrews and Dylan Mitchell will run the boards.

“Constellations" will be performed June 2 through 11 on the Troy Howard Stage, 173 Lincolnville Ave./Route 52. Shows will be Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; and Sundays at 2 p.m. The play runs about 80 minutes and is performed without an intermission. It has graphic language and is intended for mature audiences.

Tickets are $15, $10 for adults younger than 36 or older than 65. There is a special opening night flat ticket price of $8. For more information, call the box office at 370-7592; email midcoastactors@gmail.com; visit midcoastactors.org; or check out the troupe’s Facebook page.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

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