I’m extremely proud and excited to join the cast of this exceptional new drama by WorkShop playwright, Abigail Somma.  BENEATH THE HUSH, A WHISPER promises to be a first class production marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of Dag Hammarskjöld — Swedish diplomat and Secretary-General of the United Nations, who served from 1953 until his tragic death in a plane crash in 1961.   Opening the WorkShop’s Main Stage 2011-12 season.  Do come…you won’t want to miss it!


The Story: The 1950s.  The United Nations.  A British diplomat, assigned to work with Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjöld  on a project that will change the course of history, faces a personal crisis that tests his idealism and integrity.


By Abigail Somma
Directed By Tom Herman †

September 15 thru October 8, 2011

Thursday and Friday, September 15 and 16 @ 8:00 p.m.

Opening Night:
Saturday, September 17 @ 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 18 @ 3:00 p.m.
Thursday thru Saturday, September 22 thru 24 @ 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 25 @ 3:00 p.m.
Monday, September 26 @ 8:00 p.m.
Thursday thru Saturday, September 29 thru October 1 @ 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 2 @ 3:00 p.m.
Thursday thru Saturday, October 6 thru 8 @ 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: $18; $15-Students/Seniors

Greg Oliver Bodine *
Jed Dickson *
Joseph Franchini *
Heather Massie *
Shelley McPherson *
Mia Moreland *

(* Member Actor’s Equity Association)

Set Design: Jennifer Varbalow ^
Lighting Design: Diana Duecker
Costume Design: Cathy Small
Sound Design: John McKinney

Producing Director: Jeff Paul
Associate Producer: Laurie Schroeder
Production Stage Manager: Miriam Hyfler *
Assistant Director: Abigail E. Strange

† Member Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
^ Member United Scenic Artists
* Member Actor’s Equity Association

WorkShop Theater Company
312 West 36th Street,
Fourth Floor East
New York, NY 10018
Between 8th and 9th Avenues

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BENEATH THE HUSH, A WHISPER at WorkShop Theater Company, Sept. 15 – Oct. 8

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