“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” based on the novel by Ken Kesey, runs Aug. 2-31 at freeFall Theatre in St. Petersburg.
ST. PETERSBURG – freeFall Theatre’s production of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” will open Saturday, Aug. 2, for a limited run of only 22 performances.
Previews will begin on Aug. 1 and the play closes on Aug. 31. Performances will be Thursdays, 7 p.m.; and Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. Matinees will be Saturdays and Sundays, 2 p.m. Tickets range from $29 to $44. Call 498-5205 or visit www.freefalltheatre.com.
James Oliver and award-winning actress Roxanne Fay star and Eric Davis directs. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” is the final show of freeFall’s 2013-14 season. freeFall’s new season will begin in the fall with Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods.”
Oliver and Fay are joined by Michael Nichols. Rounding out the large cast are Bob Devin Jones, Steve Garland, Larry Alexander, Ward Smith, Rick Stutzel, Robert Richards, Kara Goldberg,
Natalie Symons, Aaron Washington, Greyson Lewis, Peter Konowicz and Hannah Benitez.
The design team includes Steven K. Mitchell, Scott Daniel, Mike Wood Lighting Design and Eric Davis.
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” is a Dale Wasserman stage version of Ken Kesey's novel. The book also was made into the famous 1975 film starring Jack Nicholson. freeFall’s production will be staged environmentally in the same vein of freeFall hits “The Wild Party,” “Man of La Mancha” and “Cabaret.” All seating will be general admission as patrons will be seated on various styles of hospital furniture and will be placed amongst the action.