March 21, 2007

Persephone Cast


Seth Fisher (Giuseppe et al) – was seen in the Huntington’s 2006 production of “Les Liaisons Dangereuses” and appeared on Broadway in 2005’s “Julius Caesar.” Other credits include “Big Wyoming” (New York Stage & Film) and “Hamlet” (Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre). Fisher co-wrote and starred in the film “The Wine Bar.”

Jeremiah Kissel (misc. characters) – is a Huntington favorite who has appeared in the company’s productions of “The Cherry Orchard,” “The Sisters Rosensweig,” “Sonia
Flew,” and “Betty's Summer Vacation,” all directed by Nicholas Martin. A veteran of Boston theatre, he received a 2003 Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence.

Mimi Lieber (Celia et al) – a Huntington favorite, Mimi Lieber last starred as Pfeni in the 2006 production of “The Sisters Rosensweig” directed by Nicholas Martin, and hosted the Spotlight Spectacular! gala that year. She appeared on Broadway in the 2005 production of “Brooklyn Boy” and the 2002 revival of “I’m Not Rappaport.”

Melinda Lopez (Demeter) – is equally acclaimed for her playwriting (the Elliott Award-winning plays "God Smells Like a Roast Pig" and "Sonia Flew," (which premiered at the Calderwood Pavilion in 2004) and her acting (the Huntington's "The Rose Tattoo" in 2004 and "A Month in the Country" in 2002, and the film "Fever Pitch”).

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