Monique Vukovic (Buddy Cop 2, Atlantic Theater Company and Housebreaking, Cherry Lane Theatre), Brenda Withers (Cyrano, Folger Theatre and The Tempest, The Pearl Theatre Company), Kevin Kelly (Henry V, Two River Theater Company and Richard III, The Public Theater), James Knight (Measure for Measure, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and Alive and Well, The Old Globe) and John
Mississippi native Henley, known for her dark comedies of Southern women, won the 1981
According to the theater, "Abundance" centers on Bess and Macon, two mail-order brides, "on their 25-year journey across the American frontier and revels in their lifelong friendship - a bond strong enough to withstand a kidnapping, outrageous catastrophes - and even husbands."
Jenn Thompson, co-artistic director at The Actors Company Theater in New York, stages the play. Her New York credits iunclude "Lost in Yonkers" (2012 Drama Desk nomination for Best Revival of a Play) and Tennessee Williams' "The Eccentricities of a Nightingale," whichj the