Elaine Chelton

Elaine Chelton

Erik Johnke is a playwright/lyricist/poet whose play Partition was a semifinalist for the Princess Grace Award for New Plays and whose short play, Reboot, was a finalist for the National Ten Minute Play Contest sponsored by the Actors Theatre of Louisville.

The God’s Country cast features Chuck Bradley (Tom Killian), Nick Cartell (James Watson), Jody Cook (Solomon McCreedy/Ensemble), Victoria Huston-Elem (Marion/Ensemble), Megan Kane (Sarah/Ensemble), Charles Levy (Foreman/Ensemble), Lulu Lloyd (Kathleen Cahill),  Rob Lorey (Joe Cahill/Mr. Watson/Ensemble) and JP Qualters (Seamus O’Hanlon/Ensemble).

God’s Country is directed by Craig J. George and choreographed by Thomas-Sabella Mills. The music director is Bryan L. Wade.

The creative team also includes scenic designer Jonathan Collins, costume designer Claire Aquila, lighting designer Richard Tatum, stage managers Raynelle Wright and Mae Frankeberger, casting director Cindi Rush. The general manager is Suellen Vance.

Performances will play 9 PM July 18, 1 and 5 PM July 21, 9 PM July 23 and 5 PM July 24. The Pershing Square Signature Center/Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre is at 480 West 42nd Street. For tickets, phone (212) 352-3101 or visit nymf.org.