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Sunday, June 23, 2024

The Master Craftsman of Stage and Screen: Randall Duk Kim Returns to the Stage at The Sitnik Theatre

PRESS RELEASE: HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – In the vast landscape of entertainment, there are few individuals whose careers resonate as deeply and diversely as that of Randall Duk Kim. Kim continues his journey as he returns to the Sitnik stage, Februrary 16 through March 3, to share with audiences his lifelong dedication to the theatre in the Centenary Stage Company (CSC) production of Moliere’s “Tartuffe.”

In addition to his stage and screen career as an actor, one of Kim’s most notable contributions to the arts is his work with the American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Randall Duk Kim and his wife, Anne Occhiogrosso, have now devoted 40 years of their lives to classical theatre through acting, directing, teaching, commissioning new translations of classic work and developing a singular approach to classical text interpretation. This life-long dedication to classical theatre led to their founding the American Players Theatre in Spring Green, along with their founding partner, Charles J. Bright, in 1979.

While starring in the CSC production of “Tartuffe” as the protagonist of the play, Orgon, Kim also helms the production as the co-director alongside his wife. Occhiogrosso will also share the stage with Kim as Dorine. Kim and Occhiogrosso are joined by many familiar faces to CSC audiences including:Collen Smith Wallnau, Carl Wallnau, Diana Cherkas, Nick Bettens, Erin Clark, Luis Rodriguez, Jeremy Ashton, Kai Vialva, Malakii A. Layton, Olivia Tomlin and Kylie Smith, as well as some new faces including Jordan Kaplan and Mark Carovale.

If you wish to see Randall Duk Kim on stage and in person tickets for “Tartuffe” range from $25 to $29.50 for adults and $15 to $17.50 for students and children under 12. Performances will take place Thursdays, February 22 and 29 at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, February 16, 23 and March 1 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, February 17, 24 and March 2 at 8 p.m.; Sundays, February 18, 25 and March 3 at 2 p.m. with additional matinee performances on Friday, February 16 and Wednesdays February 21 and 28 at 2 p.m.. Performances will take place in the Sitnik Theatre located in the Lackland Center of the Centenary University campus at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown.

The matinee performance on Friday, February 16, will feature special discounted tickets to Hackettstown residents at the door for $10 each. All Thursday evening performances are also “Family Night” with special Buy-One-Get-One tickets available in person at the box office beginning at 5:30 p.m.. 

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit centenarystageco.org or call the CSC box office at 908-979-0900. The CSC box office is open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and two hours prior to performances. The box office is located in the Lackland Performing Arts Center on the campus of Centenary University at 715 Grand Avenue, Hackettstown.