Daugh­ter of Sting to de­but off-broad­way

The Washington Post Sunday - - SUNDAY STYLE -

new york — Sting’s daugh­ter Mickey Sum­ner has signed up to make her off-Broad­way de­but in Craig Lu­cas’s new com­edy “The Ly­ing Les­son.”

The At­lantic The­ater Com­pany said Sum­ner, whose cred­its also in­clude the new Noah Baumbach film “Frances Ha,” will star op­po­site Carol Kane in the comic thriller.

Kane plays a woman who may or may not be leg­endary screen star Bette Davis and Sum­ner will por­tray a woman who tries to dis­cover her true iden­tity.

Previews be­gin Feb. 20 with an open­ing set for March 13. Tony Award-nom­i­nated di­rec­tor Pam MacKin­non will re­place Anna D. Shapiro as the play’s di­rec­tor.

Sum­ner, whose mother is Trudie Styler, made her New York stage de­but in a Cul­ture Project work­shop of “The Seag­ull” and is fea­tured in the Show­time se­ries “The Borgias.”

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