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Cathey Joins 'Endgame'; Full 'Christmas Carol' Cast Revealed

Cathey Joins 'Endgame'; Full 'Christmas Carol' Cast Revealed

Reg E. Cathey will co-star with Brian Dennehy in the Long Wharf Theatre's production of Samuel Beckett's "Endgame," Jan. 5 through Feb. 5 in the theater's smaller Stage II space. He replaces the previously announced John Douglas Thompson.

Cathey's well-known for his TV work as ribs chef Freddy Hayes on "House of Cards" and mayoral campaign manager Norman Wilson on "The Wire." Last year in the movie superhero universe, he was Professor Franklin Storm, mentor and/or father of "The Fantastic Four."

But Connecticut theatergoers might recall Cathey's heroic stance as Philoctetes in Seamus Heaney's Sophocles adaptation "The Cure at...

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