NEW YORK (AP) -- The casting for the final piece in John Patrick Shanley's "Church and State" trilogy of plays has been revealed.
Giancarlo Esposito, Bob Dishy, Zach Grenier, Ron Cephas Jones and Tonya Pinkins will star in "Storefront Church," which begins previews May 16 off-Broadway.
Esposito will play a fictional Bronx Borough President who is forced by the mortgage crisis into a confrontation with a local minister, played by Jones. Shanley will direct.
The play will officially open June 11 and play a limited engagement at Atlantic Theater Company's main stage through June 24. Previous plays in Shanley's trilogy include "Doubt" and "Defiance."