Groff to star in ‘Bacchae’

Actor set for Public Theater production

Jonathan Groff (“Spring Awakening”) will topline the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park staging of “The Bacchae.”

Groff plays the god Dionysus in the Greek tragedy, which also will star Andre De Shields, Karen Kandel, George Bartenieff, Joan MacIntosh, Steven Rishard and Rocco Sisto.

JoAnne Akalaitis helms the production, which will have original music by Philip Glass.

Show runs Aug. 11-Aug. 30 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park.

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