Electra

 

Treachery and murder line the corridors where Electra mourns the brutal murder of her father by her adulterous mother, Clytemnestra.  Grief-stricken and bent on retribution, Electra awaits her brother Orestes’ return in order to enact her fervent quest for personal justice.  His arrival sets in motion swift and bloody retribution.

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Andrea Bush (Scenic Designer), Pete Rush (Costume Designer), Andrew D. Smith (Lighting Designer), Robertson Witmer (Sound Designer), Rod Pilloud (Stage Manager).

 

CAST (in alphabetical order)

John Bogar (Aegisthus), Ellen Boyle (Clytemnestra), Susanna Burney (Chorus), Marya Sea Kaminski (Electra), Darragh Kennan (Orestes), Susannah Millonzi (Chrysothemis), Todd Jefferson Moore (Servant), Tim Smith-Stewart (Pylades), Ellen Elizabeth Steves (Chorus) and Jessie Underhill (Chorus).

 

Twelfth Night

 

During a holiday party, Duke Orsino pines for Lady Olivia, but she’s too busy mourning for her dead brother. Olivia’s randy uncle, Toby Belch, chases after Maria the maid, the snooty butler Malvolio scrambles to keep everything under control, and a mystical fool Feste tosses off shrewd bon mots to anyone who will listen. Into festivities drops a pair of magnetic, identical twins, Viola and Sebastian, arousing passion wherever they turn, and weaving healing magic for everyone.

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Andrea Bush (Set Designer), Melanie Burgess (Costume Designer), Andrew D. Smith (Lighting Designer), Sean Patrick Taylor (Music Director), Rod Pilloud (Stage Manager).

 

CAST (in alphabetical order)

John Bogar (Malvolio), Michael Dooly (Antonio/Captain), Chris Ensweiler (Feste), Ray Gonzalez (Sir Toby Belch), Tim Gouran (Sebastian), Brenda Joyner (Olivia), Darragh Kennan (Andrew Aguecheek), Frank Lawler (Fabian), Susannah Millonzi (Viola), Carter Rodriquez (Valentine), Carol Roscoe (Maria), Jose Rufino (Duke Orsino), and Sean Patrick Taylor (Curio).

 

 

Hamlet

 

Prince Hamlet hears his father’s otherworldly voice demanding revenge, and thus begins an intense whirlwind of intrigue in Shakespeare’s most complex and emotional drama. Pulled apart by love and duty, Hamlet struggles to make sense of his upended world while attempting to pursue justice. Director John Langs returns after his much lauded production of “The Merchant of Venice” to stage and rediscover this exalted classic.

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Jennifer Zeyl (Scenic Designer), Pete Rush (Costume Designer), Geoff Korf (Lighting Designer), Robertson Witmer (Sound Designer), Susannah Butler (Stage Manager)

 

CAST (in order of appearance)

Adam Standley (Bernardo/Player/Attendant/Fortinbras), Matt Shimkus (Francisco/Rosencrantz/Attendant), Mike Dooly (Horatio), Gordon Carpenter (Marcellus/Lucianus/Priest/Soldier of Fortinbras), Charles Leggett (Ghost/Player King/First Clown/Osric), Richard Ziman (Claudius), Mary Ewald (Gertrude), David Pichette (Polonius/Second Clown), Alyson Bedford (Voltemand/Player Queen/Soldier of Fortinbras), Robert Keene (Cornelius/Player/Messenger ), Darragh Kennan (Hamlet), Shawn Law (Laertes), Brenda Joyner (Ophelia), Justin Alley (Reynaldo/Captain/Attendant), Jason Marr (Guildenstern/Attendant)

 

As You Like It

 

Exiled from home and forced to wander the forest with a clown…what’s a girl to do? How about fool everyone by dressing like a guy. Rosalind and a merry band of wanderers find love tucked among the trees of the forest of Arden. George Mount, who staged our inventive and thrilling production of “The Tempest,” conjures up a romantic staging of this enchanting comedy.

 

PRODUCTION TEAM

Craig B. Wollam (Scenic Designer), Doris Black (Costume Designer), Roberta Russell (Lighting Designer), Sarah McGuinn (Composer), Robertson Witmer and Evan Mosher (Sound Designer), Marleigh Driscoll (Properties Designer), Peter Dylan O’Connor and Gordon Carpenter (Fight Choreographers), Crystal Dawn Munkers (Choreographer), Sarah Dale Rice (Stage Manager)

 

CAST (in alphabetical order)

Keith Dahlgren (Duke Senior), Ray Gonzalez (Duke Frederick), Bill Johns (Corin), Darragh Kennan (Touchstone), David Brown King (Silvius), David Klein (Adam/Oliver Martext), Hana Lass (Rosalind), Jon Lutyens (Le Beau/Amiens), Hannah Mootz (Phebe), Peter Dylan O’Connor (Oliver), Rebecca Olson (Celia), David Pichette (Jaques), Nathan Graham Smith (Orlando), Donna Wood (Audrey), Jake Ynzunza (Charles the Wrestler/William)

 

Antony and Cleopatra

 

The Roman General and the Egyptian Queen. Their romance gave birth to an empire, but their fiery longing came at a price. Caught between desire and duty, Antony and Cleopatra’s love affair shook the foundations of the known world. Power, politics, and passion collide in Shakespeare’s captivating tragedy. Director John Langs, who staged our 2010 production of Hamlet, returns to helm this legendary and tragic affair between two charismatic leaders.

 

PRODUCTION TEAM
Jennifer Zeyl (Scenic Designer), Pete Rush (Costume Designer), Geoff Korf (Lighting Designer), Robertson Witmer and Evan Mosher (Co-Sound Designers), Megan Tuschhoff (Properties Designer), Mollye Maxner (Movement/Dance Choreographer), Barney Hammond (Vocal/Text Director), Susannah Butler (Stage Manager).

 

CAST (in alphabetical order)
Justin Alley (Demetrius/Ventidius/Soldier), Hans Altweis (Mark Antony), Sydney Andrews (Octavia), John Bogar (Meacenas/Messenger), Mike Dooly (Pompey/Dercetus), Daniel Guttenberg (Soothsayer/Schoolteacher), Anne-Marie Jones (Attendant), Darragh Kennan (Octavius Caesar), Dan Kremer (Lepidus/Clown), Charles Leggett (Enobarbus), Jason Marr (Philo/Scarus), Chris Maslen (Menas/Thidias), Alex Matthews (Eros/Messenger), Nick Rempel (Agrippa/Soldier), Joseph Anderson Shaw (Merecrates/Messenger), Matt Shimkus (Messenger/Candidus), Adam Standley (Alexas), Allison Strickland (Iras), Amy Thone (Cleopatra), Terri Weagant (Charmian).