Casting News: The Winter’s Tale

As summer heads into its final weeks, we head into Shakespeare’s magical family saga The Winter’s Tale directed by Sheila Daniels. We’re pleased to announce the cast of artists joining us for the production.

Darragh Kennan and Brenda Joyner return to play King Leontes and Queen Hermione. Darragh was last seen in Othello as Iago and Brenda appeared as Rosalind in the Wooden O production of As You Like It. They both appeared together on stage in our productions of Hamlet and Twelfth Night.

­Also returning for the production will be Reginald Andre Jackson (Richard II) as Polixenes, Amy Thone (King Lear) as Paulina, George Mount (Romeo and Juliet) as Antigonus, MJ Sieber (The School for Scandal) as Autolycus, and Spencer Hamp (Mother Courage and Her Children) as the Clown.

Making their Seattle Shakespeare Company debuts are Rudy Roushdi and Jasmine Jean Sim as the lovers Florizel and Perdita, Galen Joseph Osier as Camillo, Mark Fullerton as the Old Shepherd, Jonelle Jordan as Mopsa/Emilia, Rachel Guyer-Mafune as Dorcas/Lady, Denny Le as ensemble, and Finn Kennan as Mamillius.

The creative team includes Tommer Peterson (set design), Kelly McDonald (costume design), and Reed Nakayama (lighting design).

The Winter’s Tale runs September 7 through October 2, 2016 in the Leo K. Theatre at Seattle Repertory Theatre.