Macbeth (Folger Theatre, 2001)

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Joe Banno, from October 20 to December 2, 2001.

Lucy Newman Williams (Lady Macbeth) and Michael Tolaydo (Macbeth), Macbeth, directed by Joe Banno, Folger Theatre, 2001. Photo by Claire Newman Williams.

The Production

Lucy Newman-Williams and Dan Covey were each nominated for Helen Hayes Awards, "Outstanding Lead Actress, Resident Play," and "Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Play or Musical," respectively for their contributions to the production.

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, United Scenic Artists (**), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


In order of appearance

  • Dori Legg*: First Witch, Lady Macduff
  • Susan Lynskey*: Second Witch
  • Kosha Engler: Third Witch
  • Tom Quinn*: Duncan, Doctor
  • Scot McKenzie*: Malcolm
  • Michael Skinner*: Seyton
  • Cam Magee*: Angus
  • Danny Ladmirault: Ross
  • Michael Tolaydo*: Macbeth
  • Michel Russotto*: Banquo
  • Andrew Ross Wynn*: Lennox, Porter, Murderer
  • Lucy Newman-Williams*: Lady Macbeth
  • Kamilah Forbes: House Servant, Hecate
  • Wyatt Fenner: Fleance, Macduff's Son
  • John Lescault*: Macduff

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Joe Banno, Director
  • Tony Cisek**, Scenic Designer
  • Dan Covey**, Lighting Designer
  • Brenda Plakans**, Costume Designer
  • Scott Burgess**, Original Music and Sound Designer
  • Elsie Jones, Properties Designer
  • Cynthia Clark*, Stage Manager
  • Brette Goldstein, Casting Agent
  • Cam Magee, Dramaturg

Production team

  • Lofty Durham, Assistant Director
  • Amy Couchoud, Assistant Stage Manager
  • John M. Gurski, Fight Choreography
  • Gregory Lush, Dialect Consultant
  • Pat Hendrick, Technical Director
  • Mike Daniel, Master Electrician
  • Ron Figura, Wardrobe
  • Rich Whitney, Light Board Operator
  • John Kearney, Sound Board Operator
  • Rebecca Hirschman, Production Assistant
  • Production Solutions, Set Construction
  • Jenn Carlson, House Management
  • David Covington, House Management
  • David Lockhart, House Management

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Jane Pisano, General Manager
  • Janet M. Clark, Production Manager

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