Measure for Measure (Folger Theatre, 2006)

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This article is about a performance of Shakespeare's play. For other uses, see Measure for Measure (disambiguation).

Folger Theatre performed its production of Measure for Measure from January 19 to February 26, 2006 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre. The production won Helen Hayes Awards for "Outstanding Resident Play", and "Outstanding Director, Resident Play" for Aaron Posner. Measure for Measure was also nominated for the following Helen Hayes Awards: "Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Play" for Mark Zeisler, "Outstanding Lighting Design, Resident Production" for John Hey, "Outstanding Set Design, Resident Production" for Daniel Conway, and "Outstanding Sound Design, Resident Production" for Neil McFadden.

David Emerson Toney (Lucio) and Mark Zeisler (Duke), Measure for Measure, directed by Aaron Posner, Folger Theatre, 2006. Carol Pratt.

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

  • Mark Zeisler*: The Duke
  • Tony Nam*: Friar Thomas
  • Bob Barr: Escalus
  • Ian Merrill Peakes*: Angelo
  • David Emerson Toney*: Lucio
  • Todd Scofield*: Mistress Overdone
  • David Marks*: Pompey
  • Tony Nam* & Todd Scofield*: Officers
  • Craig Wallace*: Provost
  • Mark J. Sullivan*: Claudio
  • Marybeth Fritzky*: Juliet
  • Karen Pekes*: Isabella
  • Tony Nam*: Francisca
  • Todd Scofield*: Elbow
  • Tony Nam*: Servant
  • Michele Osherow: Mariana
  • Tony Nam*: Abhorson
  • Tony Nam*: Messenger
  • Todd Scofield*: Bernadine

Creative team

  • Aaron Posner**, Director
  • Daniel Conway***, Scenic Designer
  • Devon Painter***, Costume Designer
  • John Hoey***, Lighting Designer
  • Neil McFadden, Sound Designer
  • Aaron Cromie, Puppet Designer
  • Michelle Elwyn, Properties Designer
  • Laura Smith*, Stage Manager
  • Michele Osherow, Dramaturg
  • Holly Twyford, Assistant Director
  • Brette Goldstein, Casting Director

Production team

  • Dan Schrader, Technical Director/Production Manager
  • Kate Robinson, Assistant to the Director
  • Laura Ridgeway, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Jenn Carlson, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Mike Daniels, Master Electrician
  • Sarah Peterson, Light Board Operator
  • Michelle DeCesare, Sound Board Operator
  • Viv Woodland, Production Assistant
  • Cat Martin, Wardrobe
  • Sam Fisher & Fisher Theatricals, Set Construction
  • Lauren Furjanic, David Lockhart, & Mary Spencer, House Management

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • Janet M. Clark, Theatre Operations Manager


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