Pericles (Folger Theatre, 2015)

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Folger Theatre performed their production of William Shakespeare's Pericles from November 13 to December 20, 2015.

Wayne T. Carr as Pericles, Pericles, directed by Joseph Haj, Folger Theatre, 2015. Teresa Wood.

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, sets sail on an extraordinary journey through the decades and is blown from the coasts of Phoenicia to Greece and to Turkey. Chased by the wicked King of Antioch, Pericles finds his true love in Thaisa and loses her and their daughter Marina on the rough seas.


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.


  • Barzin Akhavan*: Cleon/Cerimon/Pirate
  • Wayne T. Carr*: Pericles, Prince of Tyre
  • Darcy Danielson: Musician
  • Armando Durán*: Gower
  • Michael Gabriel Goodfriend*: Lysimachus/Lord
  • Jennie Greenberry*: Marina/Antiochus' Daughter
  • Michael J. Hume*: Helicanus/Fisherman/Bawd
  • Cedric Lamar*: Leonine/Fisherman
  • Brooke Parks*: Thaisa/Dionyza
  • Scott Ripley*: Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
  • Zlato Rizziolli: Lord/Sailor
  • Emily Serdahl: Lychorida/Diana
  • U. Johnathan Toppo*: Thaliard/Fisherman/Boult/Man
  • Samuel L. Wick: Sailor/Lord/Pirate


  • Jacqueline Chenault: Lychorida/Diana
  • Jeff Keogh: Gower/Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
  • Keith Richards: Leonine/Helicanus/ Fisherman/ Bawd
  • Stephen Russell Murray: Lords/ Sailors/ Gents/ Knights

Creative team

  • Joseph Haj, Director
  • Jack Herrick, Music and Lyrics
  • Jan Chambers, Scenic Design
  • Raquel Barreto, Costume Design
  • Rui Rita*, Lighting Design
  • Amadon Jaeger, Sound Design
  • Francesca Talenti, Video Design
  • Sarah Lozoff, Movement Director
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Joy Dickson, Casting Director, OSF
  • Gwen Turos**, Production Stage Manager
  • Elisabeth Ribar**, Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
  • Dawn Monique Williams, Associate Director
  • Jack Herrick, Musical Direction
  • Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
  • Andrew Lott, Lighting Assistant
  • Jennie Greenberry, Dance Captain
  • U. Jonathan Toppo, Fight Captain
  • Tony Koehler, Props Master
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Costume and Wig Construction
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  • Cherelle Guyton, Wig Mistress
  • Sadie Albert, Dresser
  • James Neylon, Master Electrician
  • Amanda Kircher, Light Board Operator
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
  • Teresa Wood, Production Photography
  • Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, APTV, Promotional Video
  • WAPAVA, Archival Video
  • C2, Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Katherine Pitt, Humanities Programs Assistant

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of Pericles.


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