Romeo and Juliet (Folger Theatre, 2005)

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Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, directed by PJ Paparelli, from January 12 to February 27, 2005.

Graham Hamilton (Romeo), Edward Gero (Friar Laurence), and Nicole Lowrance (Juliet), Romeo and Juliet, directed by PJ Paparelli, Folger Theatre, 2005. Photo by 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

  • Miles Butler: Sampson
  • Christopher Luggiero: Gregory
  • Bobby Booth Kogan: Abram
  • Matthew Schneck*: Benvolio
  • Gene Gillette: Tybalt
  • Tyee Tilghman: Petruchio
  • Craig Wallace*: Prince
  • Andrew Long*: Capulet
  • John Lescault*: Montague
  • Graham Hamilton*: Romeo
  • Ian Lockhart: Paris
  • Julie-Ann Elliott*: Lady Capulet
  • Nancy Robinette: Nurse
  • Nicole Lowrance*: Juliet
  • James Konicek: Peter
  • Michael Urie*: Mercuitio
  • Michael Leibenluft: Balthasar
  • Saskia de Vries: Dancer
  • Kate Siegelbaum: Rosaline
  • Edward Gero*: Friar Laurence
  • Craig Wallace*: Apothecary
  • Tyee Tilghman: Friar John

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • PJ Paparelli**, Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Designer
  • Miranda Hoffman, Costume Designer
  • Dan Covey***, Lighting Designer
  • Fabian Obispo***, Composer/Sound Design
  • Paul Denhardt, Fight Director
  • Septime Webre, Ball Choreographer
  • Taryn J. Colberg*, Stage Manager
  • Melanie Clark, Properties Designer
  • Brett Goldstein, Casting Director

Production team

  • Sarah Denhardt & Tim Smith, Assistant Direction
  • Kate Olden, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Tiffany Porter, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Mike Daniels, Master Electrician
  • Adrianna Daugherty, Light Board Operator
  • Michelle DeCesare, Sound Board Operator
  • Jessica Aliff, Wardrobe
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Set Construction
  • Kenn Carlson, Lauren Furjanic, David Lockhart, & Mary Spencer, House Management

Folger Theatre

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

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