Shakespeare's R & J (Folger Theatre, 2000)

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This article is about an adaptation of Shakespeare's play. For other uses, see Romeo and Juliet (disambiguation).

Folger Theatre presented their production of Shakespeare's R&J, adapted and directed by Joe Calarco, from February 18 to March 19, 2000 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre. Shakespeare's R&J was nominated for two Helen Hayes Awards: "Outstanding Resident Play," and Joe Calarco was nominated for "Outstanding Director, Resident Play."

Scot McKenzie (Student #1) and Christopher Borg (Student #2), Shakespeare's R & J, adapted and directed by Joe Calarco, Folger Theatre, 2000. Ken Cobb.

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.


  • Scot McKenzie*: Student #1
  • Christopher Borg*: Student #2
  • R. Scott Thompson*: Student #3
  • Jerry Richardson*: Student #4

Creative team

  • Joe Calarco**, Director
  • Tony Cisek, Scenic Design
  • Dan Covey, Lighting Design
  • Justine Scherer, Costume Design
  • Brian Keating, Sound Design
  • Damon Arrington, Assistant Director
  • Janet M. Clark, Production Manager
  • Jessica “Boof” Wilson, Stage Manager
  • Jason Kaiser, Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • Janet M. Clark, Production Manager
  • Jessica “Boof” Wilson*, Stage Manager
  • Brette Goldstein, Casting Director
  • Jason Kaiser, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Richard Whitney, Master Electrician
  • Ron Figura, Wardrobe
  • Richard Whitney, Light Board Operator
  • John Kearney, Sound Board Operator
  • Bill Fecke, Volunteer/House Management
  • Ken Cobb, Photography
  • Krohn Design, Graphic Design
  • Barbara Shaw, Program Production

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer

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