The Gaming Table (Folger Theatre, 2012)

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Folger Theatre produced Susanna Centlivre's The Gaming Table, directed by Eleanor Holdridge, from January 24 to March 4, 2012. Additional material was provided by David Grimm.

Tonya Beckman (Mrs. Sago), The Gaming Table, by Susanna Centlivre with additional material by David Grimm, directed by Eleanor Holdridge, Folger Theatre, 2012. James Kegley.

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.


  • Tonya Beckman*: Mrs. Sago
  • Katie DeBuys*: Lady Lucy
  • Robbie Gay: Ensign Lovely
  • Michael Glenn*: Captain Hearty, Baliff
  • Ashley Ivey: Buckle
  • Julie Jesneck*: Lady Reveller
  • Marcus Kyd*: Lord Worthy
  • Michael Milligan*: Sir James Courtly
  • Darius Pierce*: Mr. Sago
  • Emily Townley*: Alpiew
  • Emily Trask*: Valeria, Banker
  • Michael Willis*: Sir Richard Plainman


  • Colin Brush: Ensign Lovely, Buckle
  • Leigh Anna Fry: Lady Reveller, Mrs. Sago
  • Bethan Goodell: Valeria
  • Jason McIntosh: Captain Hearty, Mr. Sago
  • Steven Quartell: Lord Worthy, Sir James Courtley
  • Howard Wahlberg: Sir Richard Plainman
  • Mary Werntz: Alpiew, Lady Lucy

Creative team

  • Susanna Centlivre, Playwright
  • Eleanor Holdridge**, Director
  • Marion Williams***, Scenic Design
  • Jessica Ford***, Costume Design
  • Nancy Schertler***, Lighting Design
  • Veronika Vorel, Sound Design
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Che Wernsman*, Production Stage Manager

Production team

  • Lisa Forrest, Casting Assistant
  • Jennifer Knight, Assistant Director
  • Eric Arnold, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Kirsten Parker, Production Assistant
  • Alex Calvin, Dramaturg Assistant
  • Melissa Flaim, Dialect Coach
  • Michelle Elwyn, Props/Furniture
  • Samina Vieth, Props
  • Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Consultant
  • Craig Napliello, Assistant Set Designer
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Mariana Fernandez, Scenic Change
  • Adalia Vera Tonneyck, Costume Assistant/Wardrobe Head
  • Jill Andrews Gowns, LLC, Dress Construction
  • Anne Nesmith, Wig Design
  • Sara Jane Palmer, Wigs/Wardrobe Assistant
  • Ellyn Miller, Wig Maintenance
  • Kyle Grant, Assistant Lighting Design
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Jenny Hall, Associate Master Electrician
  • Brian Allard, Karen Bilotti, & Reuven Goren, Electricians
  • Karen Bilotti, Light Board Operator
  • Matthew M. Nielson, Sound Head
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Board Operator
  • James Kegley, Promotional Photography
  • Carol Pratt, Production Photography
  • Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, & Stephen Menick, Promotional Video
  • WAPAVA, Archival Recording
  • C2, Inc., Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of The Gaming Table.

Hear the cast and creative team discuss the story of Susanna Centlivre's play.