The School for Scandal (Folger Theatre, 2008)

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Folger Theatre produced Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School For Scandal, directed by Richard Clifford, from May 7 to June 15, 2008.

David Sabin (Sir Peter Teazle) and Kate Eastwood Norris (Lady Teazle), The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, directed by Richard Clifford, Folger Theatre, 2008. Photo by James Kegley.

The Production

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The State Directors and Choreographers Society, United Scenic Artists (**), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


  • Steve Beall: Sir Harry Bumper, Servant
  • Clinton Brandhagen*: Charles Surface
  • Nathaniel P. Caridad*: Sir Benjamin Backbite
  • Catherine Flye*: Mrs. Candour
  • Laura C. Harris: Maria
  • John Lescault*: Crabtree, Moses
  • David Marks*: Rowley
  • Hugh Nees*: Sir Oliver Surface
  • Cody Nickell*: Joseph Surface
  • Kate Eastwood Norris*: Lady Teazle
  • David Sabin*: Sir Peter Teazle
  • Margo Seibert: Maid
  • Theodore M. Snead: Carless
  • Tom Story*: Lady Sneerwell
  • Shane Wallis: Snake, Trip

Creative team

  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Playwright
  • Richard Clifford, Director
  • Tony Cisek**, Scenic Design
  • Carol Bailey**, Costume Design
  • Dan Covey**, Lighting Design
  • Neil McFadden, Sound Design
  • Jeremy B. Wilcox*, Production Stage Manager

Production team

  • Joel David Santner, Assistant Director
  • Kate Lucibella, Assistant Technical Director
  • Miriam Yoder, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Jennifer Renee Cole, Production Assistant
  • Hannah J. Crowell, Scenic Design Assistant
  • Bella Faccia Inc., Set Construction/Installation
  • Georgia Stage, Inc., Drapery Construction
  • Heather Lockard, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Deb Sevigny, Corset Construction
  • Amy Carr, Wardrobe
  • Elsen Associates, Wig Styling
  • Priscilla Magalee, Wig Maintenance
  • Klyph Stanford (USA), Assistant Lighting Design
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Brian Allard, Jessie Crain, Rebecca Kaplan, Sarah Peterson, Nathan Rosen Share, & Aaron Waxman, Electrician
  • Tommy Wang, Properties Master
  • Sarah Peterson, Light Board Operator
  • Brian Keating, Sound Consultant
  • Miguel Hermann, Sound Board Operator

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager


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