The Tempest (Folger Theatre, 2007)

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This article is about a performance of Shakespeare's play. For other uses, see The Tempest (disambiguation).

Folger Theatre performed their production of The Tempest from May 9 to June 17, 2007 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre.

Marybeth Fritzky (Ariel), The Tempest, directed by Aaron Posner, Folger Theatre, 2007. 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

  • Michael Stewart Allen*: Antonio
  • Marybeth Fritzky*: Ariel
  • Michael Rudko*: Prospero
  • Jefferson A. Russell*: Sebastian
  • Todd Scofield*: Caliban
  • Maikaal Sulaiman*: Ferdimand
  • David Emerson Toney*: Alonso
  • Erin Weaver*: Miranda
  • Jim Zidar*: Gonzalo

Creative team

  • Aaron Posner**, Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Designer
  • Kate Turner-Walker***, Costume Designer
  • Dan Covey***, Lighting Designer
  • Lindsay Jones, Original Music and Sound Design
  • John Boesche, Projection Design
  • Brett Terrell, Properties Design
  • Michele Osherow, Dramaturg
  • Leigh Wilson Smiley, Voice and Text
  • Kate Olden*, Production Stage Manager

Production team

  • Eric Grims, Production Manager/Technical Director
  • Seth Schwartz, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Kate Oberg, Production Assistant
  • Michael Dove, Assistant to the Director
  • Andrew Berry, Assistant Scenic Designer
  • Matt Otto, Assistant Sound Designer
  • James Savage, Sound Programming
  • Stacey Lane Smith, Costume Design Assistant
  • Brandon Vierra, Assistant to the Technical Director
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Brian Allard, Laura Moody, Sarah Peterson, Kate Ullman, Electricians
  • Jeff Wendel, Carpenter
  • Eric Lucas, Matt Otto, Brandon Vierra, Sound Installation
  • Cathie Gayer, Karla Irwin, Stitchers
  • Sarah Peterson, Light Board Operator
  • Miguel Hermann, Sound Board Operator
  • Susan Schulman, Wardrobe
  • TSA, Inc., Set Construction

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager


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