The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Folger Theatre, 2004)

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Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Aaron Posner, from November 11 to December 19, 2004.

Lucy Newman-Williams (Lucetta) and Karen Peakes (Julia), The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Aaron Posner, Folger Theatre, 2004. Photo by Carol Pratt.

The Production

The production won two Helen Hayes Awards for "Outstanding Director, Resident Production" for Aaron Posner, and "Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play" for Holly Twyford. The Two Gentlemen of Verona was also nominated for "Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Production", for Kate Turner-Walker and "Outstanding Resident Play."

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

  • Catherine Flye*: Countess of Rossillion
  • Brian Hamman*: Valentine
  • Ian Merrill Peakes*: Proteus
  • Holly Twyford*: Speed
  • Karen Peakes*: Julia
  • Lucy Newman-Williams*: Lucetta
  • Kate Eastwood Norris*: Launce
  • Heidi Armbruster*: Sylvia
  • Kate Eastwood Norris*: Thurio
  • Lucy Newman-Williams*: Duke
  • Lucy Newman-Williams*, Kate Eastwood Norris (AEA), & Holly Twyford (AEA): Outlaws
  • Holly Twyford*: Host, Eglamour

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Aaron Posner, Director
  • Daniel Conway**, Scenic Designer
  • Kate Turner-Walker, Costume Designer
  • Dan Covey**, Lighting Designer
  • Kevin Hill, Sound Design
  • Patty Gallagher, Mask and Movement Director
  • Aaron Cromie, Masks
  • Jess W. Speaker III*, Stage Manager
  • Linda S. Evans, Properties Designer
  • Brette Goldstein, Casting Director

Production team

  • Sarah J. Wiggin, Assistant Director
  • Elizabeth Welke, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Mary Moore, Master Electrician
  • Adrianna Daugherty, Light Board Operator
  • Kate Kilbane, Sound Board Operator
  • Jessica Aliff, Wardrobe
  • Jacqueline Lacarriere, Dee Anne Lehr, & Elizabeth Groth, Costume Asssistants
  • Caitlin D. McAndrews & Jason Roberts, Production Assistants
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Set Construction
  • Jenn Carlson & David Lockhart, House Management

Folger Theatre

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

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