The Winter's Tale (Folger Theatre, 2009)

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

Folger Theatre performed their production of The Winter's Tale from January 28 to March 8, 2009 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre. The production received one nomination for a Helen Hayes Award: Naomi Jacobson was nominated for "Outstanding Supporting Actress, Resident Play" for her performance.

Daniel Stewart (Leontes), Connan Morrissey (Hermione), and David Whalen (Polixenes), The Winter's Tale, directed by Blake Robison, Folger Theatre, 2009. 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.


  • Kirsten Benjamin: Nancy, Dorcas
  • Anthony Cochrane*: Autolycus, Ensemble
  • Dane Crane*: Florizell
  • Saskia de Vries*: Emilia, Mopsa
  • Drew Eshelman*: Old Shepherd, Ensemble
  • Laura C. Harris: Perdita
  • Naomi Jacobson*: Paulina
  • Mark Krawczyk: Cleomenes, Ensemble
  • Connan Morrissey*: Hermione
  • Zophia Pryzby: Mamillius, Boy
  • Lawrence Redmond*: Antiogonus, Father
  • Jon Reynolds: Shepherd's Son, Ensemble
  • Daniel Stewart*: Leontes
  • Jesse Terrill: Dion, Ensemble
  • David Whalen*: Polixenes
  • Frank X*: Camillo

Creative team

  • Blake Robison, Director
  • James Kronzer***, Scenic Design
  • Kate Turner-Walker***, Costume Design
  • Kenton Yeager***, Lighting Design
  • Matthew M. Nielson***, Sound Design/Original Music
  • Karma Camp**, Choreographer
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Che Wernsman*, Production Stage Manager
  • Liz Woodman, New York Casting

Production team

  • Adam Knight, Associate Director
  • Jay D. Brock, Assistant Director
  • Andrew Payton, Technical Assistant
  • Lisa Forrest, General Management/Casting Assistnat
  • Miriam Yoder, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Brian Sekinger, Production Assistant
  • Saskia de Vries, Dance Captain
  • Marissa "Za" Johns, Scenic Change
  • TSA, Inc., Scenery Construction/Installation
  • Kate Turner-Walker, Wardrobe Manager
  • Rachel Apatoff, Costume Assistant
  • Amy Carr, Wardrobe
  • Tracy Moyers, Costume Intern
  • Brandee Mathies, Stitcher
  • Catherine Girardi, Assistant Lighting Designer
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Brian Allard, Dani Bae, Jessie Crain, Sarah Peterson, & Paul Villalovos, Electricians
  • Sarah Peterson, Light Board Operator
  • Michelle Elwyn, Properties Mistress
  • Brian Keating, Sound Consultant
  • Miguel Hermann, Sound Board Operator
  • WAPAVA, Archival Recording
  • SLA, Inc., Sign Interpretation

Folger Theatre

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

Other media


Listen to Folger Director Gail Kern Paster and Resident Dramaturg Michele Osherow introduce the play in this Insider's Guide.


Watch Daniel Stewart (Leontes) and Connan Morrissey (Hermione) discuss love, forgiveness, and second chances in the play.


Image gallery