The Winter's Tale (2018)

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Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, directed by Aaron Posner, from March 13 to April 22, 2018.

Daven Ralston (Perdita) and Katie deBuys (Hermione), The Winter's Tale, directed by Aaron Posner, Folger Theatre, 2018. Teresa Wood.


Transporting us from Sicilia to Bohemia and safely home once more, Shakespeare’s spellbinding tale of jealousy, prophecy, and redemption celebrates the magic of story-telling and the power of forgiveness. Directed by Helen Hayes Award winner Aaron Posner.


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.


  • Aldo Billingslea*: Polixenes
  • Katie deBuys*: Hermione
  • Drew Drake*: Florizell
  • Liz Filios*: Musician
  • Kimberly Gilbert*: Autolycus
  • Grace Gonglewski*: Paulina
  • Richard R. Henry*: Old Shepard
  • Eric Hissom*: Storyteller, Camillo
  • Emily Kaye Lynn: Musician
  • Daven Ralston*: Perdita
  • Joshua Thomas: Young Sheperd, Musician
  • Michael Tisdale*: Leontes


  • Melissa Graves: Hermione
  • Ty Hallmark: Paulina
  • Seamus Miller: Florizell, Young Sheperd/Musician
  • Emily Kaye Lynn: Perdita, Autolycus
  • Keith Richards: Storyteller, Camillo, Old Shepard
  • Matthew Sparacino: Leontes, Polixenes

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Aaron Posner**: Director
  • Kelsey Hunt***: Costume Design
  • Jesse Belsky***: Lighting Design
  • Luciana Stecconi***: Scenic Designer
  • Patrick Calhoun***: Sound Design
  • Michele Osherow: Resident Dramaturg
  • Daryl Eisenberg: CSA, New York Casting
  • Julia Singer*: Production Stage Manager
  • Jessica Short*: Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • Teresa Wood: Casting Assistant
  • Susannah Eig: Assitant Director
  • Rachel Zampelli: Assistant Director
  • Christina Miller: Production Assistant
  • Tony Koehler: Props Master
  • Aaron Cromie: Puppet Designer
  • Bella Faccia: Inc., Scenic Construction
  • Cidney Forkpah: Wardrobe Head
  • Mariah Hale, Ansaldo Costumes, Adalia Tonneyck: Costume Construction
  • Alex Keen: Master Electrician
  • Kristen Roth: Assistant Master Electrician
  • Jon Farber and Sasha Pensanti: Assistants for Daryl Eisenberg Casting
  • WiT Media: Advertising Agency
  • Teresa Wood: Production Photography
  • Brittany Diliberto: Pre-Production Photography
  • Lee Fanning, Mark Fastoso, and APTV: Promotional Video
  • WAPAVA: Archival Video
  • C2: Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin: Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson: Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk: General Manager
  • Charles Flye: Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer: Assistant Technical Director
  • Grace Ann Roberts: Humanities Programs Assistant

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of The Winter's Tale."


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