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Actors Holly Twyford (Queen Elizabeth) and Kate Eastwood Norris (Mary, Queen of Scots) talk about the most storied rivalry in English history.
 
 
 
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== Reviews  ==

Revision as of 10:28, 19 July 2016

Folger Theatre performed their production of Aaron Posner's District Merchants from May 31 to July 3, 2016.

Holly Twyford (Queen Elizabeth), Mary Stuart, directed by Richard Clifford, Folger Theatre, 2015. Teresa Wood.


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.

Cast

  • Matthew Boston*: Shylock
  • Maren Bush*: Portia
  • Akeem Davis*: Lancelot
  • Celeste Jones*: Nessa
  • Seth Rue*: Benjamin Bassanio
  • Dani Stoller*: Jessica
  • William Vaughan: Lorenzo
  • Craig Wallace: Antoine

Understudies

  • Jenna Berk: Jessica
  • Adante Carter*: Benjamin Bassanio/Lancelot
  • Ross Destiche: Lorenzo
  • Melissa Graces: Portia
  • Jeff Keogh: Shylock
  • Lilian Oben: Nessa
  • Jefferson Russell* : Antoine


Creative team

  • Aaron Posner, Playwright
  • Michael John Garces**, Director
  • Tony Cisek*, Scenic Design
  • Meghan Raham, Costume Design
  • Geoff Korf*, Lighting Design
  • James Bigbee Garver, Sound Design
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Daryl Eisenberg, CSA, New York Casting
  • Roy A. Gross**, Production Stage Manager
  • Elisabeth Ribar**, Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Katharine Pitt, Humanities Programs Assistant
  • Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
  • Lila Rachel Becker, Assistant Director
  • Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
  • Tony Koehler, Props Master
  • Paige Hathaway, Assistant Scenic Designer
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
  • Anne Nesmith, Wig Designer
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  • Mariah Hale, Ansaldo Costumes, Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
  • Kyle Soble, Assistant Lighting Designer
  • James Neylon, Master Electrician
  • Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Associate
  • 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, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Katherine Pitt, Programs Assistant
  • Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of District Merchants."

Reviews

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