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[[Folger Theatre|Folger Theatre]] performed their production of [[King Lear|''King Lear'']] from January 11 to February 18, 2007 in the Folger's [[Elizabethan Theatre]].
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[[Folger Theatre|Folger Theatre]] produced William Shakespeare's [[King Lear|''King Lear'']], directed by Alfred Preisser, from January 11 to February 18, 2007.
  
[[File:2007 King Lear Folger Theatre 3.jpg|350px|left|frame|André De Shields (King Lear), ''King Lear'', directed by Alfred Preisser, Folger Theatre in a co-production with The Classical Theatre of Harlem, 2007. Scott Suchman.]]
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[[File:2007 King Lear Folger Theatre 3.jpg|frame|André De Shields (King Lear), ''King Lear'', directed by Alfred Preisser, Folger Theatre in a co-production with The Classical Theatre of Harlem, 2007. Photo by Scott Suchman.|alt=|center]]
  
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== The Production ==
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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.
  
 
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===Cast===  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
== Cast ==  
 
  
 
*Duane Allen: Burgundy, Captain
 
*Duane Allen: Burgundy, Captain
 
*JJ Area: Messenger, Lear Train
 
*JJ Area: Messenger, Lear Train
*Jerome Preston Bates: Kent
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*Jerome Preston Bates*: Kent
*Danyon Davis: Edgar
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*Danyon Davis*: Edgar
*Andre De Shields: Lear
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*Andre De Shields*: Lear
*Chantal Jean-Pierre: Goneril
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*Chantal Jean-Pierre*: Goneril
*Ty Jones: Edmund
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*Ty Jones*: Edmund
 
*Ian Lockhart: France, Lear Train
 
*Ian Lockhart: France, Lear Train
 
*Shayshahn MacPherson: Musician, Lear Train
 
*Shayshahn MacPherson: Musician, Lear Train
 
*Francis Mateo: Cornwall, Doctor
 
*Francis Mateo: Cornwall, Doctor
 
*Christina Sajous: Cordelia
 
*Christina Sajous: Cordelia
*Ken Schatz: Fool
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*Ken Schatz*: Fool
*Todd Scofield: Albany
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*Todd Scofield*: Albany
 
*Zuanna Sherman: Oswald
 
*Zuanna Sherman: Oswald
*Deidra LeWan Starnes: Regan
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*Deidra LeWan Starnes*: Regan
*Harold Surratt: Gloucester
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*Harold Surratt*: Gloucester
 
 
== Production Team ==
 
  
*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
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===Creative team===
*Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
 
*Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager
 
  
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*William Shakespeare, Playwright
 
*Alfred Preisser, Director
 
*Alfred Preisser, Director
*Troy Hourie, Scenic Designer
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*Troy Hourie**, Scenic Designer
 
*Kimberly Glennon, Costume Designer
 
*Kimberly Glennon, Costume Designer
*Aaron Black, Lighting Designer
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*Aaron Black**, Lighting Designer
 
*Roxi Trapp-Dukes, Assistant Director
 
*Roxi Trapp-Dukes, Assistant Director
*Che Wernsman, Stage Manager
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*Che Wernsman**, Stage Manager
  
== Production ==  
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===Production team===  
  
 
*Eric Grims, Production Manager/Technical Director
 
*Eric Grims, Production Manager/Technical Director
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*TSA, Inc., Set Construction
 
*TSA, Inc., Set Construction
 
*Elisha Bartels, Bill Carlton, Danielle Deacon, Paul Ring, & Jacob Rothermel, Carpenters
 
*Elisha Bartels, Bill Carlton, Danielle Deacon, Paul Ring, & Jacob Rothermel, Carpenters
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===Folger Theatre===
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*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
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*Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
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*Giuseppe DeBartolo, General Manager
  
 
==Image gallery==
 
==Image gallery==
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File:2007 King Lear Folger Theatre 2.jpg|Christina Sajous (Cordelia), Todd Scofield (Albany), Chantal Jean-Pierre (Goneril), Ty Jones (Edmund), Andre De Shields (King Lear), and Shayshahn MacPherso (Lear Train), ''King Lear'', directed by Alfred Preisser, Folger Theatre in a co-production with The Classical Theatre of Harlem, 2007. Scott Suchman.
 
File:2007 King Lear Folger Theatre 2.jpg|Christina Sajous (Cordelia), Todd Scofield (Albany), Chantal Jean-Pierre (Goneril), Ty Jones (Edmund), Andre De Shields (King Lear), and Shayshahn MacPherso (Lear Train), ''King Lear'', directed by Alfred Preisser, Folger Theatre in a co-production with The Classical Theatre of Harlem, 2007. Scott Suchman.
 
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[[Category: Public programs]]
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[[Category: Folger Theatre]]
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[[Category: William Shakespeare's works]]
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[[Category: Plays]]
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[[Category: Tragedies]]
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[[Category: King Lear]]
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[[Category: 17th century]]
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[[Category: American theater]]

Latest revision as of 12:54, 4 February 2021

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's King Lear, directed by Alfred Preisser, from January 11 to February 18, 2007.

André De Shields (King Lear), King Lear, directed by Alfred Preisser, Folger Theatre in a co-production with The Classical Theatre of Harlem, 2007. Photo by Scott Suchman.

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.

Cast

  • Duane Allen: Burgundy, Captain
  • JJ Area: Messenger, Lear Train
  • Jerome Preston Bates*: Kent
  • Danyon Davis*: Edgar
  • Andre De Shields*: Lear
  • Chantal Jean-Pierre*: Goneril
  • Ty Jones*: Edmund
  • Ian Lockhart: France, Lear Train
  • Shayshahn MacPherson: Musician, Lear Train
  • Francis Mateo: Cornwall, Doctor
  • Christina Sajous: Cordelia
  • Ken Schatz*: Fool
  • Todd Scofield*: Albany
  • Zuanna Sherman: Oswald
  • Deidra LeWan Starnes*: Regan
  • Harold Surratt*: Gloucester

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Alfred Preisser, Director
  • Troy Hourie**, Scenic Designer
  • Kimberly Glennon, Costume Designer
  • Aaron Black**, Lighting Designer
  • Roxi Trapp-Dukes, Assistant Director
  • Che Wernsman**, Stage Manager

Production team

  • Eric Grims, Production Manager/Technical Director
  • Michele Osherow, Literary Advisor
  • Seth Schwartz, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Ian Lockhart, Fight Captain
  • Amber Meade, Master Electrician
  • Sarah Peterson, Light Board Operator
  • Cat Martin, Wardrobe
  • TSA, Inc., Set Construction
  • Elisha Bartels, Bill Carlton, Danielle Deacon, Paul Ring, & Jacob Rothermel, Carpenters

Folger Theatre

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

Image gallery