Mad About the Bard (Folger Theatre, 1998)

Revision as of 10:15, 8 February 2021 by DavidPolk (talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Approved revision (diff) | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)

Folger Theatre produced Mad About the Bard, conceived by Floyd King and Ethan McSweeney, created and directed by Ethan McSweeny, from May 13 to May 31, 1998.

Floyd King, Mad About the Bard, conceived by Floyd King and Ethan McSweeny. Folger Theatre, 1998. Directed by Ethan McSweeny. Photo by Carol Pratt.

The Production

The production received two Helen Hayes Award nominations: Floyd King was nominated for "Outstanding Lead Actor, Residential Musical," and George Fulginiti-Shakar was nominated for "Outstanding Musical Direction, Residential Play or Musical."

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include the Actors' Equity Association(*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


  • Floyd King*

Creative team

  • Floyd King, Creator
  • Ethan McSweeny, Creator
  • Ethan McSweeny, Director
  • George Fulginiti-Shakar, Musical Direction and Arrangement
  • Daniel Conway, Set Design
  • Howell Binkley, Lighting Design
  • Mary Ann Powell, Costume Design
  • Brian D. Keating, Sound Design
  • Karma Kamp, Musical Staging
  • Janet M. Clark, Stage Manager
  • Lori Monnier, Associate Producer

Production team

  • Lori Monnier, Production Coordinator
  • Claudia Torres, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Ron Schwartz, Technical Advisor/Light Board Operator
  • Lisa McDonald, Spot Light Operator
  • Joe Stoltman, Technical Director
  • Molly Allen, Scenic Artist
  • Fred Via, Scenic Artist
  • Holly Kelleher, Sound Board Operator
  • James Kegley, Slides for “Joe and Me at the Play”
  • Darren K. Jinks, Make-up for “Joe and Me at the Play”
  • Bill Fecke, House Management
  • David Peters, House Management

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Director of Museum and Public Programs

Image gallery