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In 12th-century Jerusalem, Jews, Christians, and Muslims live side by side in peace—or so they hope. As tensions rise, the ruling sultan asks: “Which religion is the one most beloved by G-d?” Lives, and the future of Jerusalem itself, are on the line as the brilliant Jewish merchant Nathan seeks an answer.
 
In 12th-century Jerusalem, Jews, Christians, and Muslims live side by side in peace—or so they hope. As tensions rise, the ruling sultan asks: “Which religion is the one most beloved by G-d?” Lives, and the future of Jerusalem itself, are on the line as the brilliant Jewish merchant Nathan seeks an answer.
  
=== Production ===
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===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.
 
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 ====
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====Cast====
  
* Sarah Corey*: Sittah
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*Sarah Corey*: Sittah
* Maboud Ebrahimzadeh*: Saladin
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*Maboud Ebrahimzadeh*: Saladin
* Eric Hissom*: Nathan
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*Eric Hissom*: Nathan
* James J. Johnson*: Friar
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*James J. Johnson*: Friar
* Drew Kopas*: Templar
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*Drew Kopas*: Templar
* John Lescault*: Patriarch
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*John Lescault*: Patriarch
* Jo Twiss*: Daya
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*Jo Twiss*: Daya
* Sorab Wadia*: Al-Hafi
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*Sorab Wadia*: Al-Hafi
* Em Whitworth*: Rachel
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*Em Whitworth*: Rachel
  
 
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==== Creative Team ====
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====Creative Team====
  
* Michael Bloom: Adapter
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*Michael Bloom: Adapter
* Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Playwright
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*Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Playwright
* Adam Immerwahr: Director
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*Adam Immerwahr: Director
* Paige Hathaway***: Scenic Design
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*Paige Hathaway***: Scenic Design
* Ivania Stack***: Costume Design
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*Ivania Stack***: Costume Design
* Colin K. Bills***: Lighting Design
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*Colin K. Bills***: Lighting Design
* Sarah O'Halloran***: Sound Design
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*Sarah O'Halloran***: Sound Design
* Amanda Herring: Choreography
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*Amanda Herring: Choreography
* Pamela Weiner: Props Design
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*Pamela Weiner: Props Design
* Adam Ashraf Elsayigh: Cultural Competency Consultant
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*Adam Ashraf Elsayigh: Cultural Competency Consultant
* Calleri Jensen Davis: NYC Casting Agency
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*Calleri Jensen Davis: NYC Casting Agency
* Jenna Place: Casting Director
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*Jenna Place: Casting Director
* Anthony O. Bullock*: Production Stage Manager
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*Anthony O. Bullock*: Production Stage Manager
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*Carrie Edick, Assistant Stage Manager
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*Taylor Kiechlin, Assistant Stage Manager/COVID Safety Manager
  
 
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==== Folger Theatre ====
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==== Production Team ====
  
* Karen Ann Daniels, Artistic Producer
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* Andrew Landon Cutler, Costume Manager
* Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
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* Cliff Williams III, Violence Consultant
* David Polk, General Manager
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* Aaron Adams, Production Volunteer
* Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
 
* Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
 
  
 
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====Folger Theatre====
  
=== Other Media ===
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*Karen Ann Daniels, Artistic Producer
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*Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
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*David Polk, General Manager
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
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*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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*Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Manager
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* Heather Newhouse, Patron Services Manager
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* Danica Zielinski-Natter, Lead House Manager
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==== Theater J ====
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* Adam Immerwahr, Artistic Director
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* David Lloyd Olson, Managing Director
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* Kevin Place, Associate Producer
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* Danny Debner, Production Coordinator
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* Tom Howley, Technical Director
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* Johanna Gruenhut, Associate Artistic Director
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* Chad Kinsman, Director of Patron Experience
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* Stephanie Deutchman, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement
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* Emily Gardner, Development Coordinator
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* Jasmine Jones, Ticket Office Manager
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* Anthony O. Bullock*, Resident Stage Manager
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===Other Media===
 
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=== Reviews ===
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===Reviews===
  
* '''[https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/03/24/nathan-the-wise-theater-j/ Read]''' Peter Mark's review of ''Nathan the Wise'' in ''The Washington Post''.
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*'''[https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/03/24/nathan-the-wise-theater-j/ Read]''' Peter Mark's review of ''Nathan the Wise'' in ''The Washington Post''.
* '''[https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/03/17/folger-theatre-theater-j-nathan-the-wise/ Read]''' ''The Washington Post's'' feature on the play from the March 18 edition of the 'Weekend' section.
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*'''[https://www.washingtonpost.com/theater-dance/2022/03/17/folger-theatre-theater-j-nathan-the-wise/ Read]''' ''The Washington Post's'' feature on the play from the March 18 edition of the 'Weekend' section.
* '''[https://www.americantheatre.org/2022/04/01/the-enduring-overlooked-wisdom-of-nathan-the-wise/ Read]''' the ''American Theatre Magazine'' story on Michael Bloom adapting ''Nathan the Wise''.
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*'''[https://www.americantheatre.org/2022/04/01/the-enduring-overlooked-wisdom-of-nathan-the-wise/ Read]''' the ''American Theatre Magazine'' story on Michael Bloom adapting ''Nathan the Wise''.
  
=== Image Gallery ===
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===Image Gallery===
 
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=== Related Events ===
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===Related Events===
  
* Pre-show Talk: ''Nathan the Wise'' (2022)
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*Pre-show Talk: ''Nathan the Wise'' (2022)
* Stage Director Talk: ''Nathan the Wise'' (2022)
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*Stage Director Talk: ''Nathan the Wise'' (2022)
  
  
 
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Revision as of 09:47, 26 September 2022

Folger Theatre, in association with Theater J, produced Michael Bloom's adaptation of Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's play Nathan the Wise, directed by Adam Immerwahr, from March 16 to April 10, 202.


In 12th-century Jerusalem, Jews, Christians, and Muslims live side by side in peace—or so they hope. As tensions rise, the ruling sultan asks: “Which religion is the one most beloved by G-d?” Lives, and the future of Jerusalem itself, are on the line as the brilliant Jewish merchant Nathan seeks an answer.

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

  • Sarah Corey*: Sittah
  • Maboud Ebrahimzadeh*: Saladin
  • Eric Hissom*: Nathan
  • James J. Johnson*: Friar
  • Drew Kopas*: Templar
  • John Lescault*: Patriarch
  • Jo Twiss*: Daya
  • Sorab Wadia*: Al-Hafi
  • Em Whitworth*: Rachel


Creative Team

  • Michael Bloom: Adapter
  • Gotthold Ephraim Lessing: Playwright
  • Adam Immerwahr: Director
  • Paige Hathaway***: Scenic Design
  • Ivania Stack***: Costume Design
  • Colin K. Bills***: Lighting Design
  • Sarah O'Halloran***: Sound Design
  • Amanda Herring: Choreography
  • Pamela Weiner: Props Design
  • Adam Ashraf Elsayigh: Cultural Competency Consultant
  • Calleri Jensen Davis: NYC Casting Agency
  • Jenna Place: Casting Director
  • Anthony O. Bullock*: Production Stage Manager
  • Carrie Edick, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Taylor Kiechlin, Assistant Stage Manager/COVID Safety Manager


Production Team

  • Andrew Landon Cutler, Costume Manager
  • Cliff Williams III, Violence Consultant
  • Aaron Adams, Production Volunteer


Folger Theatre

  • Karen Ann Daniels, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Manager
  • Heather Newhouse, Patron Services Manager
  • Danica Zielinski-Natter, Lead House Manager


Theater J

  • Adam Immerwahr, Artistic Director
  • David Lloyd Olson, Managing Director
  • Kevin Place, Associate Producer
  • Danny Debner, Production Coordinator
  • Tom Howley, Technical Director
  • Johanna Gruenhut, Associate Artistic Director
  • Chad Kinsman, Director of Patron Experience
  • Stephanie Deutchman, Director of Marketing and Community Engagement
  • Emily Gardner, Development Coordinator
  • Jasmine Jones, Ticket Office Manager
  • Anthony O. Bullock*, Resident Stage Manager


Other Media


Reviews

  • Read Peter Mark's review of Nathan the Wise in The Washington Post.
  • Read The Washington Post's feature on the play from the March 18 edition of the 'Weekend' section.
  • Read the American Theatre Magazine story on Michael Bloom adapting Nathan the Wise.

Image Gallery


Related Events

  • Pre-show Talk: Nathan the Wise (2022)
  • Stage Director Talk: Nathan the Wise (2022)