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[[Folger Theatre|Folger Theatre]] performed their production of William Shakespeare's ''Pericles'' from November 13 to December 20, 2015.  
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[[Folger Theatre|Folger Theatre]] produced William Shakespeare's ''[[Pericles]]'', directed by Joseph Haj, music and lyrics by Jack Herrick, from November 13 to December 20, 2015.  
  
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[[File:TWood 621 e - web2.jpg|Wayne T. Carr as Pericles, ''Pericles'', directed by Joseph Haj, Folger Theatre, 2015. Teresa Wood.|alt=|center|thumb|769x769px]]
  
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== Synopsis ==
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Pericles, Prince of Tyre, sets sail on an extraordinary journey through the decades and is blown from the coasts of Phoenicia to Greece and to Turkey. Chased by the wicked King of Antioch, Pericles finds his true love in Thaisa and loses her and their daughter Marina on the rough seas.
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==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===
  
== Production ==
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*Barzin Akhavan*: Cleon/Cerimon/Pirate
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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*Wayne T. Carr*: Pericles, Prince of Tyre
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*Darcy Danielson: Musician
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*Armando Durán*: Gower
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*Michael Gabriel Goodfriend*: Lysimachus/Lord
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*Jennie Greenberry*: Marina/Antiochus' Daughter
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*Michael J. Hume*: Helicanus/Fisherman/Bawd
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*Cedric Lamar*: Leonine/Fisherman
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*Brooke Parks*: Thaisa/Dionyza
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*Scott Ripley*: Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
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*Zlato Rizziolli: Lord/Sailor
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*Emily Serdahl: Lychorida/Diana
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*U. Johnathan Toppo*: Thaliard/Fisherman/Boult/Man
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*Samuel L. Wick: Sailor/Lord/Pirate
  
=== Cast ===
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===Understudies===
* Barzin Akhavan*: Cleon/Cerimon/Pirate
 
* Wayne T. Carr*: Pericles, Prince of Tyre
 
* Darcy Danielson: Musician
 
* Armando Durán*: Gower
 
* Michael Gabriel Goodfriend*: Lysimachus/Lord
 
* Jennie Greenberry*: Marina/Antiochus' Daughter
 
* Michael J. Hume*: Helicanus/Fisherman/Bawd
 
* Cedric Lamar*: Leonine/Fisherman
 
* Brooke Parks*: Thaisa/Dionyza
 
* Scott Ripley*: Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
 
* Zlato Rizziolli: Lord/Sailor
 
* Emily Serdahl: Lychorida/Diana
 
* U. Johnathan Toppo*: Thaliard/Fisherman/Boult/Man
 
* Samuel L. Wick: Sailor/Lord/Pirate
 
  
=== Understudies ===
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*Jacqueline Chenault: Lychorida/Diana
* Jacqueline Chenault: Lychorida/Diana  
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*Jeff Keogh: Gower/Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
* Jeff Keogh: Gower/Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
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*Keith Richards: Leonine/Helicanus/ Fisherman/ Bawd
* Keith Richards: Leonine/Helicanus/ Fisherman/ Bawd
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*Stephen Russell Murray: Lords/ Sailors/ Gents/ Knights
* Stephen Russell Murray: Lords/ Sailors/ Gents/ Knights  
 
  
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===Creative team===
  
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*William Shakespeare, Playwright
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*Joseph Haj, Director
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*Jack Herrick, Music and Lyrics
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*Jan Chambers, Scenic Design
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*Raquel Barreto, Costume Design
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*Rui Rita*, Lighting Design
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*Amadon Jaeger, Sound Design
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*Francesca Talenti, Video Design
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*Sarah Lozoff, Movement Director
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*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
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*Joy Dickson, Casting Director, OSF
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*Gwen Turos**, Production Stage Manager
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*Elisabeth Ribar**, Assistant Stage Manager
  
=== Creative team ===
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===Production team===
* Joseph Haj, Director
 
* Jack Herrick, Music and Lyrics
 
* Jan Chambers, Scenic Design
 
* Raquel Barreto, Costume Design
 
* Rui Rita*, Lighting Design
 
* Amadon Jaeger, Sound Design
 
* Francesca Talenti, Video Design
 
* Sarah Lozoff, Movement Director
 
* Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
 
* Joy Dickson, Casting Director, OSF
 
* Gwen Turos**, Production Stage Manager
 
* Elisabeth Ribar**, Assistant Stage Manager
 
  
=== Production team ===
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*Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
* Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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*Dawn Monique Williams, Associate Director
* Katharine Pitt, Humanities Programs Director
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*Jack Herrick, Musical Direction
* Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
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*Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
* Dawn Monique Williams, Associate Director
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*Andrew Lott, Lighting Assistant
* Jack Herrick, Musical Direction  
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*Jennie Greenberry, Dance Captain
* Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant  
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*U. Jonathan Toppo, Fight Captain
* Andrew Lott, Lighting Assistant  
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*Tony Koehler, Props Master
* Jennie Greenberry, Dance Captain
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*Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
* U. Jonathan Toppo, Fight Captain  
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*Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Costume and Wig Construction
* Tony Koehler, Props Master
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*Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
* Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction  
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*Cherelle Guyton, Wig Mistress
* Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Costume and Wig Construction  
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*Sadie Albert, Dresser
* Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
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*James Neylon, Master Electrician
* Cherelle Guyton, Wig Mistress
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*Amanda Kircher, Light Board Operator
* Sadie Albert, Dresser
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*Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
* James Neylon, Master Electrician  
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*Teresa Wood, Production Photography
* Amanda Kircher, Light Board Operator  
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*Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, APTV, Promotional Video
* Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
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*WAPAVA, Archival Video
* Teresa Wood, Production Photography  
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*C2, Open Captioning
* Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, APTV, Promotional Video  
 
* WAPAVA, Archival Video  
 
* C2, Open Captioning  
 
  
=== Folger Theatre ===
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===Folger Theatre===
* Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
 
  
* Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
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*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  
* David Polk, General Manager
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*Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  
* Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
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*David Polk, General Manager
  
* Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  
* Katherine Pitt, Programs Assistant
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*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  
* Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
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*Katherine Pitt, Humanities Programs Assistant
  
== Other media ==
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==Other media==
  
 
Watch the trailer for this production of ''Pericles''.
 
Watch the trailer for this production of ''Pericles''.
  
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPH2fnp2NV8</html5media>
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==Reviews==
  
== Reviews  ==
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*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/pericles-shows-how-lesser-shakespeare-can-be-more/2015/11/19/e7c07116-8ed7-11e5-acff-673ae92ddd2b_story.html The Washington Post]
* [https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/pericles-shows-how-lesser-shakespeare-can-be-more/2015/11/19/e7c07116-8ed7-11e5-acff-673ae92ddd2b_story.html The Washington Post]
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*[http://mdtheatreguide.com/2015/11/theatre-review-pericles-at-the-folger-theatre/ MD Theatre Guide]
* [http://mdtheatreguide.com/2015/11/theatre-review-pericles-at-the-folger-theatre/ MD Theatre Guide]
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*[http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/arts/theater/article/13047386/pericles-at-folger-theatre-reviewed Washington City Paper]
* [http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/arts/theater/article/13047386/pericles-at-folger-theatre-reviewed Washington City Paper]
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*[http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2015/11/19/pericles-at-the-folger-theatre/ DC Metro Theater Arts]
* [http://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2015/11/19/pericles-at-the-folger-theatre/ DC Metro Theater Arts]
 
  
 
==Image gallery==
 
==Image gallery==
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Latest revision as of 11:30, 4 February 2021

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Pericles, directed by Joseph Haj, music and lyrics by Jack Herrick, from November 13 to December 20, 2015.

Wayne T. Carr as Pericles, Pericles, directed by Joseph Haj, Folger Theatre, 2015. Teresa Wood.

Synopsis

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, sets sail on an extraordinary journey through the decades and is blown from the coasts of Phoenicia to Greece and to Turkey. Chased by the wicked King of Antioch, Pericles finds his true love in Thaisa and loses her and their daughter Marina on the rough seas.

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

  • Barzin Akhavan*: Cleon/Cerimon/Pirate
  • Wayne T. Carr*: Pericles, Prince of Tyre
  • Darcy Danielson: Musician
  • Armando Durán*: Gower
  • Michael Gabriel Goodfriend*: Lysimachus/Lord
  • Jennie Greenberry*: Marina/Antiochus' Daughter
  • Michael J. Hume*: Helicanus/Fisherman/Bawd
  • Cedric Lamar*: Leonine/Fisherman
  • Brooke Parks*: Thaisa/Dionyza
  • Scott Ripley*: Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
  • Zlato Rizziolli: Lord/Sailor
  • Emily Serdahl: Lychorida/Diana
  • U. Johnathan Toppo*: Thaliard/Fisherman/Boult/Man
  • Samuel L. Wick: Sailor/Lord/Pirate

Understudies

  • Jacqueline Chenault: Lychorida/Diana
  • Jeff Keogh: Gower/Antiochus/Simonides/Pandar
  • Keith Richards: Leonine/Helicanus/ Fisherman/ Bawd
  • Stephen Russell Murray: Lords/ Sailors/ Gents/ Knights

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Joseph Haj, Director
  • Jack Herrick, Music and Lyrics
  • Jan Chambers, Scenic Design
  • Raquel Barreto, Costume Design
  • Rui Rita*, Lighting Design
  • Amadon Jaeger, Sound Design
  • Francesca Talenti, Video Design
  • Sarah Lozoff, Movement Director
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Joy Dickson, Casting Director, OSF
  • Gwen Turos**, Production Stage Manager
  • Elisabeth Ribar**, Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
  • Dawn Monique Williams, Associate Director
  • Jack Herrick, Musical Direction
  • Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
  • Andrew Lott, Lighting Assistant
  • Jennie Greenberry, Dance Captain
  • U. Jonathan Toppo, Fight Captain
  • Tony Koehler, Props Master
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Costume and Wig Construction
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  • Cherelle Guyton, Wig Mistress
  • Sadie Albert, Dresser
  • James Neylon, Master Electrician
  • Amanda Kircher, Light Board Operator
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
  • Teresa Wood, Production Photography
  • Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, 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
  • Katherine Pitt, Humanities Programs Assistant

Other media

Watch the trailer for this production of Pericles.

Reviews

Image gallery