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[[Folger Theatre]] performed their production of ''Timon of Athens'' from May 9 to June 11, 2017. 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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[[Folger Theatre]] produced William Shakespeare's ''[[Timon of Athens]]'', directed by Robert Richmond, from May 9 to June 11, 2017.
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[[File:Timon_320.jpg|thumb|Production image from the 2017 performance of Timon of Athens.|alt=|center|700x700px]]
  
== Contents ==
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== Synopsis ==
* Production
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Fortune strains the bonds of friendship. Timon is a wealthy and popular philanthropist with but one flaw—an excess of generosity. Sparing no expense on lavish parties, costly gifts, and charity, Timon later suffers a downturn of fortune and friendship. Robert Richmond (<em>[[Othello (Folger Theatre, 2011)|Othello]]</em>, <em>[[Richard III (Folger Theatre, 2014)|Richard III]]</em> and <em>[[Henry V (Folger Theatre, 2013)|Henry V]]</em> at Folger Theatre) directs Shakespeare’s tragic satire about the fickleness of prosperity, with Helen Hayes Award-winner Ian Merrill Peakes (<em>Othello</em>, <em>[[Macbeth (Folger Theatre, 2008)|Macbeth]]</em>, <em>Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead</em> at Folger Theatre) in the title role.
** Cast
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** Understudies
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==Production==
** Creative team
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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.
** Production team
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** Folger Theatre
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===Cast===
* Other media
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* Reviews
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*Louis Butelli*: Ventidius, Bandit
* Image gallery
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*Aliyah Caldwell: Phrynia
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*Maboud Ebrahimzadeh*: Alcibiades
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*John Floyd: Cupid, Senator, Bandit, Servant
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*Amanda Forstrom*: Timandra
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*Sean Fri*: Jeweler, Sempronius, Bandit
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*Eric Hissom*: Apemantus
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*Andhy Mendez*: Painter, Lucullus
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*Ian Merrill Peakes*: Timon of Athens
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*Antoinette Robinson*: Flavius
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*Michael Dix Thomas*: Poet, Lucius, Senator
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*Kathryn Tkel*: Merchant, Senator
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===Understudies===
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*Laura Artesi: Timandra, Cupid, Phrynia
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*Matthew Castleman: Alcibiades, Lucius
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*Sean Fri*: Timon of Athens
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*Katelyn Manfre: Flavius, Merchant, Senator
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*Matthew Pauli: Apemantus, Sempronius
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*Michael Dix Thomas*: Ventidius, Lucullus
  
== Production ==
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===Creative team===
Fortune strains the bonds of friendship. Timon is a wealthy and popular philanthropist with but one flaw—an excess of generosity. Sparing no expense on lavish parties, costly gifts, and charity, Timon later suffers a downturn of fortune and friendship. Robert Richmond (<em>[[Othello (Folger Theatre, 2011)|Othello]]</em>, <em>[[Richard III (Folger Theatre, 2014)|Richard III]]</em> and <em>[[Henry V (Folger Theatre, 2013)|Henry V]]</em> at Folger Theatre) directs Shakespeare’s tragic satire about the fickleness of prosperity, with Helen Hayes Award-winner Ian Merrill Peakes (<em>Othello</em>, <em>[[Macbeth (Folger Theatre, 2008)|Macbeth]]</em>, <em>Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead</em> at Folger Theatre) in the title role.
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*William Shakespeare, Playwright
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*Robert Richmond**, Director
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*Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
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*Mariah Hale***, Costume Design
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*Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
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*Matt Otto***, Sound Design
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*Francesca Talenti, Projection Design
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*Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
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*Eisenberg/Beans Casting, New York Casting
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*Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
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*Diane Healy**, Production Stage Manager
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*Megan Ball**, Assistant Stage Manager
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===Production team===
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*Joe Eisenberg, Fight Director
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*Emily Lyon, Assistant Director
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*Bailey Nassetta, Assistant to the Director
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*Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
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*Audrey Bodek, Scenic Design Assistant
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*Tony Koehler, Props Master
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*Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
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*Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
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*Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
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*Ansaldo Costumes and Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
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*Noelle Greata and Courtney Leigh Wood, Stitchers
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*Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
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*Mary Keegan, Assistant Lighting Designer
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*Alex Keen, Master Electrician
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*Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
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*Paul Deziel, Projection Design Assistant
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*Jon Farber, Casting Coordinator for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
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*Sasha Pensanti, Casting Assistant for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
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*WiT Media, Advertising Agency
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*Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
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*James Kegley, Promotional Photography
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*Teresa Wood, Production Photography
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*Lee Fanning, Mark Fastoso, and APTV, Promotional Video
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*WAPAVA, Archival Video
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*C2, Open Captioning
  
=== Cast ===
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===Folger Theatre===
* Louis Butelli*: Ventidius, Bandit
 
* Aliyah Caldwell: Phrynia
 
* Maboud Ebrahimzadeh*: Alcibiades
 
* John Floyd: Cupid, Senator, Bandit, Servant
 
* Amanda Forstrom*: Timandra
 
* Sean Fri*: Jeweler, Sempronius, Bandit
 
* Eric Hissom*: Apemantus
 
* Andhy Mendez*: Painter, Lucullus
 
* Ian Merrill Peakes*: Timon of Athens
 
* Antoinette Robinson*: Flavius
 
* Michael Dix Thomas*: Poet, Lucius, Senator
 
* Kathryn Tkel*: Merchant, Senator
 
  
=== Understudies ===
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*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
* Laura Artesi: Timandra, Cupid, Phrynia
 
* Matthew Castleman: Alcibiades, Lucius
 
* Sean Fri*: Timon of Athens
 
* Katelyn Manfre: Flavius, Merchant, Senator
 
* Matthew Pauli: Apemantus, Sempronius
 
* Michael Dix Thomas*: Ventidius, Lucullus
 
  
=== Creative team ===
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*Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
* Robert Richmond**, Director
 
* Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
 
* Mariah Hale***, Costume Design
 
* Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
 
* Matt Otto***, Sound Design
 
* Francesca Talenti, Projection Design
 
* Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
 
* Eisenberg/Beans Casting, New York Casting
 
* Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
 
* Diane Healy**, Production Stage Manager
 
* Megan Ball**, Assistant Stage Manager
 
  
=== Production team ===
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*David Polk, General Manager
* Joe Eisenberg, Fight Director
 
* Emily Lyon, Assistant Director
 
* Bailey Nassetta, Assistant to the Director
 
* Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
 
* Audrey Bodek, Scenic Design Assistant
 
* Tony Koehler, Props Master
 
* Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
 
* Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
 
* Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
 
* Ansaldo Costumes and Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
 
* Noelle Greata and Courtney Leigh Wood, Stitchers
 
* Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
 
* Mary Keegan, Assistant Lighting Designer
 
* Alex Keen, Master Electrician
 
* Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
 
* Paul Deziel, Projection Design Assistant
 
* Jon Farber, Casting Coordinator for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
 
* Sasha Pensanti, Casting Assistant for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
 
* WiT Media, Advertising Agency
 
* Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
 
* James Kegley, Promotional Photography
 
* Teresa Wood, Production Photography
 
* Lee Fanning, Mark Fastoso, and APTV, Promotional Video
 
* WAPAVA, Archival Video
 
* C2, Open Captioning
 
  
=== Folger Theatre ===
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
* Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
 
  
* Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
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*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  
* David Polk, General Manager
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*Grace Ann Roberts, Humanities Programs Assistant
  
* Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
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==Other Media==
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Watch the Trailer for this production of Timon of Athens
  
* Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSE60QMLadU</html5media>
  
* Grace Ann Roberts, Humanities Programs Assistant
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==Reviews==
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[https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/shakespeares-timon-of-athens-takes-a-rare-washington-bow/2017/05/17/f21dd808-3b1d-11e7-a058-ddbb23c75d82_story.html?utm_term=.275ae68e43e7 Washington Post]
  
== Other Media ==
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==Image Gallery==
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<gallery>
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File:Timon 283.jpg|Production image from the 2017 performance of Timon of Athens.
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File:Timon 134.jpg|Production image from the 2017 performance of Timon of Athens.
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</gallery>

Latest revision as of 11:20, 4 February 2021

Folger Theatre produced William Shakespeare's Timon of Athens, directed by Robert Richmond, from May 9 to June 11, 2017.

Production image from the 2017 performance of Timon of Athens.

Synopsis

Fortune strains the bonds of friendship. Timon is a wealthy and popular philanthropist with but one flaw—an excess of generosity. Sparing no expense on lavish parties, costly gifts, and charity, Timon later suffers a downturn of fortune and friendship. Robert Richmond (OthelloRichard III and Henry V at Folger Theatre) directs Shakespeare’s tragic satire about the fickleness of prosperity, with Helen Hayes Award-winner Ian Merrill Peakes (OthelloMacbethRosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead at Folger Theatre) in the title role.

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

  • Louis Butelli*: Ventidius, Bandit
  • Aliyah Caldwell: Phrynia
  • Maboud Ebrahimzadeh*: Alcibiades
  • John Floyd: Cupid, Senator, Bandit, Servant
  • Amanda Forstrom*: Timandra
  • Sean Fri*: Jeweler, Sempronius, Bandit
  • Eric Hissom*: Apemantus
  • Andhy Mendez*: Painter, Lucullus
  • Ian Merrill Peakes*: Timon of Athens
  • Antoinette Robinson*: Flavius
  • Michael Dix Thomas*: Poet, Lucius, Senator
  • Kathryn Tkel*: Merchant, Senator

Understudies

  • Laura Artesi: Timandra, Cupid, Phrynia
  • Matthew Castleman: Alcibiades, Lucius
  • Sean Fri*: Timon of Athens
  • Katelyn Manfre: Flavius, Merchant, Senator
  • Matthew Pauli: Apemantus, Sempronius
  • Michael Dix Thomas*: Ventidius, Lucullus

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • Robert Richmond**, Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
  • Mariah Hale***, Costume Design
  • Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
  • Matt Otto***, Sound Design
  • Francesca Talenti, Projection Design
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Eisenberg/Beans Casting, New York Casting
  • Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
  • Diane Healy**, Production Stage Manager
  • Megan Ball**, Assistant Stage Manager

Production team

  • Joe Eisenberg, Fight Director
  • Emily Lyon, Assistant Director
  • Bailey Nassetta, Assistant to the Director
  • Elizabeth Brodie, Production Assistant
  • Audrey Bodek, Scenic Design Assistant
  • Tony Koehler, Props Master
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenic Construction
  • Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designer
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  • Ansaldo Costumes and Adalia Tonneyck, Costume Construction
  • Noelle Greata and Courtney Leigh Wood, Stitchers
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
  • Mary Keegan, Assistant Lighting Designer
  • Alex Keen, Master Electrician
  • Amanda Kircher, Assistant Master Electrician
  • Paul Deziel, Projection Design Assistant
  • Jon Farber, Casting Coordinator for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
  • Sasha Pensanti, Casting Assistant for Eisenberg/Beans Casting
  • WiT Media, Advertising Agency
  • Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
  • James Kegley, Promotional Photography
  • Teresa Wood, 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, Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Grace Ann Roberts, Humanities Programs Assistant

Other Media

Watch the Trailer for this production of Timon of Athens

Reviews

Washington Post

Image Gallery