Twelfth Night (Folger Theatre, 2013)

Folger Theatre performed their production of Twelfth Night from April 30 to June 9, 2013 in the Folger's Elizabethan Theatre. The production earned several nominations for Helen Hayes Awards, including the "James MacArthur Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor, Resident Play" for Louis Butelli and Richard Sheridan Willis, and "Outstanding Costume Design, Resident Play" for Mariah Hale.

Louis Butelli (Feste) and Emily Trask (Viola), Twelfth Night, directed by Robert Richmond, Folger Theatre, 2013. Scott Suchman.


Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), United Scenic Artists (USA), and the Actors' Equity Association (AEA), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers.


  • Tonya Beckman (AEA): Maria
  • Michael Brusasco (AEA): Orsino
  • Louis Butelli (AEA): Feste
  • Chris Genebach (AEA): Antonio
  • James Konicek (AEA): Sir Andrwe Aguecheek
  • Joshua Morgan (AEA): Valentine
  • Rachel Pickup (AEA): Olivia
  • Emily Trask (AEA): Viola
  • William Vaughan: Sebastian
  • Craig Wallace (AEA): Sir Toby Belch
  • Richard Sheridan Willis (AEA): Malvolio


  • Joel DeCandio: Valentine, Sebastian
  • Laura Dunlop: Maria
  • Amanda Forstrom: Viola
  • Chris Genebach (AEA): Orsino
  • Keith Irby: Sir Toby Belch, Malvolio
  • Ryan Mitchell: Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Antonio
  • Jack Powers: Feste
  • Sarah Strasser: Olivia


  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Assistant Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager

Production team

  • Robert Richmond, Director
  • Tony Cisek (USA), Scenic Design
  • Mariah Hale, Costume Design
  • Andrew F. Griffin (USA), Lighting Design
  • Matthew M. Nielson (USA), Sound Design
  • Casey Dean Kaleba, Fight Director
  • Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Che Wernsman (AEA), Production Stage Manager


  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  • Daryl Eisenberg, CSA, New York Casting
  • Teresa Wood, Casting Assistant
  • Daniel Bumgardner, Assistant Director
  • Katharine Pitt, Assistant to the Director/Dramaturg Assistant
  • Joshua Morgan (AEA), Music Direction
  • Joshua Morgan (AEA) & Joel DeCandio, Music Arrangments
  • Eleni Grove, Choreographer
  • Alicia Sells, Assistant Stage Manager
  • James Kramer, Production Assistant
  • Chris Genebach (AEA), Fight Captain
  • William Vaughan, Dance Captain
  • Michelle Elwyn, Prop Master
  • Hannah Crowell, Scenic Assistant
  • Bella Faccia, Inc., Scenery Construction
  • Adalia Vera Tonneyck, Cosume Assistant/Wardrobe Head
  • Sarah Jane Palmer, Costume Assistant
  • Ananda Keator, Sticher
  • Sylvia Fuhrken, Wardrobe
  • Heather Flemming, Wig Design
  • Patrick Calhoun, Sound Assistant
  • Aaron Waxman, Master Electrician
  • John Rose-Caron, Light Board Operator
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Board Operator
  • Marissa Walker, Aerialist
  • James Kegley, Promotional Photography
  • Scott Suchman, Production Photography
  • Heather Daniels, Mark Fastoso, & APTV, Promotional Video
  • WAPAVA, Archival Recording
  • C2 Inc., Open Captioning
Additional Music by Joshua Morgan (AEA)
Shakespeare's Text set to music by Matthew M. Nielson (USA)

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