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Pictured: Bianca Phipps
The Shakespeare All-Stars have announced the cast and design team ROMEO & JULIET and the cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.
Directed by Sam Cheeseman, “Romeo and Juliet” will feature Spencer Althoff, Jessie Ellingsen, Brianna Joy Ford, Grace Hutchings, Micah Mabey, Nick Mayes, Arin Mulvaney, P. Tyler Nielsen, and Blair Prince.
The design team includes Bianca Phipps (assistant director), Jessica Woodburn (stage manager), Joe Sergio (music), Emily Shimskey & Emma Jo Boyden (fight choreography), and Arin Mulvaney & Jessica Woodburn (design team).
“Although they were created hundreds of years ago, the individuals in the world of Romeo and Juliet are some of the most realistic characters Shakespeare ever wrote,” comments Cheeseman. “Perhaps that is why the unfounded hatred between the two households feels so tangible and real. Or perhaps it is because strife between groups of people feels all too familiar today. We will tell this story until it kills us, and then we will tell it again.”
Directed by Arin Mulvaney, and running in repertory with ROMEO & JULIET, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM features Sarah Joy Adler, Spencer Althoff, Jessie Ellingsen, P. Tyler Nielsen, Bianca Phipps, Sam Cheeseman, and Nick Taylor. With Jessica Woodburn serving as stage manager.
ROMEO & JULIET and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM perform at various dates and times November 1 – 18. For more information visit shakespeareallstars.com.