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Visiting Artists Series

Now Running through November 2

Accidental Shakespeare
proudly presents


by William Shakespeare

directed by
Angeli Primlani

October 6 -
November 2, 2014

Thurs, October 16 at 8PM
Fri, October 17 at 8PM
Opening night:
Sat, October 18 at 8PM
Regular run:
Sun, October 19 at 3PM
Thurs - Sats at 8PM
Sun at 3PM
Final performance:
Sunday, November 2 at 3PM

Shakespeare's shortest yet deadliest tragedy, Macbeth tells the story of the treacherous rise and bloody fall of the King of Scotland. Informed by a trio of witches that he is destined to become King, Macbeth and his wife go to greater and greater lengths to attain and to hold onto this goal. The costumes, scenic elements, and aesthetic tone of this production will be informed by the 2002-era Bush administration White House. 2002 was a time in which even Bush's critics had not yet realized the lengths to which he would go, or the mess which he would leave behind. It was a time in which loyalty was paramount, and questioning authority was considered "unpatriotic". It was a time in which authority very badly needed to be questioned.

Macbeth: Andrew Mohegan
Lady Macbeth: Sherry Legare
Duncan/Porter/Old Man/Other Dead People: Jared McDaris
Banquo/Seyton/Other Dead People: Evan Johnson
Malcolm: Brian Bradford
Witch 1/Murderer 1/Etc.: Mary-Kate Arnold
Witch 2/Murderer 2/Etc.: Amy Gorelow
Witch 3/Murderer 3/Etc.: Christie Coran
Ross: Rocco Renda
Macduff: Raker Wilson
Lady Macduff/Young Siward: Julia Kessler
Fleance/Young Macduff/Other Dead and Some Etc. Living People: Julia Rios

Benjamin Dionysus: Lighting Designer
Caitlin Aruffo: Sound Designer
Catherine Cefalu: Stage Manager
H. Russ Brown: Fight Designer
Kate Setzer Kamphausen: Costume Designer
Leala Avdich: Marketing Director
Liz Homsy: Technical Director
Margaretta Sacco: Props Designer
Sherry Legare: Producer
Ed Kuffert: Set Designer

Tickets: $10-20

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