CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM ANNOUNCED FOR
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR BARRY EDELSTEIN’S
OLD GLOBE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT,
SHAKESPEARE’S THE WINTER’S TALE
Golden Globe Award Nominee Billy Campbell
Returns to the Globe to Head the Cast
SAN DIEGO (Jan. 17, 2014)—The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for Shakespeare’s spellbinding romance The Winter’s Tale. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with the show, the first indoor Shakespeare production at the Globe in over a decade. The Winter’s Tale will run Feb. 8 – March 16, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run Feb. 8 – Feb. 12. Opening night is Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
NPR calls Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein “one of the country’s leading Shakespeareans.” Now Edelstein’s work takes center stage with The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s most enchanting masterpiece, featuring a powerful musical score written expressly for the production by acclaimed classical composer Michael Torke. The Winter’s Tale sweeps breathtakingly from tragedy to comedy and along the way visits kings and queens, dancing shepherds, a most extraordinary statue, and one notoriously hungry bear before it reaches its stunning, magical conclusion.
“I am beyond thrilled to begin my tenure as Artistic Director at this great American Shakespeare theater by staging my favorite of the Bard’s plays,” said Edelstein. “I’m glad to be escorting Shakespeare back indoors at the Globe for the first time in a decade, and I’m very fortunate to be collaborating with an amazing company of actors, a first-rate design team, and a major composer. All in all, it’s an embarrassment of riches.”
Acclaimed stage and screen actor Billy Campbell (Leontes) returns to the Globe following performances in the celebrated productions of Much Ado About Nothing (2003) and The Comedy of Errors (1997). Campbell currently stars as Dr. Alan Farragut on the new SyFy Channel drama “Helix.” He is perhaps best known for his lead role on the series “Once and Again,” for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and the cult favorite film The Rocketeer. His other theatre credits include Fortinbras (Ovation Award) and Roundabout Theatre Company’s Hamlet, and his television and film credits include “The Killing,” “The 4400,” “Crime Story,” “Dynasty,” Gettysburg, Enough, and Dracula.
The cast of The Winter’s Tale also features Erin Elizabeth Adams (Dorcas), Jordi Bertran (Mamillius), Meaghan Boeing (Emilia), Lindsay Brill (Mopsa), Angel Desai (Paulina), Jamal Douglas (Mariner), Kushtrim Hoxha (Cleomenes), Paul Kandel (Autolycus, Archidamus), Maya Kazan (Perdita), A.Z. Kelsey (Florizel), Mark Nelson (Antigonus, Old Shepherd), Natacha Roi (Hermione), Robbie Simpson (Dion), Brendan Spieth (Clown), Paul Michael Valley (Polixenes), Cornell Womack (Camillo), Patrick Zeller (Jailer), and Nadia Guevara and Albert Park (Ensemble).
The creative team includes Wilson Chin (Scenic Design), Judith Dolan (Costume Design), Russell H. Champa (Lighting Design), Fitz Patton (Sound Design), Michael Torke (Original Music), Taylor Peckham (Music Director), Bryan Byrnes (Fight Director), Jan Gist (Voice and Dialect Coach), Caparelliotis Casting (Casting), and Anjee Nero (Stage Manager).
The Winter’s Tale is supported in part through gifts from 2014 Shakespeare Sponsor Qualcomm Foundation and Production Sponsors John A. Berol, Karen and Donald Cohn, Elaine and Dave Darwin, and Kathryn Hattox. Additional support is provided by HoyleCohen.
Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein is a stage director, producer, author, and educator. Widely recognized as one of the leading authorities on the works of Shakespeare in the United States, he has directed nearly half of the Bard’s works. As Director of the Shakespeare Initiative at The Public Theater (2008-2012), he oversaw all of the company’s Shakespearean productions, as well as its extensive educational, community outreach, and artist-training programs. At The Public, Edelstein staged Julius Caesar starring Jeffrey Wright for Shakespeare in the Park and The Merchant of Venice featuring Ron Leibman’s Obie Award-winning portrayal of Shylock. He was also Associate Producer of The Public’s Broadway production of The Merchant of Venice starring Al Pacino. From 1998-2003 he was Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company, where he produced and directed some of New York’s most memorable classical productions. Edelstein’s Shakespearean directorial credits include The Winter’s Tale with David Strathairn, Timon of Athens with Richard Thomas, As You Like It with Gwyneth Paltrow, and Richard III with John Turturro. His additional credits include the Lucille Lortel Award-winning revival of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons; the world premiere of Steve Martin’s The Underpants, which he commissioned; Molière’s The Misanthrope starring Uma Thurman in her stage debut; and the world premiere of novelist Nathan Englander’s play The Twenty-Seventh Man. Edelstein has taught Shakespearean acting at The Juilliard School, NYU’s Graduate Acting Program, and the University of Southern California. His book Thinking Shakespeare (called by New York magazine “a must-read for actors”) was published in 2007 and is now the standard text on American Shakespearean acting. He is also the author of Bardisms: Shakespeare for All Occasions.
TICKETS to The Winter’s Tale can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Performances begin on Feb. 8 and continue through March 16. Ticket prices start at $29. Performance times: Previews: Saturday, Feb. 8 at 8:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 9 at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 7:00 p.m., and Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7:00 p.m. Regular Performances: Tuesday and Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m. There is a 2:00 p.m. matinee on Wednesday, March 5 and no matinee performance on Saturday, March 8. Discounts are available for full-time students, patrons 29 years of age and under, seniors and groups of 10 or more.
Additional events taking place during the run of The Winter’s Tale include:
INSIGHTS SEMINAR: The Winter’s Tale
Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:00 p.m. FREE
Insights Seminars are informal presentations of ideas and insights to enhance the theatergoing experience. The seminars feature a panel selected from the artistic company of each production and take place in the theater where the production is performed. Reception, 6:30 p.m. Seminar, 7:00 p.m. Admission is free and reservations are not required.
POST-SHOW FORUMS: The Winter’s Tale
Tuesdays, Feb. 18 and 25 and Wednesday, March 5. FREE
Discuss the play with members of the The Winter’s Tale cast and crew at post-show discussions led by the Globe’s creative staff after the performances.
SUBJECT MATTERS: The Winter’s Tale
Wednesday, Feb. 26. FREE
Following the performance, explore the ideas and issues raised by the production through brief, illuminating post-show discussions with local experts, such as scientists, artists, historians and scholars.
LOCATION: The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. There are numerous free parking lots available throughout the park. Valet parking is also available ($10). For additional parking information visit www.BalboaPark.org.
A REMINDER: Balboa Park’s 100-year-old Cabrillo Bridge, which provides access to Laurel Street and the west side of the Park, will be closed to automobiles and vehicular traffic through April during Caltrans’ seismic retrofitting process. To access The Old Globe during this repair period, vehicle traffic should enter Balboa Park from the east via Park Boulevard and President’s Way. Alcazar Garden, the Organ Pavilion, and the Hall of Champions lots all offer ample parking. The bridge will remain accessible to pedestrians and bicycles, so patrons could arrive a bit earlier and enjoy the short walk across the iconic bridge towards Plaza de Panama and the historic views of the California Tower and Dome. For directions and up-to-date information, please visit www.TheOldGlobe.org/Directions.
CALENDAR: Bethany (1/25-2/23), The Winter’s Tale (2/8-3/16), Time and the Conways (3/29-5/4), Water by the Spoonful (4/12-5/11), Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (5/17-6/22), Dog and Pony (5/28-6/29).
PHOTO EDITORS: Digital images of The Old Globe’s productions are available at www.TheOldGlobe.org/pressroom.
The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country’s leading professional regional theaters and has stood as San Diego’s flagship arts institution for over 75 years. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Michael G. Murphy, The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 14 productions of classic, contemporary, and new works on its three Balboa Park stages: the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the 600-seat Old Globe Theatre and the 250-seat Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, both part of The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and the 605-seat outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, home of its internationally renowned Shakespeare Festival. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions annually and participate in the theater's education and community programs. Numerous world premieres such as The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, A Catered Affair, and the annual holiday musical, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs on Broadway and at regional theaters across the country.
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ERIN ELIZABETH ADAMS (Dorcas, Ensemble) was recently seen in the Globe’s productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and Pygmalion, the Old Globe/USD M.F.A. productions of Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure,and a reading of Once in a Lifetime. She has worked in New York City on Gated (Midtown International Theatre Festival) and regionally on Heist!, A Midsummer Night’s Dream,and Post Wave Spectacular (Actors Theatre of Louisville), Henry IV Parts I and II (Actors’ Shakespeare Project), and Done (Providence Black Repertory Company). She is a former Acting Apprentice with the Actors Theatre of Louisville.
JORDI BERTRAN (Mamillius) previously appeared at the Globe in Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! He is a 12-year-old boy who loves singing and dancing. He recently played Gavroche in the California Youth Conservatory production of Les Misérables, winner of the 2013 Bravo San Diego Award for Best Musical. Bertran’s other theater credits include Young Shrek and Peter Pan in Shrek The Musical (California Youth Conservatory), Jojo in Seussical and Zebulun in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Broadway Bound Youth Theatre), and Troy in Disney’s High School Musical Jr. and Doody in Grease (Kids Theatre Network). He plays the lead role in Cinequest’s inspirational short film Birdboy, which premieres at the 24th annual Cinequest Film Festival in March 2014.
MEAGHAN BOEING (Emilia, Ensemble) was recently seen in the 2013 Old Globe Shakespeare Festival. She has also appeared in the Old Globe/USD M.F.A. Program productions of Much Ado About Nothing, Measure for Measure, and Tartuffe. Her regional credits include Imagine (South Coast Repertory), Master Class (The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum), Man of La Mancha (A Noise Within), Surf Orpheus (Getty Villa), and various productions with The Antaeus Company, as well as King Lear, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, As You Like It, The Misanthrope, Sunday in the Park with George, The Pirates of Penzance, The Sound of Music, and a world premiere translation of Don Juan.
LINDSAY BRILL (Mopsa, Ensemble) most recently appeared in Much Ado About Nothing with the Old Globe/USD M.F.A. Program. In New York, she has originated roles in several plays including The Bear (Theatre Row), The Big Not Knowing and Doppelganger (The Actors Studio), and Four Better or Worse (Theatre for the New City). She has also worked at such theaters as The Ensemble Studio Theatre, Prospect Theater Company, Nora’s Playhouse, and New York Theatre Workshop. Brill recently appeared in the New Jersey premiere of Font of Knowledge (Art House Productions), and last year she performed in the Chicago Women’s Funny Festival. She has appeared in several independent films and web series including the feature film Dragonchaser and the new web series Annie and Brie.
BILLY CAMPBELL (Leontes), perhaps best known for the beloved ABC drama “Once and Again” (Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actor), currently stars on Syfy’s new series, “Helix.” He will be featured in Lifetime’s Lizzie Borden Took an Axe airing on January 25; recent appearances include DirecTV’s “Full Circle,” and National Geographic Channel’s Killing Lincoln as Abraham Lincoln. His other television credits include “The Killing,” “The 4400,” “Crime Story,” and “Dynasty.” His feature film credits include Gettysburg, The Night We Never Met, Dracula, Enough, and Disney’s cult hit The Rocketeer. Among his stage credits, Campbell played Laertes in Roundabout Theatre Company’s 1992 production of Hamlet and the title character in Fortinbras, for which he received the 1996 LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award for Lead Actor. The Winter’s Tale marks his gleeful return, after nearly 10 years, not only to theater but to The Old Globe, where he had two of the best times of his career, if not life, first in John Rando’s 1997 The Comedy of Errors as Antipholus of Ephesus, and then Brendan Fox’s 2003 Much Ado About Nothing as Benedick.
ANGEL DESAI (Paulina) is returns to the Globe after playing Phyllis Nirlinger in Double Indemnity. With The Winter’s Tale, she is being directed by Barry Edelstein in The Winter’s Tale for the second time after his New York production at Classic Stage Company. Her other New York productions include the 2006 Broadway revival of Company, The Tempest (Classic Stage Company), Manic Flight Reaction and The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (Playwrights Horizons), The Architecture of Loss (New York Theatre Workshop), The Antigone Project and Gum (Women’s Project), This End Up: A User’s Manual for Lovers of Asians (Ma-Yi Theater Company), and Stop Kiss and Henry VIII (The Public Theater). Her regional credits include Phaedra Backwards and A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre Center), Company (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), the world premieres of Riceboy (Yale Repertory Theatre) and An Infinite Ache (Long Wharf Theatre), Uncle Vanya (Arena Stage), Sundance Institute Theatre Lab, New York Stage and Film, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, and the Cape Cod Theatre Project. Her television credits include recurring roles on “Damages,” “The Event,” “Dollhouse,” “Kings,” and all three “Law & Order” series, guest spots on “Nurse Jackie,” “Elementary,” “Being Mary Jane,” “Do No Harm,” “The Good Wife,” and more. Her film credits include The Clique, The War Within, Heights, Black Knight,and Robot Stories.
JAMAL DOUGLAS (Mariner, Ensemble) recently made his debut with the Old Globe/USD M.F.A. Program in Much Ado About Nothing. His previous credits include The Lysistrata Project (Simpatico Theatre Project), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Delaware Shakespeare Festival), Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Plays & Players), Superior Donuts (Arden Theatre Company), Living News (National Constitution Center), and others.
NADIA GUEVARA (Ensemble) makes her Globe debut. She was most recently seen in the play Prom: Time Out as part of The Car Plays (La Jolla Playhouse/Moving Arts), featured as part of the Without Walls Festival. Her credits include Mimi in Rent (Flat Seven Productions), Wendla in Spring Awakening (American Rose Theatre), Claudia Meets Fulano Colorado (Carlsbad Playreaders), Miss Saigon (Moonlight Stage Productions), and Summer and Smoke (New Village Arts).
KUSHTRIM HOXHA (Cleomenes, Ensemble) was recently seen in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, and The Merchant of Venice in The Old Globe’s 2013 Shakespeare Festival, as well as Much Ado About Nothing, Tartuffe,and Measure for Measure with the Old Globe/USD M.F.A. Program. He has appeared in Rock ‘n’ Roll, King Lear, Sun Monkey, The Glass Menagerie,and Hamlet (National Theater of Kosovo), Senior Carrar’s Rifles and Scapin’s Deceits (Professional Theater of Gjakova), Patriotic Hypermarket (Bitef Theater, Belgrade), Yue Madeline Yue (Multimedia Center, Kosovo, and Volkstheater, Vienna), and Hamlet (Children’s Theatre of Charlotte). He has performed in numerous theater festivals such as Festival Iberoamericano in Columbia, Mess Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ex-Ponto Festival in Slovenia, VIE Scena Contemporanea Festival in Italy,ASSITEJ Festival in Sweden, Dezire Festival in Serbia, Durban Theatre Festival in South Africa, Skupi Festin Macedonia, and SKENA UP Festival in Kosovo. He is the cofounder of Teatri Urban Theater Company in Prishtina, Kosovo. His film and television credits include Human Zoo, I Need You,and “Familja Moderne.”
PAUL KANDEL (Autolycus, Archidamus) has appeared on Broadway as King Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar, Uncle Ernie in The Who’s Tommy (Tony Award nomination), Ismay in Titanic, Jacob Marley in A Christmas Carol, and The Visit. Off Broadway he has been seen in Shockheaded Peter, Silence! The Musical and One Flea Spare (New York Shakespeare Festival, Obie Award for Best Play), La Divina Caricatura and Lucia’s Chapters of Coming Forth by Day (Mabou Mines), Earth and Sky (Second Stage Theatre), Twenty Fingers, Twenty Toes (WPA Theatre), Lucky Stiff (Playwrights Horizons), The Taming of the Shrew (Theatre for a New Audience), and Scrambled Feet and Nightclub Cantata (The Village Gate). His television credits include Sally Hemings: An American Scandal, “The Client,” Fool’s Fire, and “Law & Order,” and his film credits include Clopin in Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame and its sequel.
MAYA KAZAN (Perdita) is making her Globe debut in The Winter’s Tale. She was last seen in Noah Baumbach’s Frances Ha and can be seen this year on Steven Soderbergh’s new television series “The Knick” on Cinemax. Her upcoming projects also include two indie features: Blood Moon and Prism. Her theater credits include The Future Is Not What It Was (Walkerspace) and Pierre Corneille’s The Liar (The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey).
A.Z. KELSEY (Florizel) has appeared in the New York productions of Much Ado About Nothing (The Public Theater) and Dead Letter Office (HERE Arts Center). His regional credits include Shipwrecked! (Triad Stage), As Much As You Can (Celebration Theatre), Good Boys and True (The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center), The Automata Pieta (Magic Theatre), Time on Fire (Magic Theatre/Royal National Theatre), The Rose Tattoo (American Conservatory Theater), and The Tempest and Rose Mark’d Queen (Yale Summer Cabaret Shakespeare Festival).
MARK NELSON (Antigonus, Old Shepherd) has appeared in New York in Timon of Athens directed by Barry Edelstein (The Public Theater), My Name is Asher Lev,Steve Martin’s Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Obie Award), The Invention of Love (Lincoln Center Theater), After the Fall and Three Sisters (Roundabout Theatre Company), A Few Good Men andfour plays by Neil Simon. He performed in six countries with Sam Mendes’ company The Bridge Project. His other favorite credits include Shylock in The Merchant of Venice (The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Emery Battis Award), Vanya in Uncle Vanya directed by Bartlett Sher (Intiman Theatre), Matt in Talley’s Folly (Berkshire Theatre Festival), and two one-man shows: Underneath the Lintel (Long Wharf Theatre) and I Am My Own Wife (Cleveland Play House/George Street Playhouse). His television credits include “Unforgettable,” “Law & Order,” “Criminal Intent,” and “Spin City.”
ALBERT PARK (Ensemble) most recently he played multiple roles in An Evening of Community Voices at The Old Globe and was directed by Christopher Ashley in The Car Plays at La Jolla Playhouse. His other featured roles include Sopoan in Extraordinary Chambers and HYH in Yellow Face (Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company), Roy in The Odd Couple and Bellhop in Lend Me a Tenor (North Coast Repertory Theatre), Gabe in A Man, his Wife, and his Hat (MOXIE Theatre), Tieng-Bin in Golden Child (Chinese Pirate Productions), and Chi-Yang in Flower Drum Song and Lefty in BFE (San Diego Asian American Repertory Theater).
NATACHA ROI (Hermione) was last seen on stage at Geffen Playhouse as Marie Curie and Marguerite Borel in Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie and as Mara in Extraordinary Chambers. Some of her other theater credits include Juno in Hercules (Not Man Apart), Aphra Behn in Or, (Magic Theatre), and Emilie, The Real Thing, and Vesuvius (South Coast Repertory). Her Broadway credits include Sixteen Wounded, Closer,and Wait Until Dark. Roi has also performed many more productions Off Broadway and in regional theaters across the country. Her television credits include “The Young and the Restless,” “Castle,” “The Beast,” “Journeyman,” “ER,” “Bones,” “The Unit,” “Without a Trace,” “Hack,” “Ed,” “Law & Order,” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” to name a few.
ROBBIE SIMPSON (Dion, Ensemble) was recently seen in The Old Globe’s 2013 Shakespeare Festival productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, the latter two directed by Adrian Noble. His other Globe credits include Freddy Eynsford Hill in the 100th anniversary production of Pygmalion directed by 2013 Tony Award nominee Nicholas Martin. Simpson’s Old Globe/USD M.F.A. Program credits include Benedick in Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure. His U.K. and New York credits include Orlando in As You Like It (Shakespeare’s Globe), A Class Act directed by Bob Moss (Playwrights Horizons), and Hanschen in Spring Awakening (Roy Arias). Simpson’s selected regional credits include A Class Act (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Rent and Almost, Maine (Papermill Theatre), The Sisters Rosensweig and The House of Blue Leaves (New Century Theatre), and Miss Saigon, Inherit the Wind, The Sunshine Boys,and Lost in Yonkers (The Majestic Theatre). He has appeared on television in NBC’s “30 Rock,” “Smash,” and Syfy’s “Can You Survive a Horror Movie?”
BRENDAN SPIETH (Clown) has previously appeared in American River (Lesser America), Common Hall Village 20: an OZET Performance (Ontological-Hysteric Theater), and The Aliens (Weston Playhouse). His creative team projects include Balm in Gilead (with Brian Mertes, Alex Harvey, and Beau Willimon) and The Humans are in Trouble (New York University Graduate Theatre). He is the co-creator of Those Lost Boys: 10 Year Reunion and a company member of Lesser America.
PAUL MICHAEL VALLEY (Polixenes) has appeared on and Off Broadway in Talley’s Folly, 1776, Hurrah at Last, Arms and the Man, Silence! The Musical, and Any Given Monday. Regionally, he has worked at Goodspeed Musicals, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Denver Center Theatre Company, Cleveland Play House, and, 11 years ago, at The Old Globe in Beyond Therapy. Valley’s television credits include“Elementary,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Third Watch,” “Ed,” “Guiding Light,” “One Life to Live,” and “Another World.”
CORNELL WOMACK (Camillo) is making his debut at the Globe. His Broadway credits include On Golden Pond with James Earl Jones and Talk Radio. He has appeared Off Broadway in Yellowman, Thunder Knocking at the Door, The Merchant of Venice, and The Odyssey. On television he is best known for his role as Ritchie on the FX series “Rescue Me,” as well as numerous guest appearances on shows including “The Newsroom, “Body of Proof,” “Criminal Minds,” “Medium,” “Boston Legal,” “CSI: Miami,” “Numb3rs,” “Law & Order,” “Warehouse 13,” “The Black Donnellys, and even “Hannah Montana.” He has appeared in the films Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, State of Play, and The Happening. Among his voiceover acting credits, he has narrated the series “Skeleton Stories,” “Find Our Missing,” and most currently “Gangsters: America’s Most Wanted.”
PATRICK ZELLER (Jailer, Ensemble) previously appeared at the Globe in Richard Greenberg’s The American Plan in 2008, as well as in the Old Globe/USD M.F.A. production of Much Ado About Nothing. Zeller’s classical theater credits include The Mysteries (Shakespeare & Company), The Comedy of Errors (New York Classical Theatre), Edward II (Pet Brick Productions), Hamlet (Maine Shakespeare Festival), and Romeo and Juliet and Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Now! Theatre Company). Zeller has appeared on “Law & Order,” “Medium,” “All My Children,” “One Life to Live,” and “The Young and the Restless.” He also co-starred in the award-winning feature film Virgin Alexander. His other film credits include No Reservations, End of the Spear, and A Totally Minor Motion Picture.
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THE WINTER’S TALE
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Barry Edelstein
RUNS: Feb. 8 – March 16, 2014
Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage
Old Globe Theatre
Conrad Prebys Theatre Center
TICKETS: Ticket prices start at $29.
SYNOPSIS: Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his Old Globe directorial debut with The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s most enchanting masterpiece, which sweeps breathtakingly from tragedy to comedy before it reaches its stunning, magical conclusion.
CREATIVE TEAM: Barry Edelstein (Director), Wilson Chin (Scenic Design), Judith Dolan (Costume Design), Russell H. Champa (Lighting Design), Fitz Patton (Sound Design), Michael Torke (Original Music), Taylor Peckham (Music Director), Bryan Byrnes (Fight Director), Jan Gist (Voice and Dialect Coach), Caparelliotis Casting (Casting), and Anjee Nero (Stage Manager).
CAST: Erin Elizabeth Adams (Dorcas), Jordi Bertran (Mamillius), Meaghan Boeing (Emilia), Lindsay Brill (Mopsa), Billy Campbell (Leontes), Angel Desai (Paulina), Jamal Douglas (Mariner), Kushtrim Hoxha (Cleomenes), Paul Kandel (Autolycus, Archidamus), Maya Kazan (Perdita), A.Z. Kelsey (Florizel), Mark Nelson (Antigonus, Old Shepherd), Natacha Roi (Hermione), Robbie Simpson (Dion), Brendan Spieth (Clown), Paul Michael Valley (Polixenes), Cornell Womack (Camillo), Patrick Zeller (Jailer), and Nadia Guevara and Albert Park (Ensemble).
Feb 8 SAT 8pm
Feb 9 SUN 7pm
Feb 11 TUE 7pm
Feb 12 WED 7pm
OPENING NIGHT: Feb 13 THU 8pm
Feb 14 FRI 8pm
Feb 15 SAT 2pm
Feb 15 SAT 8pm
Feb 16 SUN 2pm
Feb 16 SUN 7pm
Feb 18 TUE 7pm (Post-Show Forum)
Feb 19 WED 7pm
Feb 20 THU 8pm
Feb 21 FRI 8pm
Feb 22 SAT 2pm
Feb 22 SAT 8pm
Feb 23 SUN 2pm
Feb 23 SUN 7pm
Feb 25 TUE 7pm (Post-Show Forum)
Feb 26 WED 7pm (Subject Matters)
Feb 27 THU 8pm
Feb 28 FRI 8pm
Mar 1 SAT 2pm
Mar 1 SAT 8pm
Mar 2 SUN 2pm
Mar 2 SUN 7pm
Mar 4 TUE 7pm
Mar 5 WED 2pm (Post-Show Forum)
Mar 5 WED 7pm
Mar 6 THU 8pm
Mar 7 FRI 8pm
Mar 8 SAT 8pm
Mar 9 SUN 2pm
Mar 9 SUN 7pm
Mar 11 TUE 7pm
Mar 12 WED 7pm
Mar 13 THU 8pm
Mar 14 FRI 8pm
Mar 15 SAT 2pm
Mar 15 SAT 8pm
Mar 16 SUN 2pm
Mar 16 SUN 7pm
BOX OFFICE WINDOW HOURS: Noon to final curtain Tuesday through Sunday. American Express, Discover, MasterCard and VISA accepted. (619) 23-GLOBE [234-5623].
LOCATION: The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. Free parking is available throughout the park. Valet parking is also available ($10).
Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:00 p.m.
Seminar series features a panel of artists from the current show. Reception at 6:30 p.m. FREE
Tuesdays, Feb. 18 and 25 and Wednesday, March 5
Discuss the play with members of the cast following the performance. FREE
Wednesday, Feb. 26
Explore ideas in the show through illuminating post-show discussions with local experts. FREE
Susan Chicoine (619) 238-0043 x2352 schicoine@TheOldGlobe.org
Mike Hausberg (619) 238-0043 x2355 mhausberg@TheOldGlobe.org