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Lone Star Love, Or, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Texas

Synopsis
Musical version of Shakespeare’s play The Merry Wives of Windsor set in Texas in the 1860s. Conceived and adapted by John L. Haber, music and lyrics by John Herrick. Directed for the stage by Michael Bogdanov, and for Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT) by Patrick Hoffman.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
3 Feb 2005
Duration
135 mins

Credits

Director
Michael Bogdanov
Writer
Jack Herrick; John L. Haber
Music
Jack Herrick
Production Design
Derek McLane
Costume
Jane Greenwood
Choreographer
Randy Skinner
Contributor
Patrick Hoffman
Cast
Jay O. SandersSir John Falstaff
Stacia FernandezMistress Margaret Page
Harriett D. FoyMistress Quickly
Joseph MahowaldFrank Ford
Abraham WilliamsAbraham Slender
Chris FrankBardolph
Clarke ThorellFenton
Clay BucknerNim
Dan SharkeyGeorge Page
Drew McVetyDoctor Caius
Gary BristolHost of the Garter Inn
Jack HerrickPistol
Julie TolivarAnne Page
Nick SullivanSheriff Bob Shallow (Robert Shallow)
Red Clay Ramblers 
Shane BraddockJohn Rugby

Additional Details

Theatre
John Houseman Theatre, New York, NY
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Historical period
19th Century
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); westerns

Notes

Notes
A CD of songs from the show is available from online retailers.
History
The production ran December 08, 2004 - February 6, 2005
Reviews
Isherwood, Charles. ‘Shakespeare Doesn’t Need All That There Fancy Talk’ New York Times (December 9 2004).

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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