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Two Gentlemen of Verona, The

Synopsis
Video recording of the Shakespeare GlobeTheatre’s modern-dress production of the play directed by Jack Shepherd.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
24 Jan 1997
Duration
170 mins

Credits

Director
Jack Shepherd
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Claire van Kampen
Production Design
Jenny Tiramani
Costume
Susan Coates
Cast
Lenny JamesValentine
Mark RylanceProteus
Anastasia HilleSilvia
Stephanie Roth HaberleJulia
Jim BywaterLaunce
Aicha KossokoLucetta
Ben WaldenSpeed
George InnesAntonio
George InnesThurio
Graham BrownPanthino
Graham BrownEglamour
Matthew ScurfieldDuke of Milan
Steven AlveyHost

Additional Details

Theatre
New Victory Theatre, New York City
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1990s
Plays
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
First staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Bankside 21 August-15 September 1996. Several video recordings of the play, using three cameras, made during that London season may be viewed by scholars at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Reviews
Robert Smallwood, Shakespeare Survey 50 (1997), pp 201-24 (esp.201-3); Ben Brantley, New York Times (13 January 1997, B1,B6).

Production Company

Name

Parker Hodges Productions

Address
USA
Notes
A production company making the video recordings of stage productions for the Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT), New York

Archive

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT
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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