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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
A video recording of the Hartford Stage/Shakespeare Theatre Company co-production of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Mark Lamos. Karen Ziemba is Beatrice and Dan Snook is Benedick. Videotaped for WAPAVA by James J. Taylor.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Jan 2003
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Mark Lamos
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
John Gromada
Production Design
Riccardo Hernandez
Costume
Catherine Zuber
Choreographer
Sean Curran
Contributor
James J. Taylor
Cast
Karen ZiembaBeatrice
Dan SnookBenedick
Florence Barrett FoaClaudio
Peter RiniDon Pedro
Richard ZimanDogberry
Allan CareSexton
Celia MadeoyUrsula
Daniel StowellWatchman (1)
Edward C. OwensFriar Francis
Edwin C. OwensVerges
Glenn FleshlerDon John
Jordan SimmonsMargaret
Kathleen EarlyHero
Keegan DolanBoy serving Benedick
Marsh HansonWatchman (2)
Marsh HansonBalthasar
Michael PolakBorachio
Michael SantoLeonato
Michael TisdaleConrade
Michael TisdaleMessenger
Ralph CoshamAntonio

Additional Details

Theatre
Lansburgh, Washington, DC
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Historical period
1920s
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The production is set in England in the 1920s.
History
Produced by the Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT, 5 September-6 October 2002; and by the Shakespeare Theatre at the Lansburgh, Washington, DC, 5 November 2002-5 January 2003.
Textual information
Dramaturg is Milla Cozart Riggio.
Reviews
Lipstein, Freddi. Shakespeare Bulletin 21, no. 2 (2003).

Archive

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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