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Two Gentlemen of Verona

Synopsis
A video recording of the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s 2001 production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona directed by Douglas C. Wager and videotaped for WAPAVA by James J. Taylor. Paul Whitthorne is Proteus and Gregory Wooddell is Valentine.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
5 May 2001
Duration
170 (inc.interval)

Credits

Director
Douglas C. Wager
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Joe Romano
Production Design
Zack Brown
Costume
Zack Brown
Contributor
James J. Taylor
Cast
Gregory WooddellValentine
Paul WhitthorneProteus
Louise ZachrySilvia
Julia DionJulia
Floyd KingLaunce
Andrew LongThurio
Bill HamlinEglamour
David SabinAntonio
Donald CorrenSpeed
Emery BattisPanthino
John LongOutlaw
Naomi JacobsonLucetta
Peter J. MendezOutlaw
Rahmein MustafaviOutlaw
Ralph CoshamDuke of Milan
SydneyCrab

Additional Details

Theatre
Lansburgh, Washington, DC
Theatre company
Shakespeare Theatre Company
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
1950s
Plays
Two Gentlemen of Verona, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The production ran 27 March-20 May 2001
Stills
Wager sets the play in Verona Beach, New Jersey, and Milan, Italy in the 1950s. Verona Beachers bop to Bill Haley and the Comets and croon with Connie Francis.
Reviews
Lipstein, Freddi. Shakespeare Bulletin 19, no. 4 (2001). An interview with Sydney speaking on his role as Crab can be found at http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/plays/articles.aspx?&id=424 (accessed 11/2007).

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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