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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
A video recording Peter Moss’ production of Much Ado About Nothing for the 1987 Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare’s Festival. Richard Monette is Benedick and Tandy Cronyn is Beatrice.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
7 Aug 1987
Duration
150 mins

Credits

Director
Peter Moss
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Christina Poddubiuk
Contributor
Louis Applebaum
Cast
Tandy CronynBeatrice
Richard MonetteBenedick
Keith ThomasClaudio
Eric HouseDogberry
Brent CarverDon John
Brian TreeVerges
Eric McCormackBalthasar
Hazel DesbaratasUrsula
Lorne KennedyConrade
Maurice GoodFriar Francis
Richard CurnockAntonio
Sheila McCarthyMargaret
William HuttLeonato

Additional Details

Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production was televised by CBC on 20 March 1988, directed by Herb Roland, and is catalogued separately.
Reviews
Watermeier, Daniel J. Shakespeare Quarterly 39 (1988): 226-32 (in review article)

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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