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Pericles

Synopsis
Video recording of Richard Ouzounian’s 1986 production of Pericles for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival with Geraint Wyn Davies in the title role.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
23 May 1986

Credits

Director
Richard Ouzounian
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Charles Gray (2); John Gray (2)
Production Design
Patrick Clark
Cast
Geraint Wyn DaviesPericles, Prince of Tyre
Renee RogersGower
Goldie SempleThaisa
Kim HorsmanMarina
Caroline YeagerDionyza
Jeremy WilkinCleon
John BourgeoisLeonine
John InnesHelicanus
Joseph ZieglerLysimachus
Leslie ToyDiana
Maria VacratsisBawd
Martha BurnsLychorida
Maurice GoodCerimon
Nicholas PennellBoult
Nicholas PennellAntiochus
Shane KellyPhilemon
Stephen RussellThaliard
Tanya RichDaughter of Antiochus
William NeedlesPander
William NeedlesSimonides, King of Pentapolis
William SamplesEscanes

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
Gower was Renee Rogers, a West Indian singer who sang the lines as lyrics from rock to a gospel shout ‘virtue crowned with joy at last’.
History
The production ran in repertory 23 May-15 October 1986
Textual information
Some additions to the text used the then unpublished Oxford Complete Works.
Reviews
Warren, Roger, Shakespeare Survey 40 (1988): 155-68 (in review-article). Weil, Herbert S., Jr. Shakespeare Quarterly 38 (1987): 227-40 (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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