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Pericles

Synopsis
Video recording of an all-female production of Pericles performed by Woman’s Will with Susan-Jane Harrison in the title role.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
14 Jul 2002
Duration
118 mins

Credits

Director
Erin Merritt
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Rocky Heck
Costume
Greeta Ahart
Cast
Susan-Jane HarrisonPericles, Prince of Tyre
Poh Gaik TehGower
Lizzie CalogeroThaisa
Juliet TannerMarina
Christine OderaSimonides, King of Pentapolis
Jaxy BoydPirate
Jaxy BoydFisherman
Rami MargronLysimachus
Robin SteevesAntiochus
Robin SteevesCleon

Additional Details

Theatre
John Hinkel Park, Berkeley, CA
Theatre company
Woman’s Will
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); sign languages; All-female casts; American sign language

Notes

Notes
The Chorus is performed in American Sign Language while other actors speak for the hearing audience.
Reviews
A selection of reviews available at http://www.womanswill.org/production/pericles (accessed 4/2009),

Archive

Name

Museum of Performance & Design

Email
reference@mpdsf.org
Web
http://www.mpdsf.org External site opens in new window
Phone
415 755 4800 ext 818
Address
Veterans Building, 4th Floor
401 Van Ness Avenue 402
San Francisco
CA 94102
United States

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