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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Video recording using a single camera of a performance of Much Ado About Nothing directed by Declan Donnellan. Matthew Macfadyen is Benedict and Saskia Reeves is Beatrice.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
4 Apr 1998
Duration
140 mins

Credits

Production Design
Nick Ormerod
Cast
Saskia ReevesBeatrice
Matthew MacfadyenBenedick
Bohdan PorajClaudio
Stephen ManganDon Pedro
Derek HutchinsonDogberry
Ann FirbankUrsula
Justin SalingerBorachio
Paul GoodwinDon John
Raad RawiLeonato
Sam BeazleyVerges
Sarita ChoudhuryHero
Zoe AldrichMargaret
Zoe AldrichSexton

Additional Details

Theatre
Majestic Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Theatre company
Cheek By Jowl
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Edwardian
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multicultural casting

Notes

Notes
The production was also videotaped by the National Video Archive of Performance on 30 June 1998 and is catalogued separately.

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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