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Much Ado About Nothing

Synopsis
Video recording of Timothy Douglas’ 2009 production of Much Ado About Nothing with Howard W. Overshown as Benedick and Rachel Leslie as Beatrice. Videotaped for WAPAVA by George Karseboom.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
22 Nov 2009
Duration
165 (incl. interval)

Credits

Director
Timothy Douglas
Cinematographer
George Karseboom
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Tony Cisek
Costume
Helen Q. Huang
Cast
Rachel LeslieBeatrice
Howard W. OvershownBenedick
Alexis CaminsClaudio
Tony NamDon Pedro
Alex PerezDogberry
Aakhu TuahNera FreemanUrsula
Billy FinnFriar Francis
Dionne AudainBorachio
Doug BrownLeonato
Fatima QuanderMargaret
Joel David SantnerDon John
Matt MacNellyVerges
Roxi VictorianHero

Additional Details

Theatre
Elizabethan Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Library
Theatre company
Folger Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Much Ado About Nothing
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Black actors

Notes

History
Produced at the Folger Elizabethan Theatre, Washington, DC, 21 October-29 November 2009.
Stills
Set inspired by the Washington DC Caribbean carnival during which the action of the production takes place.
Textual information
Dramaturg is Michele Osherow

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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