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Merry Wives of Windsor, The

Alternative title
Heri Wanawake Wa Windsor
Synopsis
Video recording of The Merry Wives of Windsor staged at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre as part of the Globe to Globe season. A co-production performed by Bitter Pill & Theatre Company Kenya from Nairobi and spoken in Swahili. Mrisho Mpoto is Falstaff.
Language
Swahili
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
Apr 2012

Credits

Director
Daniel Goldman; Sarah Norman
Writer
William Shakespeare
Cast
Mrisho MpotoSir John Falstaff
Chici SeiiMistress Margaret Page
Lydiah GitachuMistress Alice Ford
Joshua OgatuMistress Quickly
James GathituFrank Ford
Neville SanganyiAbraham Slender
Neville SanganyiFenton
Sharon NanjosAnne Page

Additional Details

Theatre
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre
Theatre company
Bitter Pill & Theatre Company Kenya
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Complete Works; Gender reversal; Globe to Globe season; World Shakespeare Festival 2012

Notes

History
First staged at the Harare International Festival of Arts in Zimbawe. Performed at the Globe April 25 and 26, 2012.

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare’s Globe

Contact
Librarian
Email
library@shakespearesglobe.com
Web
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 7902 1433
Fax
+44 (0) 7902 1401
Address
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London
SE1 9DT

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