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Program: The Comedy of Errors


present

THE PLAY ON FESTIVAL

at Classic Stage Company’s Lynn F Angelson Theater

The Comedy of Errors

by William Shakespeare
In a modern verse translation
by Christina Anderson

Directed by: Devin Brain

Dramaturg: Martine Kei Green-Rogers

Stage Manager: Jakob W. Plummer

Assistant Stage Manager: Alex Kesner

Casting: Ada Karamanyan

Sound Design and Original Music by: Matt Callahan

Cast

Sandra Caldwell
Gaoler, Luce, Aemelia

Kat Griffin
Dromio of Syracuse

Lisa Kitchens
Luciana, 2nd Merchant

Pooya Mohseni
Adriana

Jackson Moran
Dromio of Ephesus, Servant

Genesis Oliver
Antiopholus of Ephesus

Ben Quinn
Aegeon, Angelo, Pinch

Sathya Sridharan
Duke Solinus, Officer

Zenzi Williams
Antipholus of Syracuse

Kim Wong
Courtezan, 1st Merchant, Balthazar

This reading will run 100 minutes with no intermission.

A short talkback with members of the creative team will take place immediately following the reading.

Originally commissioned by Oregon Shakespeare Festival as part of Play on! 36 playwrights translate Shakespeare.


The Play On Festival is supported by a generous grant from the Hitz Foundation.

 

All performers in this production are members of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The use of any recording device, either audio or video, and the taking of photographs, either with or without flash, is strictly prohibited. Please turn off all electronic devices such as cellular phones, beepers, and watches. The use of cellular phones in the theater is prohibited by New York City law.

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Creative Team

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Christina Anderson

Playwright, Comedy of Errors

Christina Anderson’s plays include The Ripple The Wave That Carried...

Christina Anderson’s plays include The Ripple The Wave That Carried Me Home, How to Catch Creation, pen/man/ship, The Ashes Under Gait City, Man in Love, Blacktop Sky, Hollow Roots, and Drip. Her work has appeared at The Public Theatre, Yale Repertory Theatre, Penumbra Theatre Company, Playwrights Horizons, and other theaters in the United States and Canada. Awards and honors: Inaugural Harper Lee Award for Playwriting, two PONY nominations, three Susan Smith Blackburn nominations, and Woursell Prize Finalist. Christina obtained her B.A. from Brown University and an M.F.A. from the Yale School of Drama’s Playwriting Program. She’s a resident playwright at New Dramatists, Epic Theatre Ensemble, and a DNAWORKS Ensemble member. Currently, she’s an Assistant Professor of Playwriting at SUNY Purchase.

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Martine Kei Green-Rogers

Dramaturg, Comedy of Errors, Coriolanus, Henry VI Pt. 1, Two Noble Kinsmen

MARTINE KEI GREEN-ROGERS is an Assistant...

MARTINE KEI GREEN-ROGERS is an Assistant Professor at SUNY: New Paltz, a freelance dramaturg, and the President of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.

Her dramaturgical credits include: The Greatest with the Louisville Orchestra, Fences and One Man, Two Guvnors at Pioneer Theatre Company; Clearing Bombs and Nothing Personal at Plan-B Theatre; the Classical Theatre Company’s productions of Uncle Vanya, Antigone, Candida, Ghosts, Tartuffe, and Shylock, The Jew of Venice; Sweat at the Goodman; productions of Radio Golf, Five Guys Named Moe, Blues for An Alabama Sky, Gem of the Ocean, Waiting for Godot, Iphigenia at Aulis, Seven GuitarsThe Mountaintop, Home, and Porgy and Bess at the Court Theatre; The Clean House at CATCO; Hairspray, The Book of Will, Shakespeare in Love, UniSon, Hannah and the Dread Gazebo, Comedy of ErrorsTo Kill A Mockingbird, The African Company Presents Richard III, A Midsummer Night’s Dream; and Fences at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival; 10 Perfect and The Curious Walk of the Salamander as part of the 2006 and 2007 Madison Repertory Theatre’s New Play Festival; and A Thousand Words as part of the 2008 WI Wrights New Play Festival.

She also works with the Great Plains Theatre Conference and is affiliated with NNPN.

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Devin Brain

Director

Devin is a Brooklyn based director, adapter, and educator with an interest...

Devin is a Brooklyn based director, adapter, and educator with an interest in unique theatrical experiences that fuse the classical and the contemporary. He holds an MFA in Directing from the Yale School of Drama and is currently the Associate Artistic Director of The Acting Company as well as the Producing Artistic Director for OSR Performance Ensemble. Recent credits include: Hamlet for Hudson Valley Shakespeare, Commedia Dell’Artichoke for Frances Black Productions, Exposure for Next In Line productions, as well as national tours of Othello, Macbeth and Julius Caesar for The Acting Company. www.devinbrain.com

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William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Playwright

Plays: All’s Well That Ends Well; Antony and Cleopatra;...

Plays: All’s Well That Ends Well; Antony and Cleopatra; As You Like It; The Comedy of Errors; Coriolanus; Cymbeline; Edward III; Hamlet; Henry IV, Parts One and Two; Henry V; Henry VI, Parts One, Two and Three; Henry VIII; Julius Caesar; King John; King Lear; Love’s Labor’s Lost; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; The Merchant of Venice; The Merry Wives of Windsor; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Much Ado about Nothing; Othello; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo and Juliet; The Taming of the Shrew; The Tempest; Timon of Athens; Titus Andronicus; Troilus and Cressida; Twelfth Night; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; The Two Noble Kinsmen; The Winter’s Tale.

Poems: “Venus and Adonis,” “The Rape of Lucrece,” “The Phoenix and the Turtle,” Sonnets (154).

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Company

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Sandra Caldwell

Sandra Caldwell’s acting career extends throughout the worlds of theater...

Sandra Caldwell’s acting career extends throughout the worlds of theater film and television. Theater credits include, Straight White Men, (Florida Studio Theater) Charm ( MCC Theater) Ragtime (live Inc Productions) Coming Through Slaughter (Necessary Angel). Nominated for a Dora Award, the Canadian Tony, for her work in Sophisticated Ladies (Sterling Productions, Toronto).Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story original Broadway cast, (Schubert Theater). Television credits include, The Book of Negroes (miniseries, lead); 19-2 (recurring); Soul Food (recurring) Little Men (series regular) and guest starring roles in Law & Order: SVU and Rookie Blue. Movie Credits including Good Fences with Whoopie Goldberg. Disney’s The Cheetah Girls, Murder at 1600; Shall We Dance, and featured in Maya Angelou’s directorial debut, Down in the Delta. Full list of credit available on IMBD. sandracaldwell.com

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Kat Griffin

Kat is an NYC based Actor/Singer/Photographer. They are a Nonbinary &...

Kat is an NYC based Actor/Singer/Photographer. They are a Nonbinary & Queer advocate for representation of marginalized voices on stage in Theatre. Kat has performed in numerous cabarets & concerts in NYC at venues including but not limited to 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, & Birdland Jazz. Recent credits include Madeline True (Lippa’s THE WILD PARTY/BAR New Haven) & Benjamin Tallmadge (AGENT 355/Musical Theatre Factory).
Kat is currently saving for gender confirmation Top Surgery- check out the link in their Instagram bio to help! @Kat_Griffin_  www.katgriffin-actor.com/
Pronouns: They/She/He

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Alex Kesner

Assistant Stage Manager

Selected credits include: Owen Wingrave (PSM- little opera theatre of New...

Selected credits include: Owen Wingrave (PSM- little opera theatre of New York), A Funny Thing Happened on The Way to The Forum (ASM- Gulfshore Playhouse), Million Dollar Quartet (ASM- Weston Playhouse), Gypsy (ASM- Riverside Theatre), Mamma Mia (ASM- Riverside Theatre), Once (SM intern- Weston Playhouse), Buyer & Cellar (SM intern- Weston Playhouse)

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Lisa Kitchens

Lisa is an actor, teacher and creator. Off-Broadway: Everything You Touch...

Lisa is an actor, teacher and creator. Off-Broadway: Everything You Touch (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater/The Cherry Lane). Regional: Radiunt Abundant, Actions and Objectives (Triad Stage); Napoli!, Major Barbara, A Christmas Carol (American Conservatory Theater); Henry IV Part II, Man in the Iron Mask (Shakespeare Santa Cruz); The House of Bernarda Alba (Moscow Art Theater). Other credits include: Go Get the Axe (FIG Productions), The Bellagio Fountain Has Been Known to Make Me Cry (Concrete Temple/HERE Arts Center); Raft (59E59/Edinburgh International Fringe Festival); and many more. Lisa is an ensemble member with Spellbound Theatre, a theatre company for The Very Young, where she teaches and performs. She was a 2018 recipient of the Voices of the Wilderness Artist Residency through the US Forest Service in Alaska and is a 2020 artist recipient of The Arctic Circle Residency in Svalbard, Norway. She creates original work for young audiences as well as grownup audiences. Education: MFA, The American Conservatory Theater; BFA, The University of Evansville. www.lisakitchens.com/ GFW
Pronouns: she/her/hers

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Pooya Mohseni

Pooya Mohseni is an Iranian-American actor, writer, filmmaker and Trans activist....

Pooya Mohseni is an Iranian-American actor, writer, filmmaker and Trans activist. A New York trained actor, Pooya’s active on stage and her latest appearances include an award winning one woman show, titled “”One Woman””, in United Solo Festival at The Theatre Row, written by Cecilia Copeland & directed by Joan Kane, “”Galatea”” by MJ Kaufaman , directed by Mo Zhou for the WP Pipeline festival, “”The Good Muslim”” by Zakiyyah Alexander, directed by William Carden at Ensemble Studio Theatre and Baltimore Center Stage’s “The White Snake”, directed by Natsu Onoda Power.
Her most recent TV role is a recurring guest star on the new crime drama “”Big Dogs”” produced by Choice Films & Theatricals, directed by Mathew Penn and Tony Glazer, to be released in 2019. Her other TV appearances include a recurring role in the first season of the “”Falling Water””(USA) and the first season of “”Madam Secretary””(CBS).
She’s also in the process of producing and starring in a short film she co-wrote “”Transit: A New York City Fairytale””, about a love affair between a trans woman and a man she meets on the subway,to be released in 2020. Pooya is represented by Headline Talent Agency
Follow @Pooyaland on Instagram www.pooyaland.com
Pronouns: she/her/hers

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Jackson Moran

Theater: Wit (Triad Stage); Parfumerié, opposite Richard Schiff (Wallis...

Theater: Wit (Triad Stage); Parfumerié, opposite Richard Schiff (Wallis Annenberg Center, LA); The Tempest, Comedy of Errors, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Noises Off, Grapes of Wrath (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey). Tours: October in the Chair (Amsterdam Fringe), Romeo & Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Live!). TV: The Deuce (HBO). Training: MFA, Yale School of Drama. www.jackson-moran.com

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Genesis Oliver

Genesis Oliver Broadway: Angels In America. Off-Bway: Empathitrax, How To...

Genesis Oliver Broadway: Angels In America. Off-Bway: Empathitrax, How To Live On Earth (Colt
Coeur); Primal Play (New Georges). Regional: We Are Proud To Present…(Playmaker’s
Rep), One Night In Miami…(Baltimore CS) & various others. TV: LITTLE AMERICA,
NOS4A2 Commercials: KIA, AT&T, CITI BANK & various others.
National Theatre Conservatory (MFA)

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Jakob W. Plummer

Stage Manager

Foremost, Jakob is a core member of Fair Wage Onstage (fairwageonstage.org)...

Foremost, Jakob is a core member of Fair Wage Onstage (fairwageonstage.org) and an über-proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. His credits include – Broadway: Oslo (Tony Award Best Play), Sunday in the Park with George, A View from the Bridge (Tony Award Best Revival of a Play), The Crucible, Pretty Woman. Other credits include productions with The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Juilliard School of Music, A.R.T., The GRAMMY Awards, The U.S. Open, TEDTalks, The Actors’ Fund, Encores!, The Junior Theatre Festival, Heartbeat Opera, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Playhouse Square, Cain Park, The World Science Festival, and Civic Entertainment.

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Ben Quinn

Ben Quinn is an NYC-based actor and multi-instrumentalist, originally from...

Ben Quinn is an NYC-based actor and multi-instrumentalist, originally from Cincinnati, OH. After completing his undergraduate theater training at the University of Evansville, he received his M.F.A from the American Conservatory Theater. He was nominated for Best Actor at the Planet Connections Festival Awards for the roles of Paul in ‘Rusalka’ and Mack in ‘Close Your Eyes and Sleep’ last summer. Aside from acting, he plays mandolin and guitar in his americana band The Good Morning Nags, who released their first full length album, “Hard Hope”, this past December. www.benquinn.net

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Sathya Sridharan

Sathya Sridharan is actor and writer from St. Louis, MO. Off- Broadway: India...

Sathya Sridharan is actor and writer from St. Louis, MO. Off- Broadway: India Pale Ale (MTC), An Ordinary Muslim (NYTW), Two Mile Hollow (WP Theater), The Winter’s Tale (The Public Shakespeare Mobile Unit), Hamlet (Sheen Center), This Is It How It Ends (59E59 Summer Shorts). NY Theater: Ultimate Beauty Bible (Page 73), Frontieres Sans Frontieres (Bushwick Starr), Mechanics of Love (ToByFor Productions). Regional: Our Town (Portland Center Stage), Hapgood (Williamstown Theatre Festival), The Philadelphia Story, As You Like It (Chautauqua Theatre Company). Film: Premise, All The Little Things We Kill, Bikini Moon, Dastaar (SXSW, IndyFest), Tourists (Nantucket, CAAM, NJFF), Open Roads (Nantucket). Television: “Succession”, “Night Time”, ”Elementary”, “The Tick”, “Blindspot”, “The Blacklist”, “Madam Secretary”, and “Younger”. Sathya was a 2013 Princess Grace Award Winner (Grace Le Vine). MFA: NYU

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Zenzi Williams

Zenzi Williams is excited to be joining the Play On! Shakespeare Festival...

Zenzi Williams is excited to be joining the Play On! Shakespeare Festival this year! New York Theater credits: Lockdown (Rattlestick), School Girls (MCC Theater), Title role in Mobile Unit of Henry V (The Public), The Crucible (Broadway), The Homecoming Queen (Atlantic Theater Company), Mother Courage and Her Children (Classic Stage Company). Other theater: Imogen Says Nothing (Yale Repertory Theatre). Television credits include Chicago Fire, Blue Bloods, The Good Fight, The Defenders, Daredevil. Film: Black Panther, The Mess He Made. Williams studied at the British American Dramatic Academy and has a BA from Temple University and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.

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Kim Wong

Kim Wong has performed in over 30 productions of Shakespeare plays in her...

Kim Wong has performed in over 30 productions of Shakespeare plays in her lifetime, playing 66 roles in 18 of the plays in the cannon. Highlights include: Henry V (The Public); Henry VI (NAATCO – Drama Desk nomination); King Lear (Guthrie); Hamlet (St. Louis Rep); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Folger); All’s Well That Ends Well (Triad Stage); Much Ado About Nothing (Barrington); Romeo and Juliet (PSF Tour). Other Off-Broadway credits include: The Hard Problem (Lincoln Center); Promising (InProximity); A Man For All Seasons (AMFAS); Red Flamboyant (Firebone). TV/Film: “Night Time” (CW); “The Deuce” (HBO); “Wizard of Lies” (HBO); “Blue Bloods” (CBS); “Deception” (NBC). Co-Founder/Artistic Director of Accidental Shakespeare Company, 2010-14. BFA: NYU.
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Ada Karamanyan

Casting

Ada Karamanyan is a casting director based out of New York, NY. She currently...

Ada Karamanyan is a casting director based out of New York, NY. She currently serves as the casting associate for the off-broadway theater organization The Playwrights Realm, and as a producing artistic leader for the year-round fellowship program Trans Lab, co-created and produced by MJ Kaufman and Kit Yan. Recent affiliations include casting for Baltimore Center Stage, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Arizona Theatre Co., New York Musical Festival, and ACT – A Contemporary Theatre. In addition, she served as the casting fellow at New York Theater Workshop during their inaugural 2050 administrative fellowship program.
Pronouns: she/her or they/them

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Lue Morgan Douthit

Executive Director / Dramaturg, Timon of Athens

During her 25 years at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Douthit oversaw a...

During her 25 years at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Douthit oversaw a full service literary department as Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy. Play on! began in 2012 as a pilot program under her supervision. She was the Production Dramaturg for more than 50 productions, including 15 world premieres including: Hannah and the Dread Gazebo; Head Over Heels; Family Album; The Unfortunates; Throne of Blood;  and Equivocation.. She has also worked on over two dozen Shakespeare productions. She is the co-adapter of a six-actor Macbeth and seven-actor Measure for Measure, which were both produced at OSF and elsewhere. She was the co-producer of the Black Swan Lab in 2009, going on to produce the lab from 2010 to 2016. Douthit is the recipient of the 1999 Literary Manager & Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Prize in Dramaturgy: The Elliott Hayes Award. She received a PhD at the University of Washington, an MFA from Trinity University, and an MA from University of Arizona.

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Taylor Bailey

Producer

Taylor Bailey spent four years in Chicago where he worked on twelve productions...

Taylor Bailey spent four years in Chicago where he worked on twelve productions with The Neo-Futurists. He served as Operations Manager and Education Coordinator for The Neo-Futurists, as well as the program developer and coordinator for Neo-Access, a multi-winged strategy for diversity and inclusion as well as accessibility for the differently abled. As a freelance director, performer, storyteller, dramaturg and producer worked with: First Floor Theatre, Victory Gardens Theatre, American Theatre Company, The Agency Collective, Timeline Theatre, About Face Productions, Collaboration Theatre Company and others. In Dallas, worked with WaterTower Theatre and served as the Associate Artistic Director of Sideman Productions for two years. Additional experience as a teaching artist, IT coordinator and project manager.

Publications: Contributor, New York Times Bestseller It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming
Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living
 with Dan Savage and Terry Miller.

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Summer Martin

General Manager

Summer Martin has spent over a decade in domestic and international grant...

Summer Martin has spent over a decade in domestic and international grant management for non-profits focused on the arts and education. Summer’s continued commitment to community outreach and education has carried her into work with OSF’s Play on! project.

Education: BA, Mount Holyoke College; MSc, Maryland University of Integrative Health

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Sally Cade Holmes

Line Producer

Sally Cade Holmes (Line Producer) is a Tony-nominated producer committed...

Sally Cade Holmes (Line Producer) is a Tony-nominated producer committed to making challenging and innovative entertainment with broad appeal. On Broadway, she has co-produced Hadestown, Anastasia and Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune. Off-Broadway, she is a producer on the his play Puffs. She has produced projects in Ars Nova’s AntFest, New York Musical Theatre Festival, Hot! Festival and The Public’s Under The Radar Festival. She collaborated with Les Freres Corbusier to produce Here’s Hoover! directed by Alex Timbers. Additionally, she is the Associate Producer at Tom Kirdahy Productions (The Inheritance, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, The Visit, It’s Only A Play). She served as the Producing Associate at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Other companies that she’s collaborated with include: Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Theatre @ Boston Court, Keen Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, Sans A Productions, and TheatreWorks USA. Sally Cade is a Master of Arts Administration candidate at Boston University and received her BS in Theatre Studies with a minor in Religious Studies from the University of Evansville. She is an associate member of the Broadway League and a member of the 2016-2018 WP Lab.

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Hannah Lang

Assistant Line Producer

Hannah Lang is a producer and theatre-maker living in Brooklyn. She is currently...

Hannah Lang is a producer and theatre-maker living in Brooklyn. She is currently working as the Programming Associate at NYMF and as an Artistic Associate at Hypokrit Theatre Company, in addition to being the proud founder of Three of Cups Theatre Collective. She is a recent graduate of St. John’s University, where she earned her M.A. in History. She is most passionate about producing work that uplifts voices of marginalized communities. She recently assistant directed Molly Houlahan on Hypokrit’s R+J, and is a former intern of The New Victory Theater, New York Musical Festival, and Honest Accomplice Theatre. Thank you to the entire Play On Shakespeare team!

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Matt Hagemeier

Assistant Festival Producer

Matt is the Assistant Festival Producer for the Play On Festival. He’s...

Matt is the Assistant Festival Producer for the Play On Festival. He’s spent the past five years in events and festivals; including work for the Austin Film Festival, Dallas International Film Festival, and the New Harmony Project. BS in Theatre & History from the University of Evansville.
Pronouns: he/him

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Play On Shakespeare

In the fall of 2015 Oregon Shakespeare Festival...

In the fall of 2015 Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced a new commissioning program called Play on! 36 playwrights translate Shakespeare. The project was simple yet enthusiastically ambitious in its original conception: to commission 36 playwrights (with one lucky playwright taking on all three Henry VI’s) to “translate” 39 plays attributed to Shakespeare (including Two Noble Kinsman and Edward III) over the course of three years (last drafts were submitted December 31, 2018) and with a commitment that the commissioned group comprised at least 51% women and writers of color. In it’s three year tenure at OSF, Play on! worked with nearly 1000 actors, directors, stage managers, and producers on nearly 80 readings, workshops, productions and demonstrations in 19 different cities, collaborating with 24 different theatres and academic institutions around the world.

At the end of Play on!’s three-year tenure at OSF, energized by its overwhelming scope and success, the project’s producing team secured funding to form their own, new not-for-profit company. On January 1, 2019, once again with the critical support of the Hitz Foundation, they established Play On Shakespeare, whose mission is to enhance the understanding of Shakespeare’s plays in performance for theatre professionals, students, and audiences by engaging with contemporary translations and adaptations. The Play On Festival is the first of many undertakings planned by the company.

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Classic Stage Company

Classic Stage Company (CSC) is committed...

Classic Stage Company (CSC) is committed to reimagining classic stories for contemporary audiences. It is a home for New York’s finest established and emerging artists to grapple with great works of the world’s repertory that speak directly to the issues of today.

In 1967, director Christopher Martin founded CSC Repertory in a 100-seat theater at Rutgers Presbyterian Church on West 73rd Street. Following short stints in small spaces, CSC grew to the point where it needed a permanent home. In 1973, the theater moved to its present premises on 13th Street, an intimate space that was formerly an East Village carriage house.

In the 50 years since, CSC has become a leading Off-Broadway theater that is a home for new and established artists, as well audiences seeking epic stories intimately told. Productions have been cited by all major Off-Broadway theater awards including the Obie, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, and the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Body of Work.

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Founded by Angus Bowmer in 1935, the Oregon...

Founded by Angus Bowmer in 1935, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) has grown from a three-day festival of two plays to a nationally renowned theatre arts organization that presents an eight-month season of up to 11 plays that include works by Shakespeare as well as a mix of classics, musicals, and world-premiere plays and musicals. OSF’s play commissioning programs, which include American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle, have generated works that have been produced on Broadway, throughout the American regional theatre, and in high schools and community theatres across the country. The Festival draws attendance of more than 400,000 to approximately 800 performances every year and employs approximately 575 theatre professionals.

 OSF invites and welcomes everyone, and believes the inclusion of diverse people, ideas, cultures and traditions enriches both our insights into the work we present on stage and our relationships with each other. OSF is committed to equity and diversity in all areas of our work and in our audiences.

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Play On Festival Staff

Lue Douthit, Executive Director
Taylor Bailey, Producer
Summer Martin, General Manager
Sally Cade Holmes, Line Producer
Hannah Lang, Assistant Line Producer
Matt Hagemeier, Assistant Festival Producer
Emma Hogan, Script Supervisor
Ada Karamanyan, Casting
Cameron Bell, Erin Michelitsch, Micah Ammons,
Peter Charney, Savanah Sanchez, Production Assistants
Blake Zidell and Associates, Press Representative
Gold Rush Creative, Marketing Consultation
Ligature Creative, Graphic Design

CSC Administrative Staff

John Doyle, Artistic Director
Toni Marie Davis, Chief Operating Officer/GM
Gina Cimmelli, Director of Audience Services
Phil Haas, Director of Marketing and Communications
Brendan McNamara, Assistant General Manager
Michael Mullen, Education Coordinator
Cassandra Nwokah, Executive Assistant
Oliver Pattenden, Director of Development
Megan Sover, Company Manager
Whitaker Gardner, Courtney Kuhbach, Board Operators
Emily Murphy, Megan Sover, Clarisse Van Kote, Box Office Associates
Alex Irish, Jarvis Griggs, Emily Murphy, Cassandra Nwokah, Megan Sover, House Managers