The Old Globe has announced the complete cast and creative team for Shakespeare’s spellbinding romance The Winter’s Tale. Acclaimed stage and screen actor Billy Campbell returns to the Globe following performances in productions of Much Ado About Nothing (2003) and The Comedy of Errors (1997). Campbell currently stars as Dr. Alan Farragut on the new SyFy Channel drama Helix. He is perhaps best known for his lead role on the series Once and Again, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and the cult favorite film The Rocketeer. Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will direct The Winter’s Tale. The production will run Feb. 8 – March 16, 2014 with opening night set for Thursday, Feb. 13 at 8:00 pm.
The Winter’s Tale sweeps breathtakingly from tragedy to comedy and along the way visits kings and queens, dancing shepherds, a most extraordinary statue, and one notoriously hungry bear before it reaches its stunning, magical conclusion. It will also feature a powerful musical score written expressly for the production by classical composer Michael Torke.
In addition to Campbell, the cast also features Erin Elizabeth Adams (Dorcas), Jordi Bertran (Mamillius), Meaghan Boeing (Emilia), Lindsay Brill (Mopsa), Angel Desai (Paulina), Jamal Douglas (Mariner), Kushtrim Hoxha (Cleomenes), Paul Kandel (Autolycus, Archidamus), Maya Kazan (Perdita), A.Z. Kelsey (Florizel),Mark Nelson (Antigonus, Old Shepherd), Natacha Roi (Hermione), Robbie Simpson (Dion), Brendan Spieth (Clown), Paul Michael Valley (Polixenes), Cornell Womack (Camillo), Patrick Zeller (Jailer), and Nadia Guevara and Albert Park (Ensemble).
The creative team includes Taylor Peckham (Music Director), Wilson Chin (Scenic Design), Judith Dolan (Costume Design), Russell H. Champa (Lighting Design), Fitz Patton (Sound Design), Michael Torke (Original Music), Bryan Byrnes (Fight Director), Jan Gist (Voice and Dialect Coach), Caparelliotis Casting (Casting), and Anjee Nero (Stage Manager).
THE WINTER’S TALE
February 8 – March 16, 2014
The Old Globe
Tickets start at $29. Discounts are available for full-time students, patrons 29 years of age and under, seniors and groups of 10 or more. Tickets: (619) 23-GLOBE or www.TheOldGlobe.org. There will be a FREE Insights Seminar featuring a panel of artists from the show on Monday, February 10 at 7:00 pm and a Post-Show Forum with cast members February 18 and 25 and March 5.