The worst illiterate is the political illiterate, he doesn’t hear, doesn’t speak, nor participates in the political events. He doesn’t know the cost of life, the price of the bean, of the fish, of the flour, of the rent, of
A thought provoking piece from The Guardian about the relationship between what is staged inside a performance space and the people living on the streets outside.
If it were done when ’tis done, then ’twere well It were done quickly: —Macbeth, Act 1, Scene 7 Of course, we are never done with Shakespeare. Fermat’s began life as a Shakespeare company (The Merchant of Venice in 2013
Poetry reading by Katrin Talbot.
Our minimalist production of Mother Courage Alone – one actor, a narrator and a musician – was a big success (see Past Performances) and we’re working on ideas for a spring workshop and summer production of more works by Brecht.
The Trial by Franz Kafka Cast Monette Bebow-Reinhard – Mrs. Grubach/Secretary Darby Fitzsimons – Wilhemina/Assassin 1/Court Admin. Stacey Garbarski – Katya/Narrator/Solemn Girl/Priest Shreenita Ghosh – Underling 2/Answer Ma’am Greg Hudson – Joseph K. Jo Krukowski – Miss Burstner/Narrator/Giddy Girl/ Flogger
August Strindberg’s Miss Julie Speaking roles Miss Julie – Kelsey Yudice Jean – David Sapiro Christine – Cricket Peasants/musicians Sophie – Katy Briggs (percussion) Clara – Carly Duncan Alf – Tom Kastle (mandolin and concertina) Johan – Robert Walter Freya
William Shakespeare’s Troilus & Cressida Cast Achilles – Bryan Metrish Aeneas – Ari Pollack Ajax – Cricket Agamemnon/Andromache – Isabella Virrueta Cassandra/Diomedes – Daisy Forrester Cressida – Michael Fleischman Hector – Greg Hudson Helen – Alex Roller Musician – Jonas Mirbeth Nestor/Priam –
The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare Cast Antonio / Old Gobbo: Alex Hancock Solanio: Bryan Metrish Salerio: Nick Barovic-Hancock Bassanio: Ely Phan Gratiano: Patrick Reed Lorenzo: Bryan Royston Portia: Greer DuBois Nerissa / Launcelet: Mya Kahler Shylock: David Simmons