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Much Ado About Nothing

Classic Chic Productions (Vancouver)

Feb 5 – 16, 2019 | Historic Theatre [map]

Historic Theatre

Set in a mesmerizing theatrical world, this deadly serious and sublimely ridiculous story—of soldiers in love and women confined by tradition—is a bold and playful romp through the extremes of desire and ambition, loyalty and redemption.

Featuring their signature all-female cast, Vancouver’s critically acclaimed Classic Chic Productions promises an evening of Shakespeare unlike anything you’ve experienced before.

Part of the Femme Series: highlighting the strength and power of female-identifying voices and experiences.

 

 

 

It has been my experience that gender-blind casting speaks to a diverse audience—straight and queer, men and women—and is a true reflection of our complex contemporary community” — Rebecca Patterson, Director

Showtimes:

Feb 05, 8PM:  Preview
Feb 06, 8PM: Opening
Feb 07 – 09, 12 – 16, 8PM
Feb 10,16, 2PM

Post-show Artist Talkback: Feb 07, 10, 12

Running time:
2 hour 15 minutes, including intermission

Credits:
Writer: William Shakespeare with adaptation by Rebecca Patterson*
Director: Rebecca Patterson*
Stage Manager: Ingrid Turk*
Assistant Stage Manager: Victoria Snashall
Costume Designer: Sherry Randall
Set & Props Designer: Heidi Wilkinson
Composer and Sound Designer: CJ McGillivray
Lighting Designer: Jillian White
Fight Director: Rachel Scott

Cast:
Corina Akeson *  – Benedick, Verges
Kayla Deorksen * – Don Pedro
Adele Noronha * – Claudio
CK Kaur – Conrade, Balthasar, Ursula, Messenger
Nancy Kerr * – Antonio, Hugh Oatcake, Sexton
Sereana Malani * – Hero, First Watchman
Barbara Pollard * – Leonato
Bronwen Smith * – Borachio, Friar Francis
Victoria Snashall – Boy
Sara Vickruck * – Don John, Dogberry
Christina Wells Campbell * – Beatrice, George Seacoal

**The participation of this Artist is arranged by permission of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association under the provisions of the Dance Opera Theatre Policy (DOT)

The Femme Series is generously supported by the Charlotte and Sonya Wall Arts Fund.

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