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SAN DIEGO (July 27, 2016)—The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of the final offering in the 2016 Summer Shakespeare Festival: William Shakespeare’s unabashed celebration of innocence, idealism, and the sweet folly of young love, Love’s Labor’s Lost, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. This delightful romantic comedy will run August 14 – September 18, 2016, in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 14 – 19. Opening night is Saturday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $29 and are now on sale.
The King of Navarre and his three schoolmates vow to embrace their studies—and not embrace girls—for three whole years. But the instant they take that vow, the Princess of France arrives with her three beautiful attendants, and all bets are off. Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall makes her Old Globe directing debut with this intoxicating classic under the San Diego stars.
Love’s Labor’s Lost features Pascale Armand (Tony Award nominee for Eclipsed, La Jolla Playhouse’s Ruined) as Rosaline, Kevin Cahoon (Broadway’s The Wedding Singer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and The Lion King, Off Broadway’s Hedwig and the Angry Inch) as Boyet, Kieran Campion (Broadway‘s The Heiress, The American Plan, and Journey’s End) as Berowne, Kristen Connolly (Othello at the Globe, “House of Cards,” “Zoo”) as Princess of France, Greg Hildreth (the Globe’s Arms and the Man, Off Broadway’s The Robber Bridegroom, Broadway’s Cinderella and Peter and the Starcatcher) as Costard, Patrick Kerr (the Globe’s Twelfth Night and The Comedy of Errors, La Jolla Playhouse’s Hollywood, Broadway revival of You Can’t Take It with You) as Sir Nathaniel, Jonny Orsini (the Globe’s Othello, Broadway’s The Nance and Fish in the Dark) as Ferdinand, King of Navarre, Triney Sandoval (the Globe’s The Merchant of Venice, Broadway’s Macbeth, A Free Man of Color, A Man for All Seasons, Frost/Nixon) as Don Adriano de Armado, and Stephen Spinella (two-time Tony Award winner for Angels in America, The Velocity of Autumn, Spring Awakening) as Holofernes.
Joining them are actors from The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, including Amara James Aja as Dumaine, Amy Blackman as Maria, Ally Carey as Ensemble, Ajinkya Desai as Lord, Talley Beth Gale as Katherine, Kevin Hafso-Koppman as Forester, Lorenzo Landini as Marcadé, Makha Mthembu as Jaquenetta, Jake Millgard as Dull, Christina A. Okolo as Ensemble, Suzelle Palacios as Ensemble, Daniel Petzold as Moth, and Nathan Whitmer as Longaville.
The creative team is comprised of John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design), Michael Krass (Costume Design), Jason Lyons (Lighting Design), Sten Severson (Sound Design), Peter Golub (Original Music), Taylor Peckham (Music Director), Ursula Meyer (Voice and Text Coach), Jim Carnahan, CSA (Casting), and Pamela Salling (Production Stage Manager).
“Love’s Labor’s Lost has always been one of my favorite Shakespeare plays, and it is, to me, the perfect, perfect play for a gorgeous night of theatre under the stars,” said Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein. “And I’m thrilled to welcome one of the country’s finest directors to shepherd this charming, romantic play to our Festival Theatre. Kathleen Marshall is a giant of the American musical theatre, and her remarkable career as a choreographer and director exhibits a gracefulness of touch and a suppleness of sensibility that are ideally matched to this bewitching play.”
Kathleen Marshall’s Broadway credits include Living on Love, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Anything Goes, The Pajama Game, Wonderful Town, Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, Follies, Seussical, Kiss Me, Kate, 1776, and Swinging on a Star. Her Off Broadway and regional credits include Two Gentlemen of Verona (New York Shakespeare Festival), Saturday Night (Second Stage Theatre), My Paris (Long Wharf Theatre), Ever After (Paper Mill Playhouse), Diner (Signature Theatre Company), Living on Love (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Denver Center Theatre Company). She was the Artistic Director of City Center Encores! for four seasons, where she directed and choreographed The Band Wagon, I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It on the Road, Bells Are Ringing, Carnival, and Babes in Arms, among others. She also choreographed the musical sequences in the film My Week with Marilyn. Her television credits include Once Upon a Mattress, The Music Man (Emmy Award nomination), and “2 Broke Girls.” She has received three Tony Awards (out of nine nominations), three Drama Desk Awards, three Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Astaire Award, the George Abbott Award, the Smith College Medal (her alma mater), and the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for the Arts, and she has been named a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania. She is an Associate Artist of Roundabout Theatre Company and a member of the Executive Board of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
Love’s Labor’s Lost is supported in part through gifts from Leading Production Sponsor Qualcomm and Production Sponsors Diane and John Berol, Ann Davies, Jeanette Stevens, and Gillian and Tony Thornley.
TICKETS to Love’s Labor’s Lost start at $29 and are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 234-5623, or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Performances begin on August 14 and continue through September 18. Performance times: Previews: Sunday, August 14 at 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 16 at 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 17 at 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18 at 8:00 p.m., and Friday, August 19 at 8:00 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m. Regular performances: August 21 – September 4: Tuesday through Sunday evenings at 8:00 p.m.; September 6 – 18: Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday evenings at 7:00 p.m.; Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 p.m. Discounts are available for full-time students, patrons 29 years of age and under, seniors, military members, and groups of 10 or more.
Additional events taking place during the run of Love’s Labor’s Lost include:
INSIGHTS SEMINAR: Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The seminar series features a panel selected from the artistic company of the current show. Reception at 6:00 p.m. FREE
POST-SHOW FORUMS: Tuesdays, August 23 and August 30, Wednesday, August 24.
Discuss the play with members of the cast and crew following the performance. FREE
SHAKESPEARE IN THE GARDEN: Tuesday, August 23, Wednesday, August 24, Thursday, August 25, Friday, August 26, and Saturday, August 27; all at 7:00 p.m.
A series of informal presentations in the Craig Noel Garden that enhance the theatregoing experience. FREE
The complete Old Globe 2016 Summer Season featured new and familiar works directed by four major American stalwarts. The Summer Shakespeare Festival opened with Macbeth, directed by Brian Kulick, Artistic Director of Classic Stage Company. The welcome return of Steve Martin (Bright Star) with the world premiere of his new play Meteor Shower, an adult comedy, was directed by Gordon Edelstein in a co-production with Long Wharf Theatre, where Edelstein serves as Artistic Director. Paul Gordon’s romantic new musical Sense and Sensibility had its West Coast premiere, presented in association with Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where it premiered in February 2015, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines. Love’s Labor’s Lost, directed by Kathleen Marshall, concludes the Summer Shakespeare Festival.
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2016-2017 SEASON CALENDAR: Macbeth (6/19-7/24), Sense and Sensibility (7/6-8/14), Meteor Shower (7/30-9/11), Love’s Labor’s Lost (8/14-9/18), October Sky (9/10-10/23), The Lion (9/29-10/30), Globe for All Measure for Measure (11/1-13), Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (11/5-12/26), M.F.A. The Two Gentlemen of Verona (11/12-20), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (2/4-3/12/2017), The Blameless (2/23-3/26), Red Velvet (3/25-4/30), Skeleton Crew (4/8-5/7), The Old Man and The Old Moon (5/13-6/18), The Imaginary Invalid (5/27-6/25).
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The Tony Award-winning Old Globe is one of the country’s leading professional regional theatres and has stood as San Diego’s flagship arts institution for over 80 years. Under the leadership of Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and Managing Director Michael G. Murphy, The Old Globe produces a year-round season of 15 productions of classic, contemporary, and new works on its three Balboa Park stages: the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the 600-seat Old Globe Theatre and the 250-seat Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, both part of The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, and the 605-seat outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre, home of its internationally renowned Shakespeare Festival. More than 250,000 people attend Globe productions annually and participate in the theatre’s education and community programs. Numerous world premieres such as the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Bright Star, Allegiance, The Full Monty, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and the annual holiday musical Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! have been developed at The Old Globe and have gone on to enjoy highly successful runs on Broadway and at regional theatres across the country.
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CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM BIOGRAPHIES
Amara James Aja (Dumaine) was recently seen at the Globe in Macbeth. He also just completed his first year in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. Mr. Aja’s previous credits include Oliver in As You Like It and Arthur in Acquainted With The Night in the program, as well as Much Ado About Nothing and The Tempest with Ithaca Shakespeare Company.
Pascale Armand (Rosaline) is a newly minted Tony Award nominee for her role in Eclipsed by Danai Gurira on Broadway this past season. She has previously embodied other Shakespearean characters such as Marina in Pericles, Ophelia in Hamlet, and Celia in As You Like It. She has also performed in works of African Amercian playwrights, including the roles Beneatha in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry; Grace in The Piano Lesson, Rena in Jitney, and Black Mary in Gem of the Ocean, all by August Wilson; and Salima in Ruined by Lynn Nottage. She has originated characters in premieres of contemporary pieces, including Jupiter in the American premiere of Breath, Boom by Kia Corthron, Jekesai/Ester in The Convert by Ms. Gurira (Ovation Award for Lead Actress in a Play), and Amina in Belleville by Amy Herzog. Ms. Armand’s other work includes Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s An Octoroon. Her film and television credits include “The Blacklist,” “American Odyssey,” “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent.”
Amy Blackman (Maria) most recently appeared at the Globe in Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and Twelfth Night, as well as understudying Constellations. She also performed in The Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program productions of The Seagull, As You Like It, Clybourne Park, Trelawny of the “Wells”, and Pericles, Prince of Tyre. In New York, she has worked on various readings and workshops, including The Brothers Karamazov (Classic Stage Company), The Bootlegger & The Rabbi’s Daughter (New York Musical Theatre Festival), and Mrs. Hughes (New York Theatre Workshop). She has performed regionally in Titanic; Singin’ in the Rain; Kiss Me, Kate; Beauty and the Beast; and The Sound of Music (The Muny).
Kevin Cahoon (Boyet) has appeared on Broadway in The Wedding Singer, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Rocky Horror Show, The Lion King, and The Who’s Tommy. His Off Broadway credits include Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How I Learned to Drive (Second Stage Theatre), The Shaggs (Playwrights Horizons), The Foreigner (Roundabout Theatre Company, Lucille Lortel Award nomination), The Wild Party (Manhattan Theatre Club), and Hair and Babes in Arms (City Center Encores!). Mr. Cahoon’s regional credits include Guthrie Theater, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Bard SummerScape, Ahmanson Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and others. He has appeared on television in “Nurse Jackie,” “Modern Family,” “NCIS,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “The Good Wife,” “Odd Mom Out,” “Six Degrees,” “Black Box,” “The Mentalist,” “Franklin & Bash,” “Canterbury’s Law,” “Law & Order,” and “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” among others. His film credits include I Am Michael (Sundance Film Festival), Mars Needs Moms, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, The Thing About My Folks, Sudden Manhattan, and the documentaries SqueezeBox! and Whether You Like It or Not: The True Story of Hedwig. With the band Ghetto Cowboy, Mr. Cahoon won the OUTmusic Award for their album Doll.
Kieran Campion (Berowne) spent the first 15 years of his career in New York. He has appeared on Broadway in The American Plan, The Heiress, Pygmalion, Our Town, and the Tony Award-winning revival of Journey’s End. Mr. Campion’s Off Broadway credits include The Common Pursuit (Roundabout Theatre Company), House and Garden (Manhattan Theatre Club), Everett Beekin (Lincoln Center Theater), and Lost in the Stars (City Center Encores!). Outside of New York he has worked at Williamstown Theatre Festival, New York Stage and Film, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Westport Country Playhouse, and Huntington Theatre Company. On television he has appeared on “Chicago P.D.,” “Elementary,” “Blue Bloods,” “The Sopranos,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “CSI: NY,” and CSI: Miami,” among others. His film credits include In Stereo, Simple Little Lives, Children of Invention, The Good Shepherd, and The Adjustment Bureau.
Ally Carey (Ensemble) most recently appeared at the Globe in Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and Twelfth Night (in which she performed the lead role of Viola twice), as well as with The Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program in The Seagull, As You Like It, Clybourne Park, Trelawny of the “Wells”, and Pericles, Prince of Tyre. She was also featured in The Last Match for The Old Globe’s New Voices Festival. Her Chicago credits include understudying at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Goodman Theatre. Her regional credits include The Royal Family, Troilus and Cressida, and All’s Well That Ends Well (American Players Theatre), Noises Off and The Winter’s Tale (Utah Shakespeare Festival), Writer 1272 and A Christmas Carol (Guthrie Theater), Georgia Shakespeare, and Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. She appeared in the title role of Cinderella with The Little Orchestra Society (Lincoln Center). She wrote, directed, and produced To the Lighthouse! and [Something Clever Goes Here] in Minneapolis.
Kristen Connolly (Princess of France) last appeared at The Old Globe as Desdemona in Othello in 2014. She recently wrapped the second season of the CBS action-drama series “Zoo.” Last year she filmed HBO’s The Wizard of Lies opposite Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer, directed by Barry Levinson. She also starred in “The Whispers,” an ABC drama produced by Steven Spielberg. Prior to that, Ms. Connolly co-starred opposite Adrien Brody in Houdini, the four-hour miniseries directed by Uli Edel for the History Channel. Concurrently to filming season two of “House of Cards,” she shot the independent film A Good Marriage opposite Joan Allen and Anthony LaPaglia, directed by Peter Askin. Her list of film credits includes The Bay, The Cabin in the Woods, Revolutionary Road, The Happening, and Confessions of a Shopaholic. On television, she has appeared on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “New Amsterdam,” “Mercy,” “Nurse Jackie,” and “Life on Mars.” Her theatre credits include Measure for Measure and All’s Well That Ends Well at Shakespeare in the Park in New York, as well as King Lear at The Public Theater.
Ajinkya Desai (Lord) is an international student who recently completed the first year of his training in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. His credits there include Touchstone in As You Like It, Shamrayev in The Seagull, and Maxwell in Acquainted with the Night. He also appeared at the Globe in Macbeth earlier this summer. His first acting experience in the U.S. was at UC San Diego, where he played Egeus and Snout in an undergraduate production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He also has many credits in India, including community theatre and street play productions.
Talley Beth Gale (Katherine) was recently seen in Macbeth at the Globe. She is a first-year M.F.A. student in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. Her professional credits include understudying This is Our Youth (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); EL Stories: Love Train (Waltzing Mechanics); and understudying The Last Match (The Old Globe). Her M.F.A. credits include As You Like It, The Seagull, and Acquainted with the Night.
Kevin Hafso-Koppman (Forester) was seen in Macbeth at the Globe earlier this season. He is a student of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, where he has appeared in As You Like It, The Seagull, and Acquainted with the Night. His regional credits include Bright Star and the New Voices Festival readings of A Nice Indian Boy and peerless (The Old Globe), West Side Story, The Foreigner, and The Winslow Boy (Lamb’s Players Theatre), Ether Dome, His Girl Friday, and Accomplice: San Diego (La Jolla Playhouse), Zoot Suit (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Henry IV Part I, King O’ the Moon, The Drawer Boy, and Becky’s New Car (North Coast Repertory Theatre), Birds of a Feather and Speech and Debate (Diversionary Theatre), The Sunshine Boys and Deathtrap (Scripps Ranch Theatre), Doubt and Into the Woods (San Diego State University), The History Boys (Cygnet Theatre Company), and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Intrepid Theatre Company).
Greg Hildreth (Costard) was seen at the Globe last year in Arms and the Man. He has appeared on Broadway in Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. His Off Broadway credits include The Robber Bridegroom (Roundabout Theatre Company, Lucille Lortel Award nomination), Peter and the Starcatcher (New York Theatre Workshop), and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (The Public Theater). Mr. Hildreth has worked regionally at Goodspeed Musicals, Paper Mill Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse, Center Theatre Group, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and Huntington Theatre Company. His film and television credits include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, “The Good Wife,” “Royal Pains,” “Kings,” and “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.”
Patrick Kerr (Sir Nathaniel) appeared at the Globe last summer in Twelfth Night and The Comedy of Errors. He just finished Joe DiPietro’s Hollywood at La Jolla Playhouse. On Broadway he was in the recent revival of You Can’t Take It with You and The Ritz. His Off Broadway credits include Sarah Ruhl’s Stage Kiss (Playwrights Horizons) and Elizabeth Egloff’s The Devils (New York Theatre Workshop). His other Southern California performances include roles at South Coast Repertory, Mark Taper Forum, and Geffen Playhouse. He is a veteran of many television shows and is probably best known for recurring roles as Noel on “Frasier” and The Blind Guy on “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Lorenzo Landini (Marcadé) was last seen at the Globe in Macbeth. He is a first-year M.F.A. student with The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. Before Macbeth, he appeared in graduate productions as Alex and Jimmy in Acquainted with the Night, Dorn in The Seagull, and Duke Frederick in As You Like It. While based in New York City, he wrote and performed his first solo show, When I Have Cancer in 30 Years, and appeared in The Miser (Brave New World Repertory Theatre), The Cherry Orchard (TheaterLab), and A View from the Bridge (The Secret Theatre). He also played rhythm guitar, sang, and composed music in the rock cabaret GUNS: A Cabaret directed by Liz Swados.
Jake Millgard (Dull) was last seen in the Globe’s productions of Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and Arms and the Man. He also recently appeared in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program productions of As You Like It, The Seagull, Clybourne Park, and Pericles, Prince of Tyre. His New York credits include Sex and Violence, On Campus, and Remembering Kimberly. His regional credits include Dracula and A Christmas Carol (Actors Theatre of Louisville), The Full Monty (Northern Stage), and Art, The Odd Couple, and Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Mount Baker Theatre’s Summer Repertory Theatre). He also appeared in the premiere of The Open Road Anthology (Humana Festival of New American Plays). Some of his television and film credits include “Grimm,” Pudding Face, Placebo, and Frank and Barry.
Makha Mthembu (Jaquenetta) was previously seen in the Globe’s Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and Twelfth Night. She has appeared in The Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program productions of The Seagull; Clybourne Park; Trelawny of the “Wells”; Pericles, Prince of Tyre; and As You Like It. Her Chicago credits include Judith in Sweetwater (Oracle Productions), Lady Montague in Romeo and Juliet (Teatro Vista), and Judith Smith in Belfast Girls (Artemisia, A Chicago Theatre). Her regional credits include Catherine in The Nightmare Room (Towle Theater).
Christina A. Okolo (Ensemble) recently made her Summer Shakespeare Festival debut in Macbeth. She is a student in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, for which she has appeared as Celia in Acquainted with the Night and Phoebe in As You Like It. She has also performed at the Cloverdale Playhouse in Montgomery, Alabama, where her credits include A Raisin in the Sun and Clybourne Park. Her other credits include Broke-ology, A Song for Coretta, and No Child.....
Jonny Orsini (Ferdinand, King of Navarre) last appeared at The Old Globe in Barry Edelstein’s Othello. He made his Broadway debut in a multiple-award-winning performance opposite Nathan Lane in The Nance, followed by Macbeth with Ethan Hawke and Larry David’s Fish in the Dark. His Off Broadway credits include Arthur Miller’s Incident at Vichy, Bekah Brunstetter’s Be a Good Little Widow, and David Rabe’s An Early History of Fire. His films include Generation Um... opposite Keanu Reeves and Cigarette Candy, for which Mr. Orsini received the Special Jury Award for Outstanding Performance at the Florida Film Festival.
Suzelle Palacios (Ensemble) is an M.F.A. student in The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. She recently made her debut in the Summer Shakespeare Festival in Macbeth. Her previous credits include Audrey in As You Like It (The Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program), Macbeth and The Merchant of Venice (Houston Shakespeare Festival), and Our Country’s Good, The Miser, Blood Wedding, and The Crucible (University of Houston).
Daniel Petzold (Moth) previously performed in the Globe’s Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and Twelfth Night. He has also recently performed in The Old Globe/USD Shiley M.F.A. Program productions of The Seagull, As You Like It, Clybourne Park, Trelawny of the “Wells”, and Pericles, Prince of Tyre. In the San Francisco Bay Area he has performed in Tom Stoppard’s trilogy The Coast of Utopia and Jon Tracy’s The Salt Plays (Shotgun Players), Three Sisters (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), A Bright New Boise (Aurora Theatre Company), Any Given Day and Another Way Home (Magic Theatre), Oskar and the Big Bully Battle (TheatreWorks Silicon Valley), Julius Caesar, Much Ado About Nothing, and Romeo and Juliet (Pacific Repertory Theatre), and performances with the San Francisco, Marin, and Livermore Shakespeare Festivals.
Triney Sandoval (Don Adriano de Armado) appeared on Broadway in Macbeth and A Free Man of Color (both at Lincoln Center Theater), and A Man for All Seasons and Frost/Nixon (both with Frank Langella). His other New York theatre credits include Important Hats of the Twentieth Century, Timon of Athens, The Idiot, Whisper, and Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue. Regionally he has been seen at La Jolla Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Round House Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Alliance Theatre, Two River Theater Company, Virginia Stage Company, Center Stage, Yale Repertory Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, California Shakespeare Theater, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and six seasons as a company member with Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Sandoval’s television credits include “Elementary,” ”The Sopranos,” “Lights Out,” and recurring roles on both “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”
Stephen Spinella (Holofernes) has appeared on Broadway in Angels in America (two Tony Awards and two Drama Desk Awards), A View from the Bridge, Electra, James Joyce’s The Dead (Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards, Tony nomination), Our Town with Paul Newman, Spring Awakening, and The Velocity of Autumn. His Off Broadway credits include Hamlet, Volpone, Love! Valour! Compassion (Obie Award), The Seagull with Meryl Streep, Svejk, The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, An Iliad (Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards, Drama Desk nomination), Troilus and Cressida, A Man’s a Man, and As You Like It. Mr. Spinella’s film and television credits include Milk, Lincoln, Rubber, Virtuosity, The Jackal, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Great Expectations, Ravenous, Cradle Will Rock, Connie and Carla, “Royal Pains,” “Will & Grace,” “Fraiser,” “The Mentalist,” “24,” “Desperate Housewives,” “The Knick,” “ER,” and “Alias.”
Nathan Whitmer (Longaville) was last seen at the Globe in Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, and Twelfth Night. He is a member of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, for which he has appeared in The Seagull, Clybourne Park, As You Like It, and Pericles, Prince of Tyre. He was seen Off Broadway in A.A. Milne’s The Ugly Duckling (Marvell Rep), and his other New York City credits include Macbeth (Titan Theatre Company), Bumbershoot! (New York International Fringe Festival), and Who Murdered Love (Theatre for the New City). As a member of Barter Theatre’s Player Company and Resident Acting Company, he appeared in over 25 productions in roles great and small. His other regional credits include A Christmas Carol, Reckless, and Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park), The Royal Hunt of the Sun and 1776 (Texas Shakespeare Festival), and the role of John Proctor in The Crucible (Roxy Regional Theatre).
John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design) has designed the Globe productions of Cornelia, Dancing in the Dark, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, and Redwood Curtain. His Broadway credits include The Nance, Disgraced, After Midnight, Good People, Venus in Fur, Other Desert Cities, Times Stands Still, A View From the Bridge, The Royal Family, The Color Purple, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Rabbit Hole, Doubt, Chicago, Proof, Footloose, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, A Delicate Balance, The Heiress, Anna Christie, Redwood Curtain, The Sisters Rosensweig, The Most Happy Fella, Penn and Teller, Burn This, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Talley’s Folly, Fifth of July, and Crimes of the Heart. His Off Broadway credits include The Whipping Man, Sylvia, The Substance of Fire, Lips Together, Teeth Apart, The Road to Mecca, A Life in the Theatre, The Miss Firecracker Contest, and many seasons at Manhattan Theatre Club, Circle Repertory Company, Lincoln Center Theater, and City Center Encores! He has also designed at major regional theatres and in television, restaurants, and circus. Mr. Beatty is the recipient of multiple Tony, Obie, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards and is a member of the Theatre Hall of Fame.
Michael Krass (Costume Design) returns to the Globe, having previously designed The Mask of Moriarity, Overtime, Pilgrims, Full Gallop, Interior Decoration, Breaking Up, and The School for Husbands. His work on Broadway includes Noises Off (2016 Tony Award nomination), Living on Love directed by Kathleen Marshall, Machinal (2014 Tony nomination), The Lyons, The Constant Wife (2006 Tony nomination), A View from the Bridge, Twelve Angry Men, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, and many more. His Off Broadway and regional work includes the new Hadestown by Anais Mitchell and other world premieres by Simon Stephens, Edward Albee, John Guare, Kenneth Lonergan, David Rabe, Nicky Silver, Christopher Durang, and Theresa Rebeck. He is the resident designer of Eliot Feld’s Ballet Tech. He has designed opera for the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and film for Campbell Scott in Hamlet. Mr. Krass taught for 18 years at the Playwrights Horizons Theater School at New York University and two years at Brown University in their graduate program. His upcoming work in New York includes The Cherry Orchard and Heisenberg for Broadway, The Light Years for The Debate Society, and a new play by Will Eno.
Jason Lyons (Lighting Design) designed Macbeth at the Globe earlier this summer. He designed the Broadway productions of Hand to God, On the Town, Bronx Bombers, Let It Be, Bring It On: The Musical, Rock of Ages (as well as the Vegas, Toronto, Australia, London, and national tours), The Threepenny Opera, Barefoot in the Park, and Good Vibrations. His other recent credits include Dry Powder, Barbecue, and Venice (The Public Theater), Smart People (Second Stage Theatre), Murder for Two and Heathers: The Musical (New World Stages), Hand to God (MCC Theater), The Commons of Pensacola (Manhattan Theatre Club), Nerds (Philadelphia Theatre Company), Hello, Dolly! (Goodspeed Musicals), All in the Timing (Primary Stages), Medieval Play (Signature Theatre Company), Uncle Vanya (Classic Stage Company), White Noise (Chicago), Broke-ology and Clay (Lincoln Center Theater), Happy Hour, Two by Pinter, and Scarcity (Atlantic Theater Company), and 10 years with The New Group including the productions The Good Mother, Marie and Bruce, Abigail’s Party, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, and Hurlyburly.
Sten Severson (Sound Design) is returns to The Old Globe, where he designed Macbeth, The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Othello. His Broadway credits include The Motherfucker with the Hat and The Merchant of Venice, and his West End credits include Hair. He designed the Off Broadway productions of Venice, No Place to Go, The Total Bent, and The Controversy of Valladolid, as well as the Shakespeare in the Park productions of King Lear, the musical Love’s Labour’s Lost, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Hair, and Hamlet. His regional credits include Family Album (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Fallaci (Berkeley Repertory Theatre), Akeelah and the Bee (Children’s Theatre Company, Arena Stage), and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Children’s Theatre Company). Mr. Severson is a partner in Acme Sound Partners, collectively responsible for over 30 Broadway shows since 2000, and he has taught in the sound design programs at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts and the Yale School of Drama. He is currently the Sound Director at Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis.
Peter Golub (Original Music) previously composed for the Globe productions of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Richard III, and Dinner with Friends. His Broadway credits include The Country House, Time Stands Still, The Heiress, Hedda Gabler, and Come Back, Little Sheba. He has worked on numerous productions for the New York Shakespeare Festival, Mark Taper Forum, Geffen Playhouse, Playwrights Horizon, La MaMa, La Jolla Playhouse, and others. For 10 years he was composer-in-residence at Charles Ludlam’s legendary Ridiculous Theatrical Company. His collaborations with Moises Kaufman include Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde and The Laramie Project. Mr. Golub’s musical Amphigorey, with Edward Gorey, played at American Repertory Theater and Perry Street Theatre. His film scores include Frozen River, The Great Debaters, The Laramie Project (HBO), and Wordplay. He has also written many concert works and four ballets. Since 2000, Mr. Golub has been the director of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program..
Taylor Peckham (Music Director) previously worked on the Globe productions of Sense and Sensibility, The Winter’s Tale, Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, The Last Goodbye, Pygmalion, and Nobody Loves You. His other credits include the national tour of Jersey Boys and regional productions of Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (La Jolla Playhouse), Young Frankenstein (Moonlight Stage Productions), RESPECT: A Musical Celebration of Women (Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Musical (Intrepid Shakespeare Company), Cinderella (African-American Shakespeare Company), Oz, West Side Story, The Music Man, An American Christmas, Festival of Christmas, miXtape, Guys and Dolls, and Joe vs The Volcano...the Musical (Lamb’s Players Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors (Cygnet Theatre Company), and Xanadu (New Conservatory Theatre Center, San Francisco).
Ursula Meyer (Voice and Text Coach) is very happy to be back doing Shakespeare at The Old Globe. She has studied voice with Cicely Berry, Patsy Rodenburg, Andrew Wade, and Arthur Lessac and is a designated Linklater teacher. She graduated with distinction from the Voice Studies Program at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London under David Carey. Her regional credits include The Old Globe, Guthrie Theater, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse, and the Idaho, Santa Cruz, and Utah Shakespeare Festivals, as well as 15 seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and four years at Yale Repertory Theatre, where she also taught. Ms. Meyer holds an M.F.A. from the University of Washington and is in her 22nd year teaching at UC San Diego. She is also on the board of the Voice and Speech Trainers Association and is a recipient of UC San Diego’s Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award.
Jim Carnahan, CSA (Casting) has cast the Globe’s productions of Macbeth, Twelfth Night, and The Comedy of Errors. He is the Director of Artistic Development at Roundabout Theatre Company, where his credits include Long Day’s Journey Into Night, She Loves Me, Noises Off, Thérèse Raquin, Old Times, On the Twentieth Century, The Real Thing, Cabaret, Violet, Machinal, The Winslow Boy, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Cyrano de Bergerac, Harvey, Anything Goes, The Importance of Being Earnest, Mrs. Warren’s Profession, Sunday in the Park with George, The Pajama Game, 12 Angry Men, Assassins, Nine, and Big River. His other Broadway credits include Fun Home, Constellations, The River, You Can’t Take It With You, Rocky, The Glass Menagerie, Once, Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Mountaintop, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Jerusalem, Arcadia, The Scottsboro Boys, American Idiot, A Behanding in Spokane, The Seagull, Boeing-Boeing, Spring Awakening, The Pillowman, Gypsy, and True West. His film credits include A Home at the End of the World and Flicka, and his television credits include “Glee” (Emmy Award nomination).
Pamela Salling (Production Stage Manager) is a New York-based stage manager for theatre, dance, and opera. Select New York credits include The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country (That Hopey Changey Thing, Sweet and Sad, Sorry, and Regular Singing), Othello, Into the Woods, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Knickerbocker, and Neighbors (The Public Theater), De Materie and tears become...streams become... (Park Avenue Armory), Blood Knot (Signature Theatre Company), The Music Teacher (The New Group), A Family for All Occasions, Thinner Than Water, and Massacre (Sing to Your Children) (Labyrinth Theater Company), and Garden of Earthly Delights (Martha Clarke). Ms. Salling has also toured with companies such as Susan Marshall & Company and Young Jean Lee’s Theater Company, and she works extensively with director Peter Sellars around the world, including his 2016 Ojai Music Festival productions of Kopernikus and Josephine Baker: A Portrait, as well as past productions of St. Matthew Passion, Desdemona, The Gospel According to the Other Mary, Othello, The Winds of Destiny, A Flowering Tree, and La Passion de Simone.
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2016 Summer Shakespeare Festival
Love’s Labor’s Lost
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Kathleen Marshall
RUNS: August 14 – September 18, 2016
Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
TICKETS: Tickets start at $29.
SYNOPSIS: The King of Navarre and his three schoolmates vow to embrace their studies—and not embrace girls—for three whole years. But the instant they take that vow, the Princess of France arrives with her three beautiful attendants, and all bets are off. Shakespeare’s is an unabashed celebration of innocence, idealism, and the sweet folly of young love. Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall makes her Old Globe directing debut with this intoxicating classic under the San Diego stars.
CAST: Pascale Armand (Rosaline), Kevin Cahoon (Boyet), Kieran Campion (Berowne), Kristen Connolly (Princess of France), Greg Hildreth (Costard), Patrick Kerr (Sir Nathaniel), Jonny Orsini (Ferdinand, King of Navarre), Triney Sandoval (Don Adriano De Armado), and Stephen Spinella (Holofernes), with M.F.A. actors Amara James Aja (Dumaine), Amy Blackman (Maria), Ally Carey (Ensemble), Ajinkya Desai (Lord), Talley Beth Gale (Katherine), Kevin Hafso-Koppman (Forester), Lorenzo Landini (Marcadé), Jake Millgard (Dull), Makha Mthembu (Jaquenetta), Christina A. Okolo (Ensemble), Suzelle Palacios (Ensemble), Daniel Petzold (Moth), Nathan Whitmer (Longaville).
CREATIVE TEAM: John Lee Beatty (Scenic Design), Michael Krass (Costume Design), Jason Lyons (Lighting Design), Sten Severson (Sound Design), Peter Golub (Original Music), Taylor Peckham (Music Director), Ursula Meyer (Voice and Text Coach), Jim Carnahan, CSA (Casting), Pamela Salling (Production Stage Manager).
August 14 SUN 8:00pm
August 16 TUE 8:00pm (Insights Seminar)
August 17 WED 8:00pm
August 18 THU 8:00pm
August 19 FRI 8:00pm
OPENING NIGHT: August 20 SAT 8:00pm
August 21 SUN 8:00pm
August 23 TUE 8:00pm (Post-Show Forum)
August 24 WED 8:00pm (Garden, Post-Show Forum)
August 25 THU 8:00pm (Shakespeare in the Garden)
August 26 FRI 8:00pm (Shakespeare in the Garden)
August 27 SAT 8:00pm (Shakespeare in the Garden)
August 28 SUN 8:00pm
August 30 TUE 8:00pm (Post-Show Forum)
August 31 WED 8:00pm
Sept 1 THU 8:00pm
Sept 2 FRI 8:00pm
Sept 3 SAT 8:00pm
Sept 4 SUN 8:00pm
Sept 6 TUE 8:00pm
Sept 7 WED 8:00pm
Sept 8 THU 8:00pm
Sept 9 FRI 8:00pm
Sept 10 SAT 8:00pm
Sept 11 SUN 7:00pm
Sept 13 TUE 7:00pm
Sept 14 WED 7:00pm
Sept 15 THU 8:00pm
Sept 16 FRI 8:00pm
Sept 17 SAT 8:00pm
Sept 18 SUN 7:00pm
INSIGHTS SEMINAR: Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The seminar series features a panel from the artistic company of the show. Reception at 6:00 p.m. FREE
SHAKESPEARE IN THE GARDEN Tuesday, August 23, Wednesday, August 24, Thursday, August 25, Friday, August 26, and Saturday, August 27; all at 7:00 p.m. Informal presentations in the Craig Noel Garden that enhance the theatregoing experience. FREE
POST-SHOW FORUMS: Tuesdays, August 23 and August 30, Wednesday, August 24.
Discuss the play with members of the cast and crew following the performance. FREE
BOX OFFICE WINDOW HOURS: Noon to final curtain Tuesday through Sunday. American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and VISA accepted. (619) 23-GLOBE [234-5623].
LOCATION: The Old Globe is located in San Diego’s Balboa Park at 1363 Old Globe Way. Free parking is available throughout the park. Valet parking is also available ($12).
PHOTOS: Digital images of Globe productions are available at TheOldGlobe.org/pressroom.
Susan Chicoine (619) 238-0043 x2352 schicoine@TheOldGlobe.org
Mike Hausberg (619) 238-0043 x2355 mhausberg@TheOldGlobe.org