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By William Shakespeare
Directed by Daniel Jáquez
“O, she's warm.”
A three week tour of a free Shakespeare production that includes workshops and talkbacks, reaching thousands of people across San Diego.
Rediscover one of Shakespeare’s most enticing and moving romances with the touring Globe for All troupe of actors. King Leontes suspects his wife of infidelity with his best friend from youth, Polixines, the king of Bohemia. After he explodes in rage, only time and forgiveness can bring healing to his family and his wounded land. The Winter’s Tale sweeps from tragedy to comedy—along the way visiting the royal court, dancing shepherds, a most extraordinary statue, and one notoriously hungry bear. Globe for All is the centerpiece of The Old Globe’s commitment to creating public value by making theatre matter to more people. It tours free professional Shakespeare to community-based venues throughout San Diego County.
Please check back soon for dates, times, and community venues.
William Shakespeare (Playwright), 1564–1616, was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. During his career he wrote 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and other verses. His body of plays consists of tragedies, comedies, romances, and histories, including All’s Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, King Lear, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, Othello, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
Daniel Jáquez (Director) is a Co-Founding Director of TuYo Theatre, a company that creates and produces theatre from a diverse Latinx perspective. He served as Artistic Director of Milagro in Oregon, and in New York he was Director of both INTAR Theatre’s young acting company and its New Works Lab, an annual festival for emerging Latinx playwrights. Mr. Jáquez, now based in San Diego, has directed and produced shows Off and Off Off Broadway, across the United States, and internationally. Theatre matters because it builds empathy by bringing us together in one place to share an experience that reflects the human condition of people around us and around the world.
Yi-Chien Lee (Scenic Design) is a San Diego–based set designer. Her select design credits include Mission Incomplete (Young Star New Vision), Code: Cyrus (Divertimento. Media), In Search of Beckett (Double Theatre), You Tube (The Dead-End Flower Troupe), Everybody Black (UC San Diego), How to Defend Yourself and Mothers (Wagner New Play Festival), and Girlfriend (Diversionary Theatre). She received an M.F.A. from UC San Diego, and her work on Moondrunk has been selected for the Emerging Young Artist/Imagination Exhibition at the 2019 Prague Quadrennial. Theatre matters because present matters.
Charlotte Devaux (Costume Design) has designed 26 productions at The Old Globe, where she holds the position of Resident Costume Design Associate. Her designs have also been seen at La Jolla Playhouse and San Diego Repertory Theatre. She has designed extensively for both theatre and television in Christchurch, New Zealand, as well as in London and Sydney. She is a recipient of a prestigious Theatre Communications Group grant undertaking costume research in London and Bath. Theatre matters because it celebrates live storytelling, reflecting ideas and questions about life.
Erdis Maxhelaku (Composer and Creative Musician) started playing cello at the age of seven in Albania and later received a bachelor’s degree in Cello Performance. His passion for music has led him to embracing many genres: rock, pop, indie, flamenco, metal, and more. He is a sought-out recording artist in San Diego who writes and performs his own music and teaches private lessons. He collaborates with many local musicians, utilizing his multifaceted performing, improvisation, writing, and recording skills. Theatre matters because it is a journey that takes us many different places.
David Huber (Voice and Text Coach) has worked on 40 Globe productions since 2014.His most recent shows include Noura, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like It, and The Underpants. He has worked as an actor at The Old Globe, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Pittsburgh Playhouse, and many others. He coaches professionally and privately, teaches at local colleges and schools, and is an M.F.A. graduate of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program. Theatre matters because it helps us live an examined life capable of change and growth.
Chandra R.M. Anthenill (Production Stage Manager) has worked on the Globe productions of What You Are, Tiny Beautiful Things, Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, A Thousand Splendid Suns, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Globe for All), Twelfth Night (Globe for All), Guys and Dolls, Camp David, and The Comedy of Errors. Her credits as a production stage manager include Beachtown, Outside Mullingar, The Oldest Boy, and Honky (San Diego Repertory Theatre) and The Last Wife, Spring Awakening, Assassins, and Company (Cygnet Theatre Company). Theatre matters because it opens the boundaries between communities.
Hannah May (Assistant Stage Manager) is ecstatic to be working with the Globe for All Tour for her fifth year in a row. She is a local San Diego stage manager, graduating from San Diego State University in 2015. Some of her work has included Life After, Barefoot in the Park, Ken Ludwig’s Robin Hood!, The Blameless, and Meteor Shower (The Old Globe), Rock of Ages, Shockheaded Peter,and The Wind and the Breeze (Cygnet Theatre Company),and the 2017 POP Tour (La Jolla Playhouse). Theatre matters because it is an art that touches all and judges none.