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Shakespeare(ish)

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Remixed Rogue Style

Shakespeare(ish) is twisted love poetry on the edge of madness and merriment –a sword fight with masked kings, prophesying puppets, and singing clowns. In this hyper-fun, hyper-family-friendly performance, Rogue Artists Ensemble digs down to the heart of the Bard, sharing the joys, the sorrows and the non-stop action of the greatest playwright of all time. The Rogues bring their “whirligig of ferocious creativity” (LA Weekly) to remix Shakespeare’s iconic scenes and make the Bard roll over in, and out of, his grave.

As seen at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Cal Arts, Annenberg Community Beach House, The Chance Theater and the UC Irvine New Swan Shakespeare Festival.

Upcoming Performances:

August 22 at 4pm
(with a puppet-making workshop for children)
at Kings Road Park
1000 Kings Road, West Hollywood 90069
FREE

Bring Shakespeare(ish) to your school, festival or venue – NOW BOOKING FOR SUMMER 2015!

Shakespeare(ish) (HYPERBOLE: bard – 2014) Summer Tour teaser #1 from Rogue Artists Ensemble on Vimeo.

The Players:

Julia Garcia Combs
Victoria Hogan
Jeremy Hohn,
Alexander Makardish
Miles Taber

*Visit our Artists Page to read about all the Artists involved in this production.

Production Staff

Sara Haddadin: Stage Manager

Sean T. Cawelti: Director

Julia Garcia-Combs: Movement Coach

Lori Meeker: Costume Designer

Cristina Bercovitz: Puppet Designer

Sean T. Cawelti: Puppet Designer

Noelle Hoffman: Sound Designer

Sean T. Cawelti: Mask Designer

Jack Pullman: Mask Designer

Brittany Blouch: Prop Designer

Matthew G. Hill: Scenic Designer

 

Featured Musicians:

The Ditty Bops, “Waste Away”

Tyler Staments, “Out Spot”

Zach Lupetin, “Fume Of Sighs” (Romeo & Juliet) sung by Z.N. Lupetin & Liz Beebe, “Lovers Lament.” Songs composed by Z. Lupetin with The Dustbowl Revival

Gregory Desgouttes, “Intro Storm”

Adrien Prevost, “La danse de Falstaff” (Falstaff dance) and R&J’s “La Rencontre”

Mathew Patrick Davis, “Iambic Pentameter”  

 

Special Thanks

Shakespeare(ish)  is made possible in part by a Culver City Performing Arts Grant with support from Sony Pictures Entertainment and is sponsored by the City of West Hollywood, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. City Logo NOBACKGROUND

 

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