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Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Ian Gallanar*……Founding Artistic Director
Lesley Malin* …..Managing Director
Patrick Kilpatrick*…..Production Manager

Richard II is presented thanks to the generosity of Season for Celebration sponsor Lupin Pharmaceuticals

Richard II

By William Shakespeare

Director:  Kevin J. Costa*
Technical Director: Daniel O’Brien*
Costume Designer: Heather C. Jackson
Production Stage Manager: Lauren Engler
House Manager: Pamela Forton

Setting: England and Wales, late 1300s 

CAST
King Richard the Second…………………………………………………………Jonas David Grey*
John of Gaunt (Duke of Lancaster, uncle to the King)…………………Frank B. Moorman*
Edmund Langley (Duke of York, uncle to the King)…………………….Michael P. Sullivan*
Henry Bolingbroke (Duke of Hereford, son to John of Gaunt)……..Patrick Kilpatrick*
Duke of Aumerle (son to Duke of York)….Séamus Miller*
Thomas Mowbray (Duke of Norfolk)……..Daniel Flint
Duke of Surrey…………………………………… Robby Rose*
Earl of Salisbury………………………………….Robby Rose*
Lord Berkeley …………………………………….Frank B. Moorman*
Bushy (servant to King Richard)…………..Robby Rose*
Bagot (servant to King Richard)……………Daniel Flint
Green (servant to King Richard)…………..Joseph Coracle
Earl of Northumberland………………………Dave Gamble*
Henry Percy (Hotspur, son to Earl of Northumberland)……..James Jager*
Lord Ross………………………………………Matthew Sparacino
Lord Willoughby……………………………Jack Plowe
Lord Fitzwater……………………………….Matthew Sparacino
Bishop of Carlisle…………………………..Frank B. Moorman*
Abbot of Westminster…………………….Joseph Coracle
Lord Marshall………………………………..Michael P. Sullivan*
Sir Pierce of Exton………………………….Daniel Flint
Sir Stephen Scroop………………………..Daniel Flint
Captain of a Band of Welshmen………Séamus Miller*
Queen to King Richard………Chelsea Mayo
Duchess of Gloucester………Molly Moores*
Duchess of York………Karina Hilleard
A Prison Keeper………Matthew Sparacino
Gardener……………….Joseph Coracle
Gardener’s Man……..Jack Plowe
Groom…………………..Molly Moores*
Vocalists………………..Kate Forton, James Jager, Séamus Miller, Jack Plowe
Other Servants and Attendants ………Joseph Coracle, Kate Forton, Karina Hilleard, Jack Plowe, Robby Rose*, Matthew Sparacino

ARTISTIC AND PRODUCTION STAFF
Director………………………………Kevin J. Costa*
Production Manager……………Patrick Kilpatrick*
Stage Manager…………………….Lauren Engler
Sound Designer…………………..Kevin J. Costa*
Technical Director/Scenic Designer Designer/Lighting Designer……..Daniel O’Brien*
Costume Designer ……………….Heather C. Jackson
Props Designer…………………….Mindy Braden*
Musical Director…………………..Scott Farquhar*
Fight Choreographer……………James Jager*
Assistant Stage Manager………Bart Debicki
Light Board Operator ………….Michael Lonegro
Wardrobe Master ………………..Ruthie Griffith

*CSC Company Member

 

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company – Mission

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, the Baltimore area’s third largest theater company, was founded in 2002 with a mission to create innovative performance and education programs that bring the works of William Shakespeare and other classics to life.  It is a member of the Theatre Communications Group, the organization for professional theaters in the United States and the Shakespeare Theatre Association, the international organization for professional Shakespeare theaters. Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is committed to making the arts more accessible to the community by intensifying the connection between audiences and artists and some of the greatest works of theater ever written.  The company’s offices are at the new Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theater, 7  South Calvert Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.  Season for Celebration (2014-2015) performances are scheduled in the downtown Baltimore theater and in the company’s outdoor venue, the ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City. Chesapeake Shakespeare Company is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.