Posts Tagged ‘Shakespeare’

Today I have audio for you from our two most recent performances: January’s Measure for Measure, directed by Mark Hulse, and February’s Henry IV part 2, directed by Richard LeComte.

Measure for Measure

Henry IV part 2

On Thursday, Feb 15, 7:30pm at the Tuscaloosa Cultural Arts Center (http://cac.tuscarts.org/contactus.php), Improbable Fictions will present a staged reading of Shakespeare’s Henry IV part 2, Shakespearean Boogaloo, directed by Richard LeComte, (richard.lecomte@ua.edu). Free and open to the public.

We’re still casting for this reading, so if you’re interested in participating, contact Richard soon!

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We’re still casting for all shows, so feel free to reach out to Nic Helms (nrhelms@ua.edu) or any of our directors if you’d like to participate!
  • Thursday, Jan 18, 7:30pm at 205 Gorgas Library, a staged reading of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, directed by Mark Hulse (mchulse@crimson.ua.edu).
  • Thursday, Feb 15, 7:30pm at the Tuscaloosa Cultural Arts Center (http://cac.tuscarts.org/contactus.php), a staged reading of Shakespeare’s Henry IV part 2, Electric Boogaloo, directed by Richard LeComte, dramaturgy by Austin Whitver (richard.lecomte@ua.edu, hawhitver@ua.edu).
  • Late March or early April, an Easter-themed Medieval staged reading, venue TBA, directed by Deborah Parker, dramaturgy by Cordelia Ross (parkerburch@comcast.net, caross4@ua.edu).
  • Thursday, Apr 19, 7:30pm at the Tuscaloosa Cultural Arts Center (http://cac.tuscarts.org/contactus.php), a staged reading of Edward Bond’s Bingo, a play about the last years of Shakespeare’s life, directed by Steve Burch (sburch@as.ua.edu).
And here’s the poster for our first show:
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The Facebook Event

If you missed our staged reading on Sep 21, fear not! You can find the audio from the event here:

Apologies for the background noise at the start. It dies down once the performance begins.

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On Thursday, Sep 21 at 7:30pm, at the Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Improbable Fictions will present a staged reading of Titia Andronica, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. Adapted and directed by Erin Hildebrand and Courtney Parker.

Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama (english.ua.edu/grad/strode).

For more information about Improbable Fictions, please visit improbablefictions.org.

Cast

TITIA ANDRONICA – MK Foster
MARCUS ANDRONICUS – Will Ramsay
LAVINIA – Emma Leisentritt
LUCIUS – Tyler Sasser
MUTIUS – Joseph Welty
MARTIUS – Deborah Parker
QUINTUS – Lily Davenport
YOUNG LUCIUS – Joseph Welty
SATURNINUS – Charlie Bell
TAMORA – Elizabeth Theriot
DEMETRIUS – Matt Smith
CHIRON – Theodore Nollert
PUBLIUS – Deborah Parker
BASSIANUS – Geoffrey Emerson
AEMILIUS – Deborah Parker
MESSENGER – Lily Davenport
COUNTRY FELLOW – Geoffrey Emerson
GOTH – Joseph Welty

 

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Fall 2017 casting calls!

If you’re interested in reading for Titia Andronica, please contact Erin Hildebrand (eahildebrand@crimson.ua.edu) and Courtney Parker (caparker4@crimson.ua.edu).

If you’re interested in reading for Samson Agonistes, please contact Nic Helms (nrhelms@ua.edu).

If you’re interested in reading archival World War I materials at the Kentuck Festival of the Arts, please contact Deborah Parker (parkerburch@comcast.net).

Casting calls for Spring 2018 will come in December.

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On Monday, April 24th at 7:30pm at the Tuscaloosa Cultural Arts Center, Improbable Fictions will present Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra. Pre-show music begins at 7:10pm. As always, IF events are free and open to the public.

The Facebook Event

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(The IF event will not star Sara Bernhardt as Cleopatra. Apologies.)

Antony and Cleopatra program 2, 2017