Troilus and Cressida - Secret Shakespeare V
Performance: November 17th 2017 - Berkeley Street Theatre, Toronto
Secret Shakespeare is a theatrical and charitable initiative started by Ellie Moon in 2016. The event brings together a cast and director for seven hours of intense rehearsal and a same-day performance, with box office proceeds going to a charity of the director's choice. I directed a 75-minute cut of Troilus and Cressida for this fifth instalment in the series, benefitting The Leap Manifesto. I worked with a tremendous cast and we were able to share our work with an appreciative full house at Canadian Stage's Berkeley Theatre upstairs. Intense doesn't begin to describe the experience! Thank you to everyone who donated their time, talent and passion.
Team: Jenna Borsato (stage manager), Simon Fon (fights), Quinn Jacobs (sound), Annie MacKay (producer), Chris Malkowski (lighting), Ellie Moon (founder and producer), Shannon Murphy (producer) and Tim Welham (text coach)
Cast: Christopher Allen, Claire Armstrong, Dalal Badr, Shannon Currie, Toni Ellwand, Soo Garay, Cameron Grant, Jonah Hundert, Stephen Jackman-Torkoff, Ron Kennell, Minh Ly, Kelly Penner, Elizabeth Saunders and Gugun Deep Singh
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