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Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead


Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

by Tom Stoppard

directed by Elizabeth Hunter

presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.

What would you do if you suddenly found yourself living in the world of Hamlet? When Rosencrantz & Guildenstern find themselves rushing toward Elsinore with the rules of probability playing funny tricks, they don't know which way is up! Celebrate T@F's 10th Anniversary with Tom Stoppard's wise and witty masterwork.

Director: Elizabeth Hunter is the founding Artistic Director of Theatre@First. Ten years ago, she directed Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead for the first time, followed by Murder in the Cathedral, Talley's Folly, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Margaret Ghost, Much Ado About Nothing, Never After, Pride & Prejudice, and The Vagina Monologues. She also founded Bare Bones: Staged Readings at T@F and directed Clubfoot, or Tales from the Back of an Ambulance as part of that ongoing series. As an actor, she has appeared with T@F for Festival@First 2: Summer Splash: My Boyfriend's Wife (Raina), You Can't Take It With You (Penny), Equus (Dysart), and Bare Bones: Mrs. Hawking (Mrs. Hawking). Elizabeth is excited to celebrate Theatre@First's 10th Anniversary by returning to the beginning and seeing how far we've come.


The Davis Square Theatre, Davis Square, Somerville, MA

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Performance Schedule

Friday   April 4, 2014   7 pm
Saturday   April 5, 2014   4 pm (matinee)
Sunday   April 6, 2014   7 pm
Wednesday   April 9, 2014   7 pm
Thursday   April 10, 2014   7 pm
Friday   April 11, 2014   7 pm
Saturday   April 12, 2014   4 pm (matinee)



Rosencrantz       Jason Merrill
Guildenstern       Mike Haddad
Lead Player       Johnbarry Green
Hamlet       Michael Tomasulo
Gertrude       Lori-Anne Cohen
Claudius       Geoffrey Pingree
Polonius       David Policar
Ophelia       Melody Martin
Attendant/Pirate       Santiago Rivas
Attendant/Pirate       Chris Soule
Ambassador       Jack Dietz
Tragedians       Mare Freed
        Jared Hite
        Eric Villhauer
        Chris Deter
        Micha Goolsby


The Production Team

Director       Elizabeth Hunter
Producer       Beckie Hunter
Assistant Director       Brigid Battell
Technical Director       Jo Guthrie
Set Designer       Brie Frame
Sound Designer       Neil Marsh
Fight Choreographer       James Hester
Stage Manager       Katie Aasland
Rehearsal Assistant       Theresa Haas
House Manager       Chris DeKalb
Props Design       Shazza Gilbert
Costume Design       Amanda Dausman
Costume Design       Vickie Wu
Make-Up/Hair Designer       Zeph Stewart
Graphic Designer       Gilly Rosenthol