Speakeysie News Desk 1/1/2020 — HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
Directed by Jaclyn Hofmann
$15 General Admission Preview Thursday January 2, 2020
$20 General Admission Preview Friday January 3, 2020
Performances January 4-26, 2020
Sponsored by Dr. C. Matthew Palmer
A shipwreck, separated identical twins, mistaken identities, romance, revenge and one pair of yellow stockings…welcome to Orsino’s court and the zany world of Illyria.
Join the cast and crew members for a lively post show Q&A on Sunday January 19, 2020
Cast and Crew
Viola – Rachel Frawley
Olivia – India Tyree
Orsino – Marlon Burnley*
Feste – Matt Nitchie*
Malvolio – Jacob York*
Sir Toby Belch – David Weber
Sir Andrew Aguecheek – Avery Sharpe
Maria – Megan Rose
Curio – Sariel Taribio
Valentine – Kaley Pharr
Captain – Avery Sharpe
Antonio – Nick Reid
Sebastian – Jon Wierenga
Fabian – Adam King
Sailors – Avery Sharpe, Jon Wierenga, Nick Reid
Attendants – Adam King, Nick Reid
Musician – Adam King
1st Officer – Sariel Taribio
2nd Officer – Kaley Pharr
Priest – Sariel Taribio
*Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
-Adapted for this production from The Pocket Companion to Shakespeare’s Plays by J C Trewin
Orsino, the Duke of Illyria, is in love with the Lady Olivia. Viola, “of Messaline,” wrecked on the Illyrian shore and believing wrongly that her twin brother Sebastian has been drowned, becomes (in the male disguise of Cesario) a page to Orsino. Viola/Cesario falls in love with the Duke. She bears his reiterated and scorned love message to the young countess Olivia, who is mourning affectedly for a dead brother. Olivia falls in love with Viola/Cesario. Meanwhile Olivia’s parasitic relative Sir Toby, her gentlewoman Maria, her “allowed fool” Feste and Fabian, also in her service, join to trick Malvolio, her somber, haughty and puritanical steward, an enemy of them all. Presently, told by a forged letter (ostensibly Olivia’s, actually Maria’s) that Olivia is infatuated with him, Malvolio takes to himself the phrase: “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.”
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Performance days & times:
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 PM, and Sundays at 6:30 PM.
Seating areas: Main Floor Seats, Box Seats (on floor) and Balcony Seats
Regular Adult Ticket Prices range from $15-$40 depending on the day of the show, ticket availability and the seating area.
Discount Ticket Options:
$15 for Thursday Previews (See calendar for specific dates)
$20 for Friday Previews (See calendar for specific dates)
NEW STUDENT TICKET PRICES!
Student ticket prices:
$15 General Admission Tickets on Thursdays, $20 in all sections on Fridays and Sundays (No student discounts on Saturdays)
Educator prices: $5 off per adult price level per night (Not valid on Saturday nights.)
Military Discount: $3 off adult ticket price
Senior Discount: $3 off adult ticket price
Group Discount (Parties of 10 or more): $3 off adult ticket price
Purchase Tickets Online for most performances at www.shakespearetavern.com
For information on:
The Shakespeare Club Program and Flex Pass: call The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 x 0,
or visit our website at www.shakespearetavern.com
Education Programs and Workshops: Laura Cole, Director of Education and Training at 404-874-5299, x 58 or email@example.com
Volunteer Opportunities: Rich Snow, Volunteer Coordinator at
404-874-5299, x 59 or Rich@shakespearetavern.com
Accessibility and The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse: The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse is handicapped accessible. Please let the box office know if you have any special needs that we should be aware of in order to make your Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse experience the very best we can. Our handicapped entrance ramp/parking is located directly behind our building. Once you turn onto Renaissance Parkway from Peachtree Street, you will turn right onto Courtland Street. The Tavern’s back entrance will be immediately on your right once you clear the building on the corner and the traffic poles. The turn comes up quickly, so please drive slowly. Handicapped parking is directly in front of the ramp, behind our building, and anywhere spaces are available.
Location: The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse is located at 499 Peachtree Street NE, just four blocks south of The Fox Theater and directly across the street from Emory University Hospital Midtown.
Parking: We recommend parking in the Emory University Hospital Midtown Parking Deck located directly across the street from the front doors of The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse on Peachtree Street. Regular parking price is $5.
Food and Beverage Service: The Tavern opens one hour and fifteen minutes before the performance for food and beverage service. Chef for a Night Catering provides a British-pub-style menu for dinner. The Tavern has beer, wine, coffee, tea, soft drinks, bottle beer and draft beers on tap.
Seating and Box Office: Seating is done on a “first come, first served” basis within each designated section (Main Floor, Box Seats, Balcony). Table seating is limited however all seats can accommodate food and beverages. For tickets or more information, call or email The Tavern Box Office at 404.874.5299 x 0 or firstname.lastname@example.org or buy tickets online at www.shakespearetavern.com
The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse is a registered 501 ( C ) 3 non-profit organization and is a member of The Actor’s Equity Association, the professional union of actors and stage managers.
The Atlanta Shakespeare Company (ASC) at The Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse is supported in part by the Fulton County Commission under the guidance of the Fulton County Arts Council. Major support also is provided by Bloomberg Philanthropies, the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and the Georgia Council for the Arts. But, PRIMARILY, ASC is funded through the generous support provided by people just like you through the Shakespeare Club, the Royals and the Exceptions.