May 22-June 18, 2011
In 1596 Shakespeare had a creative crisis. Broke and bedeviled by self-doubt, he was unable to write the “Henry IV” play commissioned by the Lord Chamberlain. The question of whether “to be or not to be” hung by a thread — until Shakespeare met one of London’s first African slaves — who changed his life.
by Steven Fechter
directed by Eric Parness
Chris Ceraso*, Zack Calhoon*, Lucille Duncan*, Nancy Nagrant*, Romy Nordlinger*, Steven Pounders*, David L. Townsend*, Stewart Walker*, Shaun Bennet Wilson
THE CLURMAN THEATRE
*Denotes member of AEA.
"Somewhere in all this we meet Grace (the poised Shaun Bennet Wilson)...whose beauty and stoicism beguile Shakespeare." (Catherine Rampell, The New York Times)