THE BOOK OF WILL

August 15-September 9, 2018

1619-1623. London and Stratford-upon-Avon, England. Will Shakespeare is dead, and his legacy depends on a circle of devoted writers, actors, and friends. When a fishy Hamlet plays fast and loose nearby, the cohorts scramble to keep the Bard’s true words from fading into obscurity. The solution? A definitive collection of his plays. But to print it, they must overcome a ruthless publisher, an inebriated poet, and their own ticking mortality. Atlanta native Lauren Gunderson unfurls her trademark humor and smarts in this love letter to theatre’s timeless superstar.

Winner of the 2018 Steinberg/American Theatre Critics Association New Play Award

ARTISTIC TEAM

Director David Crowe
Set Designers Moriah and Isabel Curley-Clay
Costume Designer Emmie Tuttle
Lighting Designer Mary Parker
Sound Designer Dan Bauman
Props Artisan Kathryn Muse
Dramaturg Michael Evenden
Production Stage Manager Liz Campbell*
Assistant Stage Manager Allison Kelly*
Artistic Director Tom Key
Associate Artistic Director & Casting Director Clifton Guterman

*Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, Theatrical Outfit, and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
** Member of United Scenic Artists

PRODUCTION TEAM

Production Manager Jeff Millsaps
Technical Director  Colin McCord
Carpenters Dristian Bailey, Chad Fenimore,
Daniel Lewis, Dan Prince
Scenic Charge
Master Electrician/Light Board Operator  Damien Helms
Electricians Harley Gould, Annie Ly, Joe Monaghan, Marshall Moore, Joe Swift, Philip Wray
Sound Engineer
Wardrobe

RUNNING TIME

bookofwill

Written by
Lauren Gunderson

Directed by
David Crowe

CAST MEMBERS

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Kyle Brumley*

Ed Knight, Isaac Jaggard

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Elisa Carlson*

Rebecca Heminges, Anne Hathaway Shakespeare

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George Contini*

Richard Burbage, Wiliam Jaggard, Horatio

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Suehyla El-Attar*

Elizabeth Condell, Emilia Bassano Lanier, Marcellus

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Paul Hester*

Ralph Crane, Francisco

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Tom Key*

John Heminges

Eliana

Eliana Marianes

Alice Heminges, Susannah Shakespeare

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William S. Murphey*

Ben Jonson, Sir Edward Dering

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Doyle Reynolds

Henry Condell

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Ryan Vo

Marcus, Boy Hamlet, Bernardo

*Appearing through an Agreement between this theatre, Theatrical Outfit, and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

PERFORMANCE DATES

Preview Performance August 15, 2018 7:30 pm
Preview Performance August 16, 2018 7:30 pm
Preview Performance August 17, 2018 7:30 pm
Opening Night Performance August 18, 2018 7:30 pm
Matinee Performance August 19, 2018 2:30 pm
Evening Performance August 22, 2018 7:30 pm
Student Matinee August 23, 2018 11:00 am
Evening Performance August 23, 2018 7:30 pm
Evening Performance August 24, 2018 7:30 pm
Matinee Performance August 25, 2018 2:30 pm
Evening Performance August 25, 2018 7:30 pm
Matinee Performance August 26, 2018 2:30 pm
Evening Performance August 29, 2018 7:30 pm
Student Matinee August 30, 2018 11:00 am
Evening Performance August 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Evening Performance August 31, 2018 7:30 pm
Matinee Performance September 1, 2018 2:30 pm
Evening Performance September 1, 2018 7:30 pm
Matinee Performance September 2, 2018 2:30 pm
Industry Performance September 3, 2018 7:30 pm
Evening Performance September 5, 2018 7:30 pm
Evening Performance September 6, 2018 7:30 pm
Evening Performance September 7, 2018 7:30 pm
Matinee Performance September 8, 2018 2:30 pm
Evening Performance September 8, 2018 7:30 pm
Closing Performance September 9, 2018 2:30 pm

Macy’s Page to Stage Post-Show Talk Backs
Friday, August 24 and Friday, August 31.
Representatives from the creative team/staff share how they moved the show from script to finished production!

RUNNING TIME

2 hours and 45 minutes
(including intermission)

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