In a St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival first, regular townsfolk from local communities will be performing alongside the Festival’s 12 professional actors in its upcoming production of Julius Caesar.
The theatre company applied to the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association for a one-time concession to allow up to 20 community members to perform in the production. It was granted and 19 brave volunteers will be learning Roman military formations, singing, and acting, in tunics and togas.
The local performers, in alphabetical order, are: Philip Bury (Spencerville) Bill Chambers (Prescott) Daniel Cook (Maitland) Katrish Evoy (Cardinal) Harold Hess (Elizabethtown) Barbara Kobolak (Stittsville) Tom Kobolak (Stittsville) Sherry Leeder (Brockville) Reed McDonald (Chaffey’s Lock) Nolan Molson (Prescott) Gerry Morand (Maitland) For Immediate Release Media Contact: Rona Waddington cell 416 992 5439 [email protected] www.stlawrenceshakespeare.ca Will Raby (Brockville) Alec Richardson (Cardinal) Daniel Richardson (Cardinal) Bill Roberts (Prescott) Sarah Stone (Prescott) Riley Vallom (Prescott) Tom van Dusen (Russell) Steven Wormington (Prescott).
The St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival production of Julius Caesar opens Saturday, July 16th, then runs in repertory with Much Ado About Nothing until Saturday, August 20th. For more info, head to their website: www.stlawrenceshakespearefestival.com.