John Douglas Thompson
John Douglas Thompson
Shakespeare & Company has announced the lineup of pieces that will be presented as part of its 16th annual Studio Festival of Plays, to run September 6-7. In the two-day marathon, company actors and special guest actors present ten productions in the form of works-in-progress and staged readings.

The first day of the Studio Festival will include Jane Martin's Anton in Show Business (11am - 12:30pm), directed by Gina Kaufman; Richard L. Gaw's Hour Glass (12:45-2pm), directed by Rose Ginsburg; Johannes von Saaz's Death and the Ploughman (2:25-3:45pm), directed by Daniela Varon; David Ives' The Liar (5-6pm), directed by Andrew Borthwick-Leslie; Shelagh Stephenson's The Memory of Water (6:15-7:45pm), directed by Eric Tucker; and Bill Cain's Equivocation (8-10pm), directed by Reggie Life.

Pieces that will be presented on the second day of the festival are: Moira Buffini's Love Play (11am-12:30pm), directed by Tod Randolph; David Hare's Amy's View (12:45-2pm), directed by Timothy Douglas; Michael Hollinger's Opus (2:15-3:45pm), directed by Kaufman); and Kim Carney's The Home Team (5:30-7:00pm, directed by Varon.

Among the actors scheduled to appear in the productions are Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Jim Beaudin, Karen Beaumont, Andrew Borthwick-Leslie, Nehassaui deGannes, Timothy Douglas, Leia Espericueta, Rose Ginsberg, Nigel Gore, Sonya Hamlin, Rory Hammond, Dana Harrison, Alexandra Lincoln, Corinna May, Josh Aaron McCabe, Annette Miller, Susannah Millonzi, Christianna Nelson, Julie Nelson, Tom O'Keefe, Tina Packer, Diane Prusha, Tod Randolph, Wesley Rice, Connie Russo, Andy Talen, Douglas Thompson, John Douglas Thompson, Michael Toomey, Eric Tucker, Stacy Weckstein, Bob Wicks, and Kristin Wold.