Christopher Luscombe
Christopher Luscombe
Dates have been announced for the U.S. engagements for The Shakespeare's Globe revival of Christopher Luscombe's production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Subsequent to the show's performances in London, continuing through October 2, the production will play an engagement at the Eli and Edyth Broad Stage in Santa Monica, running October 14-24 and New York's Michael Schimmel Center for the Performing Arts, running October 28 - November 7. The show is designed by Janet Bird, with music composition by Nigel Hess.

The company will feature Christopher Benjamin as Falstaff, alongside Sue Wallace as Mistress Quickly, Serena Evans as Mistress Page, Sarah Woodward as Mistress Ford, Andrew Havill as Frank Ford, Gerard McCarthy as Fenton, Barnaby Edwards as Rugby, and Ceri-Lyn Chissone as Anne Page.

The cast will also include Nathan Amzi as Simple, Gareth Armstrong as Evans, William Belchambers as Slender, Philip Bird as Dr. Caius, Peter Gale as Shallow, Michael Garner as Page, Gregory Gudgeon as Pym, and Jonty Stevens as Host.

After its U.S. engagements, the production will then return to the UK for performances in Milton Keynes, Norwich, Richmond, and Bath.