Sullivan, who is directing the Shakespeare in the Park production of All's Well That Ends Well will be featured on Wednesday, May 18 at 6:30pm. Esbjornson, who is directing Measure for Measure, will be featured Wednesday, May 25 at 6:30pm. The aim of the salon series is to provide The Public's audience with intimate behind-the-scenes access to the extraordinary talents whose work helps make The Public Theater one of the leading producers of Shakespeare in America.
The 2011 Shakespeare in the Park season will run June 6-July 30 at the Delacorte Theater. The company for the productions will feature Kristen Connolly (Juliet/Diana), John Cullum (Escalus/King of France), Carson Elrod (Pompey/Interpreter), Joe Forbrich (Friar/Duke of Florence), Danai Gurira (Isabella), Michael Hayden (Angelo/Second Brother Dumaine), André Holland (Claudio/Bertram), Jordan Lund (Abhorson/Rinaldo), David Manis (Elbow/Lavatch), Dakin Matthews (Provost/Lafew), Caitlin O'Connell (Nun/Widow), Annie Parisse (Mariana/Helena), Tonya Pinkins (Mistress Overdone/Countess), Lorenzo Pisoni (Duke/First Brother Dumaine), Reg Rogers (Lucio/Parolles), and Lucas Caleb Rooney (Barnadine /Gentleman).
The creative team will include scenic designer Scott Pask, costume designers Elizabeth Hope Clancy (Measure for Measure) and Jane Greenwood (All's Well That Ends Well), lighting designer Peter Kaczorowski, and composers John Gromada (Measure for Measure) and Tom Kitt (All's Well That Ends Well), as well as Acme Sound Partners, which will provide sound design.
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