Chirstopher Luscombe
Chirstopher Luscombe
Casting has been announced for The Shakespeare's Globe revival of Christopher Luscombe's production of The Merry Wives of Windsor, which runs August 14-October 2, before traveling to Los Angeles and New York. The show is designed by Janet Bird, with music composition by Nigel Hess.

The show will star Christopher Benjamin as Falstaff, alongside Sue Wallace as Mistresss 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. The musicians will be William Lyons, Paul Bevan, Robin Jeffrey, Sharon Lindo, Neil Rowland

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

For more information, visit www.shakespeares-globe.org