Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced an extension of their production of Much Ado About Nothing, which will now play through January 7. Ethan McSweeny directs the production.

The STC production of this classic tale of matched wits and love is set on a sugar cane plantation in 1930s Cuba.

The cast features Kathryn Meisle in the role of Beatrice and Derek Smith as Benedick. Also included in the cast are Floyd King as Verges, Ted van Griethuysen as Dogberry, Bev Appleton as Antonio, Colleen Delany as Ursula, Ryan Garbayo as Claudio, Mark Hairston as Borachio, Rachel Spencer Hewitt as Margaret, Kate Hurster as Hero, Lawrence Redmond as Friar Francis, Matthew Saldivar as Don John, Ashley Smith as Conrade, Adrian Sparks as Leonato, and David Emerson Toney as Don Pedro.

The creative team includes Lee Savage (sets), Clint Ramos (costumes), Tyler Micoleau (lighting), Steven Cahill (sound), and Marcos Santana (choreography).

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