Arian Moayed, Sherie Rene Scott to Star in Farsi-English Production of Hamlet
The drama will be directed by Tom Ridgely.
Tony nominees Arian Moayed, Sherie Rene Scott, and Micah Stock will star in a dual-language version of Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture. The Waterwell production, set in Persia on the eve of World War I and performed in English and Farsi, will run May 10-June 3.
Moayed will take on the title role, with Scott as Gertrude, and Stock as Horatio. Barzin Akhavan, Amir Arison, Maryam Ataei, Brendan Averett, Cary Donaldson, Andrew Guilarte, Abraham Makany, Arash Mokhtar, Ajay Naidu, Sathya Sridharan, and Sheila Vand complete the company.
Tom Ridgely directs the production, which features original music by Mohsen Namjoo, scenic design by Jason Simms, costume design by Nina Vartanian, lighting design by Reza Behjat, and sound design by Sinan Zafar.