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Theatre for a New Audience Extends Pericles, With Will Swenson and Christian Camargo

Trevor Nunn directs the production.

A scene from Theatre for a New Audience's Pericles, directed by Trevor Nunn.
(© Gerry Goodstein)

Theatre for a New Audience has announced an extension for its currently running production of Pericles, directed by Trevor Nunn. The production, which was originally set to close March 27, will now play through April 10 at Polonsky Shakespeare Center.

Christian Camargo (Dexter) stars in the title role, with Tony nominee Will Swenson (Les Misérables) as Cleon. The members of PigPen Theatre Co. serve as musicians performing the new original score by Shaun Davey. Additional cast members are Oberon K.A. Adjepong (Thaliard/Pandar), Earl Baker Jr. (Antiochus/Cerimon), Philip Casnoff (Helicanus), Gia Crovatin (Thaisa), Lilly Englert (Marina), Nina Hellman (Dionyza), Zachary Infante (Leonine/2nd Fisherman), Patrice Johnson Chevannes (Bawd/Lychorida), John Keating (Boult/1st Fisherman), Ian Lassiter (Lysimachus), Sam Morales (Daughter/Handmaid), Raphael Nash Thompson (Gower), Michael Siberry (Simonides), with Alex Falberg, Ben Ferguson, Curtis Gillen, Ryan Melia, Matt Nuernberger, Arya Shahi, and Dan Weschler.

Pericles, one of Shakespeare's late plays, is part of Theatre for a New Audience's season-long celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. This production, marks British-born Tony-winning director Nunn's first time directing Pericles, and also his first time staging Shakespeare with an American company.

Scenic design for Pericles is by Robert Jones, costume design is by Constance Hoffman, lighting design is by Stephen Strawbridge, and sound design is by Daniel Kluger. Brian Brooks choreographs.

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