Carolyn Cook, Sharon Ott, et al. Set for Georgia Shakespeare's 2011 Season
Carolyn Cook will star as Prospera in Shakespeare's The Tempest (June 8-July 23), directed by Sharon Ott and also featuring Chris Kayser as the sprite Ariel. John Dillon will direct Antony and Cleopatra (June 23-July 22), adapted by Amlin Gray and starring Tess Malis Kincaid as Cleopatra.
Georgia Shakespeare will present a musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (July 5-22), featuring book and lyrics by April-Dawn Gladu with music and lyrics by Daniel Levy.
Richard Garner will direct two production for the theater: Michael Frayn's farce, Noises Off (July 28-August 14) and Tennessee Williams' classic, The Glass Menagerie (October 6-30). The year will end with a holiday show (December 7-26), to be announced.
Additional events will include the free family event, Shakespeare's Birthday and Open House (April 23, 11am-2pm) and Bard's Bash 2011 (May 21, 6:30pm), a benefit gala honoring Flora Maria Garcia and the Metro Atlanta Arts & Culture Coalition with the Spirit of Will Award.