by William Shakespeare
directed by Blanka Zizka
March 25, 2015May 2, 2015

Meet the Artists


Krista Apple-Hodge • Gertrude
Ross Beschler • Horatio/Player
Keith J. Conallen • Bernardo/Osric/Rosencrantz/Pall Bearer
Sarah Gliko • Ophelia/Player/Fortinbras
Joe Guzmán • Polonius/Pall Bearer
Zainab Jah • Hamlet
Jered McLenigan • Marcellus/Guildenstern/Pall Bearer/Attendant
Brian Ratcliffe • Laertes/Player Queen
Steven Rishard • Claudius
Lindsay Smiling • Ghost/Player King/Norwegian Captain/Gravedigger
Ed Swidey • Voltemand/First Player/Lucianus/Poisoner/Priest/ English Ambassador

Production Team

Blanka Zizka • Director
Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Yi Zhao • Lighting Designer
Alex Games • Sound Designer
Emma Violet • Sound Designer
Zachary Beattie-Brown • Sound Designer
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager
Zainab Jah

Zainab is from from London, UK and Freetown, Sierra Leone. Theatre credits include Prudence (The Convert) Josephine (Ruined), Williamstown Theatre Festival (A Doll’s House), Yale Rep (Eclipsed, Trojan Women), Classical Theatre of Harlem, The Public Theatre (In Darfur), Regan, (King Lear Classical Theatre of Harlem), Beatrice, (Much Ado... ), Queen Isabella (Edward II),  Macaria, (Peter Sellars’ Children Of Herakles), European Tour. Film and TV credits include principal roles in ‘Dinner Rush’ with Danny Aiello, Law & Order SVU. Awards:  Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award, Featured Actress (The Convert)  San Francisco Bay Area Critics’ Circle – Outstanding Performance, Female Featured Role, (Ruined), San Diego Critics’ Circle Featured Actress Award (Ruined), Drama Desk Ensemble Award (Trojan Women)