Hamlet

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

Meet the Artists

Cast

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
Matt Saunders

Recent Off-Broadway includes, Futurity for Soho Rep and Ars Nova, Good Person of Szechwan at The Public Theater, The Tempest for The Public Theater at the Delacaorte, and As You Like It for The Acting Company at The New Victory and Lincoln Center. Regionally, Matt has designed at the Mark Taper Forum, Huntington Theatre Company, Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Spoleto Festival, Arden Theatre Company, Pig Iron Theatre Company, Philadelphia Theatre Company, and Yale Repertory Theatre. Matt is a long-time collaborator with Blanka Zizka, and The Wilma Theater. Recent design work at the Wilma includes An Octoroon, The Hard Problem, Hamlet and Don Juan Comes Home from Iraq. Matt holds an MFA from Yale School of Drama. He is a 2014 Pew Fellow in the Arts, as well as 2015 Hodder Fellow at Princeton University. Matt is the Associate Artistic Director of the OBIE Award-Winning theatre company, New Paradise Laboratories; and the Assistant Professor of Design in the Department of Theater at Swarthmore College. mattsaunders.net