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
Yi Zhao

YI ZHAO is a Beijing-born, Paris-raised and U.S.-educated artist currently based in Brooklyn, who designs lighting for theater, opera, dance and live music. He is pleased to make his Wilma debut with Hamlet. Recent projects include Much Ado About Nothing at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, WAR at Yale Rep, Livin’ La Vida Imelda and Chairs and a Long Table with Ma-Yi Theater Company, Becoming Cuba at Huntington Theatre Company, A Doctor in Spite of Himself at Yale Rep and Berkeley Rep, Blown Youth with New Georges, Republic and Beckett Solos with Hoi Polloi, La Cenerentola at Curtis Institute of Music, Paola Prestini’s Labyrinth Installation Concertos with Beth Morrison Projects, The Garden with Nichole Canuso Dance Company, and many others. www.yi-zhao.com