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
Steven Rishard

Steven Rishard was last seen at the Wilma as Joe Ryan in When the Rain Stops Falling. As a Wilma HotHouse member other Wilma productions include The Hard Problem, Antigone, Hamlet, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead. At Interact Theater he played Matt in Straight White Men, and at Philadelphia Theater company he played Ben in Detroit. New York credits include Luz at La Mama, P.S. Jones and the Frozen City with Terra Nova Collective, The Bacchae for The Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park, In the Penal Colony at Classic Stage Company. With the theater company Divison13 Productions; Act Without Words 1, at the Brooklyn Can Factory.  Cascado, and Journeys Among the Dead, at HERE. Regional credits include Quartet at The Court Theater, The Rainmaker at Triad Stage, and The Beautiful Dark at Premiere Stages. TV credits include Law and Order, Law and Order SVU, The Americans, Kings, Unforgettable, and Treme. Film credits include Shelter (6 Souls), Hal Hartley’s Meanwhile, and Joy D. Vee. Steven is also a visual artist and his work can be seen at StevenRishardArt.com