Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare
directed by Blanka Zizka
January 15, 2019February 9, 2019

Meet the Artists

Cast

Krista Apple • Nurse
Taysha Marie Canales • Juliet
Keith J. Conallen • Prince, Apothecary
Suli Holum • Lady Capulet
Justin Jain • Tybalt
Anthony Martinez-Briggs • Mercutio
Steven Rishard • Lord Capulet
Kevin Meehan • Benvolio
Matteo Scammell • Romeo
Lindsay Smiling • Friar Lawrence

Production Team

Blanka Zizka • Director
Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Maria Shaplin • Lighting Designer
Chris Sannino • Sound Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Silvana Cardell • Choreographer
Walter Bilderback • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager
Clayton Tejada • Production Manager
Gracie Martin • Composer, Music Director, Vocals
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