Show Info

June 12 3pm through
June 13 9pm

Union Hall Gallery
2126 K St

Short Center South
1250 Sutterville Rd.

Vox Sacramento
1931 H Street

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Pledge a lump sum in support of this exciting venture. Funds to go to scholarship.

Sacramento Shakespeare Festival presents
A 30 Hour Comedy Reading Marathon (2009)

The Sacramento Shakespeare Festival 2009, produced by City Theatre at Sacramento City College, presents a 30 Hour Shakespeare Comedy Reading Marathon.   

Twelve of Shakespeare’s comedies will be read, end to end, over a thirty hour period, from 3:00 pm Friday, June 12, through 9:00 pm, Saturday, June 13.

The project will culminate with a reading of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at 6:30 pm on Saturday, June 13th, to coincide with Second Saturday.

The plays will be read on campus at Sacramento City College.  Audience is welcome between 3:00 pm and 10:00 pm Friday, and from 8:30 am to 9:00 pm on Saturday.   The full thirty hours of reading will be webcast and accessible through the Festival website, sacramentoshakespeare.net.  The last play, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, on Saturday, June 13, at 6:30 pm, will be webcast to laptop screens at the Union Hall Gallery at 2126 K Street, Short Center South at 1250 Sutterville Road, and projected on a large screen at Vox Sacramento at 1931 H Street.

The 30 Hour Shakespeare Comedy Reading Marathon is presented as a fundraiser for the Sacramento Shakespeare Festival, and actors will be collecting pledges from the Sacramento community at 5 cents per line.

The Sacramento Shakespeare Festival is produced in partnership with the City of Sacramento Department of Parks and Recreation, and Capital Public Radio, and with generous grants from the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Councilman Rob Fong, and the Los Rios Foundation.

As You Like It - 3:00 pm Friday

     Duke Senior Stephen Mason
  Duke Frederick Bailey
  Amiens Ashley Miguel
  Jacques Luther Hanson
  Lords Jacob Vuksinich
  Le Beau Ashley Miguel
  Charles Sam Silverstein
  Jaque de Boys Jacob Vuksinich
  Oliver George Michel
  Orlando Dave Harris
  Adam Bailey
  Dennis Peter Mohrmann
  Touchstone Peter Mohrmann
  Sir Oliver Martext Kim McCann
  Corin Sam Silverstein
  Silvius John Reilly Saunders
  William Jacob Vuksinich
  Hymen Ashley Miguel
  Rosalind Christine Nicholson
  Celia Kim McCann-Lawson
  Phebe Lalena Hutton
  Audrey Victoria Grotewahl
  Extras  
     

Love's Labour's Lost - 5:30pm Friday

  Ferdinand – King Devin Ritchie
  Berowne David Czarnovsky
  Longaville Sam Silverstien
  Dumaine Jacob Vuksinich
  Boyet Kathleen Pane
  Marcade Sarah Rothaus
  Don Armado Dominique Jones
  Nathaniel Brandon Duff
  Dull Megan O’Laughlin
  Holofernes Kim McCann-Lawson
  Costard John Reilly Saunders
  Moth Brittany
  A Forester Kyumi Nishida
  Princess of France Dana
  Rosaline Vanessa
  Maria Jane
  Katherine Marysol Pasquiers
  Jaquenetta Vicky Grotewald
  Officers and others Kyumi Nishida
     

The Taming of the Shrew - 8:00 pm Friday

  A Lord  
  Christopher Sly London Donson
  Hostess April Brown
  Page Marysol Pasquiers
  Players Marysol Pasquiers
  Huntsmen and others  
  Baptista Lynn Baker
  Vincentio

Eddie Voyce

  Lucentio Ryan Ritter
  Petruchio Jes Gonzales
  Gremio Paul Naumann
  Hortensio James McKellips
  Tranio Mari Carson
  Biondello Michelle Murphy
  Grumio Max McKee
  Curtis Lia Seyman
  A Pedant April Brown
  Katharina Lori Ann DeLappe-Grondin
  Bianca Dana Strickland
  Widow April Brown
  Tailor Marysol Pasquiers
  Haberdasher Julianna Hess
  Servants Marysol Pasquiers
     

The Merchant of Venice - 10:30 pm Friday

  Duke Ashley Miguel
  Prince of Morocco Alyse Vogel
  Prince of Aragon Samia La Virgne
  Antonio – merchant  Samia La Virgne
  Bassanio Jason Oler
  Salanio London Donson
  Salarino Colleen Lacy
  Gratiano Max McKee
  Salerio Karyn Garnica
  Lorenzo Julian Sandoval
  Shylock Luther Hanson
  Tubal Ashley Miguel
  Launcelot Gobbo  Max McKee
  Old Gobbo Jason Oler
  Leonardo – bassanio’s servant Eddie Voyce
  Balthazar – portia’s servant  Karyn Garnica
  Stephano -  “  Colleen Lacy
  Portia Lia Seyman
  Nerissa Michele Murphy 
  Jessica April Brown
  Magnificoes of Venice  Colleen Lacy
  Officers Ashley Miguel
  Gaoler Alyse Vogel
  Servants Alyse Vogel
     

Twelfth Night - 1:00 am Saturday

  Orsino Julian Sandoval
  Sebastian George Sanford
  Antonio Colleen Lacy
  Sea Captain Ed Lee
  Valentine Ed Lee
  Curio Colleen Lacy
  Sir Toby Belch   Jes Gonzales
  Sir Andrew Aguecheek Jason Oler
  Malvolio Bradley Motes  
  Fabian George Michel 
  Feste John Reilly
  Olivia Alyse Vogel
  Viola Sarah Rowland
  Maria Samia La Virgne
  Lords  
  Priest Ed Lee
  Officers Ed Lee
     

Much Ado About Nothing - 3:30 am Saturday

  Don Pedro Ed lee
  Don John George Sanford  
  Claudio Matt Canty
  Benedick Nick Gailbreath
  Leonato George Michel
  Antonio John Reilly Saunders
  Balthasar Sam Silverstein
  Conrade John Reilly Saundes 
  Borrachio Julian Sandoval
  Friar Sam Silverstein 
  Dogberry Bradley Motes
  Verges Amelia
  A Sexton Amanda Brown 
  A Boy Amanda Brown
  Hero Jenna Cedusky
  Beatrice Dominique
  Margaret Jackie
  Ursula Mari Carson
  Messengers Sam Silverstein
  Watch 1 John Reilly
  Watch 2   Amanda Brown
     

Measure for Measure - 6:00 am Saturday

  Duke Vincentio Cheanell Munn
  Angelo Blair Leatherwood
  Escalus Brandon Duff
  Claudio Matt Canty
  Lucio Nick Gaibreath
  Two other gentlemen Ameila van Brunt
  Varrius – duke’s attendant Jackie Rouse
  Provost Brandon #1
  Friar Thomas Brandon #1
  Friar Peter Brandon #3
  Justice Brandon #4
  Elbow Brandon #2
  Froth Amanda Brown
  Clown – Pompey Sarah Rowland  
  Abhorson Brandon #4
  Barnardine Brandon #3
  Isabella Jenna Cedusky
  Mariana Jackie Rouse
  Juliet Amelia van Brunt
  Francisca Amanda Brown
  Mistress Overdone Kim McCann
  Extras  
     

Merry Wives of Windsor - 8:30 am Saturday

  Anne Page  Sam Pasco
  Bardolph – falstaff’s attend. Bianca Doria
  Doctor Caius Brandon #2
  Falstaff Luther Hanson
  Fenton Brandon #1
  3 Servant  Brandon #1
  Master Ford     Paul Naumann
  Host of the Inn   Cheantell Munn
  Hostess Quickly Martha Kight 
  Mistress Ford Lynn Baker
  Mistress Page Christine Nicholson
  Nym  - Falstaff attend. Brandon Duff
  Master Page Sofia Tovar
  Pistol Brandon #3
  Roberta Shallow Lori Ann DeLappe-Grondin
  Robin – Falstaff attend.  Brandon #4
  Rugby – servant caius Brandon #4 
  Simple – slender’s servant Brandon #4
  Slender  Anthony Williams
  William Page Sam Pasco
     

All's Well That Ends Well - 11:00 am Saturday

  King of France Matt Canty
  Duke of Florence  Julian Sandoval
  Bertram Blair Leatherwood
  Lafeu – old lord  Kim McCann
  Parolles Nick Gailbreath
  French Lords  
  Rinaldo – steward     Amelia Van Brunt
  Lavache – clown George Michel
  Countess of Rousillon  Kim McCann
  Helena Cheantell Munn
  Widow of Florence  Mari Carson
  Diana – friend Nina Breton
  Violenta- friend   Jackie Rouse
  Mariana Jenna Cedusky
  Lords, etc.  
     

Two Gentlemen of Verona - 1:30 pm Saturday

  Duke of Milan Sarah Rowland
  Valentine George Sanford
  Proteus Ed Lee
  Antonio John Reilly Saunders
  Thurio Sam Pasco
  Eglamour John Reilly Saunders
  Host Kelsey Saepharn
  Outlaws  
  Speed Cynthia Hawes
  Launce John Crabtree
  Panthino John Reilly Saunders
  Julia Nina Breton
  Silvia Megan O’ Laughlin
  Lucetta Sam Pasco
  Servants/musicians       
     

Comedy of Errors - 4:00 pm Saturday

  Duke Nick Gailbreath
  Aegeon Anthony Williams
  Antipholus of Ephesus Luther Hanson
  Antipholus of Syracuse Rod Breton
  Dromio of Ephesus John Crabtree
  Dromio of Syracuse Kira Taylor
  Balthazar Kelsey Saepharn
  Angelo Anthony Williams
  1st Merchant  Kelsey Saepharn
  Second Merchant Nick Gailbreath
  DR Pinch Cynthia Hawes
  Aemilia Cynthia Hawes
  Adriana Mari Carson
  Luciana Bianca Doria
  Luce Kelsey Saepharn
  Courteson Sofia Tovar
  Gaoler/Officers Kelsey Saepharn
     

A Midsummers Night Dream - 6:30 pm Saturday

  Theseus Chris Iwata
  Egeus Victoria Alvarez-Chacon
  Lysander Anthony Williams
  Demetrius Ryan Ritter
  Philostrate Kelsey Saepharn
  Quince Christine Nicholson
  Snug Nancy Phelom
  Bottom John Crabtree
  Flute Sofia Tovar
  Snout Cynthia Hawes
  Starveling Bianca Doria
  Hippolyta Laura White
  Hermia Lia Seyman
  Helena Kira Taylor
  Oberon Rod Breton
  Titania Katherine Miller
  Puck Trina Palmer
  Peaseblossom  /1st Fairy Victoria Alvarez-Chacon
  Cobweb Cozette Roberts
  Moth Ryan Ritter
  Mustardseed Anthony Williams