Trinity Rep, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), toured the second year of its program Shakespeare en el Verano (Shakespeare in the Summer). The 2016 production premiered a new bilingual English-Spanish adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Adapted by Brown/Trinity Rep MFA student Marcel Mascaro and co-directed by Mascaro and Trinity Rep’s associate artistic director Tyler Dobrowsky, the production toured throughout Providence from July 7 – July 13, 2017. All performances were free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages.
Performance Schedule. Admission is free and no reservation is required.
Friday, July 7th at Jenks Park, Central Falls at 7 pm
Saturday, July 8th at WaterFire Providence at 6:30 pm
Friday, July 14th at South Providence Library at 7 pm
Sunday, July 16th at the Steel Yard at 7 pm
Thursday, July 20th at Temple to Music, Roger Williams Park at 7 pm
Saturday, July 22nd at WaterFire Providence at 6 pm
Sunday, July 23rd at the Southside Cultural Center at 7 pm
Thursday, July 27th at the Armory Farmer’s Market at 7 pm
Monday, July 31st at Mixed Magic Theater at 7 pm
The diverse cast featured local actors from the community, Brown/Trinity Rep MFA students and Trinity Rep teaching staff and artists. The company included Anna Basile, Anita Castillo-Halvorssen, Leandro Castro, Jack Dwyer, Jerediah González, Krystal Hernández, Orlando Hernández, Billy Hutto, Mari Martell, Olivia Miller, Ricardo Nogueras, Arturo Puentes, Dave Rabinow, Maria Rosado, Allison Russo, Marina Tejada, Sophia Washburn.
The design team included Peter Sasha Hurowitz (sound), Steve McLellan (lights), Emily Shapiro (sets and costumes), Teddy Lytle (fight choreographer) and Jerediah González (music).
Shakespeare en el Verano is made possible by a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation, the state’s community foundation; The Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism; and through a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.