Past Productions

Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe at The Warehouse, Tallahassee, Florida, April 13-16, 2012. Directed by Brent Griffin and Kevin Carr. Text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Sarah Kiesow and Andrea Morgeson. Choreography by Melanie Cochrane. Costume design by Alice Woodhurst, Nancy Fisher, and Michele Belson. Music directed by Kevin Carr. Original music composed by Alyze Rabideau. Props by Hayley Twyman and Lindsay Shalom. Set construction by Brad Breeden. Special effects by Joe Fisher. With Brent Griffin (Faustus), Laura W. Johnson (Mephastophilis), Gwendolyn Gay (Good Angel, Lechery, First Scholar), Tess McDermott (Evil Angel, Covetousness, Cardinal), Holly Grissom (Hot Whore, Helen of Troy), Lisa Reasoner (Lucifer, Old Man), Zakiya Jas (Pride, Emperor), Dorothea Syleos (Envy, Pope, Duchess), Danielle Mohr (Wrath, Alexander the Great), Meagan Happel (Gluttony, Friar), Melanie Cochrane (Sloth), Siera Bennett (Alexander’s Paramour, Friar, Second Scholar), and Amanda Kincaid (Friar, Third Scholar). Music performed by Kelly Hill (violin, percussion), Kaitlyn Martinez (violin, percussion), Kate Mazzotta (flute), and Megan McCraw (clarinet).



 

The Changeling
by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley at The Warehouse, Tallahassee, Florida, November 9-12, 2012 and the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, November 20, 2012. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Sarah Kiesow and Kate Mazzotta. Choreography by Genoa Belson. Costume design by Michele Belson. Makeup and special effects by Joe Fisher. Music directed by Kate Mazzotta. Props by Hayley Twyman and Emily Wells. Set construction by Brad Breeden. With Adam Braun (Alsemero), Art Wallace (Jasperino), Laura W. Johnson (Beatrice-Joanna), Zakiya Jas (Diaphanta), Jim McMurtry (Vermandero-Tallahassee), Ty Wold (Vermandero-Atlanta), Lanny Thomas (DeFlores), Kevin Carr (Alonzo), and Travis Young (Tomazo). Music performed by Deanna Remus (cello).


Doctor Faustus
by Christopher Marlowe at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, October 28-31, 2013. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Megan Cappis, Taylor Claytor, and Rebekah Ridgely. Choreography by Allison Klem, Hayley Platt, and Christy Smith. Costume design by Michele Belson and Hayley Platt. Music directed by Becky Cormier Finch. Props by Kathryn Elisabeth Lawson. Vocal arrangements by Olivia Kaye Sloan. With Brent Griffin (Faustus), Laura W. Johnson (Mephastophilis), Kathryn Elisabeth Lawson (Good Angel, Lechery, Duchess), Hayley Platt (Evil Angel, Sloth, Pope, First Scholar), Janine DeMichele (Hot Whore, Gluttony, Helen of Troy), Laura Cole (Lucifer, Old Man), Olivia Kaye Sloan (Pride, Emperor), Katie Patterson (Covetousness, Cardinal, Third Scholar), Allison Klem (Wrath, Friar, Alexander the Great, Second Scholar), and Christy Smith (Envy, Friar 2, Alexander’s Paramour). Music performed by Becky Cormier Finch (flute, percussion), Mary Ruth Ralston (violin), and Lindsay Smith (guitar).





The Duchess of Malfi
by John Webster at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, April 14-16 and 18, 2014. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Kathryn McDonald. Choreography by Hayley Platt. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler. Fight choreography by Matt Felten. Props by Kathryn McDonald. Vocal arrangements by Olivia Kaye Sloan. With Thom Gillott (Ferdinand), Bryan Davis (Cardinal), Stuart McDaniel (Antonio), Ryan Krygier (Delio), Daniel Carter Brown (Bosola), Jim Wall (Doctor, Executioner, Servant), Laura Cole (Duchess of Malfi), Kayla DelPizzo (Cariola), Chelsea Braden (Julia), Kathryn Elisabeth Lawson, Amanda Lindsey, and Hayley Platt (Mad Folk).




Doctor Faustus
 by Christopher Marlowe at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, November 17-19 and 21, 2014. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Dillon Wilcox and Emily Crawford. Choreography by Hayley Platt. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler and Catherine Thomas. Music directed by Esther Morgan-Ellis. Vocal arrangements by Olivia Kaye Sloan. With Brent Griffin (Faustus), Laura W. Johnson (Mephastophilis), Colleen Gaenssley (Good Angel, Lechery, Duchess), Hayley Platt (Evil Angel, Sloth, Pope, First Scholar), Janine DeMichele Baggett (Hot Whore, Gluttony, Helen of Troy), Laura Cole (Lucifer, Old Man), Olivia Kaye Sloan (Pride, Emperor), Cassie Tidwell (Covetousness, Cardinal, Alexander’s Adversary), Katie Thaxton (Wrath, Friar 1, Alexander the Great, Third Scholar), and Linsey Thaxton (Envy, Friar 2, Alexander’s Paramour, Second Scholar). Music performed by Jessica Messer (flute), Esther Morgan-Ellis (cello, vocals), and Olivia Kaye Sloan (vocals).





The Tamer Tamed
by John Fletcher at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, April 13-15 and 17, 2015. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford. Choreography by Colleen Hargis. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler and Catherine Thomas. Vocal arrangements by Olivia Kaye Sloan. With Brent Griffin (Petruchio), Jim Wall (Sophocles), Joe Kelly (Petronius), Chris Rushing (Jaques), Michael Tarver (Pedro), Olivia Kaye Sloan (Maria), Colleen Hargis (Bianca), Courtney Loner (City Wife), Janine DeMichele Baggett (Country Wife), Misty Barber, Nicole Fleeman, and Findley Hansard (Ensemble).




The Duchess of Malfi
by John Webster at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, September 30-October 4, 2015. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford, Callie Bryant, and Niki Knippenberg. Choreography by Olivia Kaye Sloan. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler and Catherine Thomas. Fight choreography by Matt Felten. Vocal arrangements by Olivia Kaye Sloan. With Thom Gillott (Ferdinand), Bryan Davis (Cardinal), Stuart McDaniel (Antonio), Trey Harrison (Delio), Brent Griffin (Bosola), Jim Wall (Doctor, Executioner, Servant), Laura Cole (Duchess of Malfi), Janine DeMichele Baggett (Cariola), Olivia Kaye Sloan (Julia), Alana Cheshire, Courtney Loner, and Olivia Kaye Sloan (Mad Folk).


Doctor Faustus
by Christopher Marlowe at the Cumming Playhouse, Cumming, Georgia, October 29-November 1, 2015. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford and Callie Bryant. Choreography by Misty Barber. Costumes by Catherine Thomas and Anné Carole Butler. Music directed by Esther Morgan-Ellis. Vocal arrangements by Olivia Kaye Sloan. With Brent Griffin (Faustus), Sims Lamason (Mephastophilis), Misty Barber (Good Angel, Lechery, Duchess), Alana Cheshire (Evil Angel, Sloth, Pope, First Scholar), Janine DeMichele Baggett (Hot Whore, Gluttony, Helen of Troy), Judy Thomas (Lucifer, Old Man), Olivia Kaye Sloan (Pride, Emperor), Courtney Loner (Covetousness, Cardinal, Alexander the Great), Hannah Lake Chatham (Wrath, Friar 1, Alexander’s Adversary, Third Scholar), and Genevieve Leopold (Envy, Friar 2, Alexander’s Paramour, Second Scholar). Music performed by Jessica Messer (flute) and Esther Morgan-Ellis (cello, vocals).





The Changeling
by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley at the New American Shakespeare Tavern, Atlanta, Georgia, November 16-18 and 20, 2015. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford and Callie Bryant. Choreography by Sims Lamason. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler and Catherine Thomas. Music by Esther Morgan-Ellis. With Joe Kelly (Vermandero), Michael Myers (Tomazo), Jim Wall (Alonzo), Stuart McDaniel (Alsemero), Trey Harrison (Jasperino), Thom Gillott (DeFlores), Olivia Kaye Sloan (Beatrice-Joanna), and Janine DeMichele Baggett (Diaphanta). Music performed by Esther Morgan-Ellis (cello, vocals).





T
he Alchemist
by Ben Jonson at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, April 11-13 and 15, 2016. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Assisted by Chris Rushing. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford and Callie Bryant. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler and Catherine Thomas. With Thom Gillott (Subtle), Stuart McDaniel (Face), Janine DeMichele Baggett (Dol Common), Jim Wall (Drugger), Brent Griffin (Lovewit), J. Tony Brown (Sir Epicure Mammon), Chris Rushing (Surly), Joe Kelly (Ananias), Daniel Pino (Kastril), Hannah Lake Chatham (Dame Pliant), Emily Crawford, Genevieve Leopold, Catherine Thomas, Amelia Waters, and Frankie Webster (Neighbors).






Volpone
by Ben Jonson at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, September 21, 22, 24, and 25, 2016. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Additional dramaturgy by James Hirsh. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford and Callie Bryant. Costumes by Catherine Thomas and Anné Carole Butler. Vocal arrangements by Catherine Thomas. With Thom Gillott (Volpone), Hayley Platt (Mosca), Bryan Davis (Voltore), Joe Kelly (Corbaccio), Joe Falocco (Corvino), Ty Autry (Bonario), Hannah Lake Chatham (Nano), Eric Brooks (Avocatore), Catherine Thomas (Lady Would-be), and Janine DeMichele Baggett (Celia). 





The Alchemist
by Ben Jonson at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, September 23, 2016 (Ben Jonson First Folio Quadricentennial Conference remount). Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford and Callie Bryant. Costumes by Anné Carole Butler and Catherine Thomas. With Thom Gillott (Subtle), Stuart McDaniel (Face), Janine DeMichele Baggett (Dol Common), Bryan Davis (Drugger), Brent Griffin (Lovewit), J. Tony Brown (Sir Epicure Mammon), Hayley Platt (Surly), Joe Kelly (Ananias), Daniel Pino (Kastril), Hannah Lake Chatham (Dame Pliant), Ashley Lyn Blair, Emily Crawford, Genevieve Leopold, Catherine Thomas, and Frankie Webster (Neighbors).




Sejanus
by Ben Jonson at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, November 14, 15, 16, and 18, 2016. Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford, Ashley Lyn Blair, and Emily Garmon. Costumes by Catherine Thomas and Anné Carole Butler. Music by Matthew Trautwein (“Have You Seen the Bright Lily Grow” by Ben Jonson; music by Robert Johnson). With Kyle Crew (Tiberius), Ty Autry (Drusus, Livia, Agrippina, Regulus), Winslow Thomas (Arruntius), Stuart McDaniel (Silius), Bryan Davis (Sabinus), Thom Gillott (Sejanus), Tamil Periasamy (Satrius), Matthew Trautwein (Terentius), Jim Wall (Eudemus), and Brent Griffin (Macro). Music performed by Matthew Trautwein (lute, vocals).





The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, Atlanta, Georgia, April 3, 4, 5, and 7, 2017 (SAA remount). Directed and text edited by Brent Griffin. Stage-managed by Emily Crawford. Choreography by Frankie Webster. Costumes by Catherine Thomas and Anné Carole Butler. Fight choreography by Tamil Periasamy. Music by Matthew Trautwein (“O Let Us Howle” by John Webster; music by Robert Johnson). With Thom Gillott (Ferdinand), J. Tony Brown (Cardinal), Stuart McDaniel (Antonio), Tamil Periasamy (Delio), Brent Griffin (Bosola), Matthew Trautwein (Doctor, Executioner, Servant), Laura Cole (Duchess of Malfi), Frankie Webster (Cariola), and Noël Adams (Julia). Music performed by Matthew Trautwein (lute, psaltery, vocals). 
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