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About Door Shakespeare Door Shakespeare was created under the umbrella of American Folklore Theater in collaboration with Blue Circle Theatre in 1995. The first season produced in the Garden at Björklunden included A Midsommer Night’s Dream and The Comedie of Errors, which played in conjunction with the same acting company performing across the peninsula at American Folklore Theatre. In 1999, the organization became its own non-profit and has since produced 34 striking productions (including those that you are seeing today) of classical and contemporary theater by timeless playwrights including William Shakespeare, Oliver Goldsmith, Jean Baptiste Moliere, Edmond Rostand, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, and Oscar Wilde in the Garden of Björklunden’s estate on Lake Michigan in Baileys Harbor. In early 2018, Amy Ensign and Michael Stebbins were hired as Door Shakespeare’s managing director and producing artistic director. Since that time, Door Shakespeare’s presence in the local and regional community has continued to grow and is enriched by educational programming, including Door Shakespeare’s Summer Theatre Program, Camp Will, as well as Will In The Woods lectures, Shake It Up Saturdays pre-show family activities, and Wine Nights. Door Shakespeare’s productions are regularly recognized in year-end top theatre lists, and for many local residents and visitors, Door Shakespeare has become a regular part of their Door County summer experience.

board of directors

Mary Lynn Brotherhood David R. Clowers, Treasurer Kit Conner Dawn Crane Judy Drew

finance committee

David Clowers Jason Crane

Mark Goldstein Paulette Laufer Sam Perlman, Chair Carl Zapffe, Secretary

Mary Horton Sam Perlman

Door Shakespeare’s performance season is supported in part by the Wisconsin Arts Board, the Door County Community Foundation, Inc., the Green Bay Packers Foundation, and the Pivot Rock Fund.

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In Memorial gary buerstatte

Door Shakespeare lost a dear friend when former Board of Directors member and immediate Past Chair Gary Buerstatte passed away in December of 2018 at the age of 70. A retired healthcare executive based in Milwaukee, Gary counted theater as one of his prime passions (there were also travel and sports—he was a diehard Green Bay Packers and Milwaukee Brewers fan); he brought that love and energy to Door Shakespeare throughout his many years on the Board. His steady leadership and guidance helped bring our company to the level of excellence it maintains today. We will greatly miss seeing Gary’s broad smile in the gardens of Björklunden, and will long remember him in our hearts.

john hansen

Door Shakespeare lost another dear friend when John Hansen, an early supporter of the theater, and host/greeter for many years, passed suddenly in early February after a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. He was 66. A potter and teacher, John was also an enthusiastic supporter of grassroots theater. His warm welcome to Shakespeare’s theater space at Björklunden during its early days is well remembered by long-time patrons.

our mission

Drew Shirley and Mark Corkins in 2018’s Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Joseph Hanreddy

Our mission is to provide relevant and entertaining productions of the works of William Shakespeare and other classical and contemporary playwrights through artistic excellence in both the conception and performance of our plays, and to enhance the theatrical experience through interactive educational opportunities designed for audiences of all ages, thereby creating a common ground to experience these celebrated traditions.

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Welcome to Björklunden On behalf of the Björklunden staff and Lawrence University, welcome to the garden amphitheater and Door Shakespeare! Björklunden* is a 425-acre estate bequeathed to Lawrence University in 1963 by Donald and Winifred Boynton of Highland Park, Illinois. Winifred designed and built many of the wonderful structures on the property, including the Chapel. You may tour the Chapel on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1:00–4:00 p.m. Since 1980, Lawrence has offered a series of adult education seminars at Björklunden, interrupted only by a fire that destroyed the estate’s main lodge in 1993. In 1996, construction was completed on a new and larger facility and the Björklunden seminar program resumed. Following an expansion project in 2007, the splendid two-story, 37,000-square-foot lodge contains a great room, multi-purpose and seminar rooms, dining room and kitchen, as well as 22 guest rooms. This magnificent, year-round facility also allows Lawrence University’s mission as an undergraduate liberal arts college and conservatory of music to extend to its northern campus through a popular series of weekend student-faculty seminars, which have been running since 1996. We are happy to have Door Shakespeare as an independent, professional theatre company on our campus. Please enjoy the grounds and have a wonderful time at tonight’s production. As Winifred Boynton said of her beloved summer home: “Far removed from confusion and aggression, it offers a sanctuary for all.” May it be so for you as well. Sincerely, the Björklunden staff, Mark Breseman, Kim Eckstein, Mark Franke, Alex Baldschun, Lynda Pietruszka, Jeff Campbell Full name is Björklunden vid Sjön, Swedish for “Birch Grove at the Lake” (but commonly translated to “Birch Forest by the Water”). Björklunden is pronounced “bee-york-lun-den.”

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A Note From the Chairman of the Board dear friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors of Door Shakespeare, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our 2019 season in the beautiful gardens of Björklunden. We are happy to have many returning favorites back with our company this year, while also welcoming several new faces to our stage. We continue to be honored that such talented individuals from around the country come to Door County each summer and present the immortal words of William Shakespeare in this wonderful location. This season signals a first for Door Shakespeare—Henry V. To bring one of Shakespeare’s history plays to life underneath the stars of the Door County sky, here on the shores of Lake Michigan, presents an irresistible opportunity to demonstrate the growth and development of our company. Henry V paired with The Merry Wives of Windsor is sure to make for yet another enchanting season. The history of Door Shakespeare dates back to 1995. 2020 will mark Door Shakespeare’s 25th anniversary—full of more excitement and celebration! Of course, all of this could not be possible without your continued support. We thank you for volunteering, for buying tickets, for your financial and in-kind contributions. Without you we wouldn’t be here today. We ask for your ongoing support as we move toward our 25th anniversary. Thank you. We ask much so that we can continue to bring you superb classical theater in a magical setting. With sincere thanks, Sam Perlman  hair, Board of Directors, C Door Shakespeare, Inc.

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Clockwise in a circle L–R: Ben Yela, Scott McKenna Campbell, Luke Brotherhood, John Brotherhood, Mikkel Knutson, Ryan Zierk, Elyse Edelman, Deborah Staples, David Cecsarini, Carrie Hitchcock, in 2018’s Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Joseph Hanreddy

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Welcome welcome to door shakespeare’s 2019 summer season at magical björklunden. We were so inspired by our audiences last year, that we have added two additional performance weeks this summer! In addition to The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry V, and our additional summer offerings of Wine Nights, Will in the Woods, and Shake it up Saturdays, we are pleased to announce new fall/winter programming.

the door shakespeare reading series

The Door Shakespeare Reading Series is free and open to the public, and will feature many of your favorite Door Shakespeare actors from productions past and present, as well as other guest artists. Our current schedule* includes: Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti Monday, September 16 at 7 pm, Vail Hall at Björklunden

“Theatre Royal, Covent Garden, 1833. Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, has collapsed on stage whilst playing Othello. A young black American actor has been asked to take over the role. But as the public riot in the streets over the abolition of slavery, how will the cast, critics and audience react to the revolution taking place in the theatre? Lolita Chakrabarti’s play creates imagined experiences based on the little-known, but true, story of Ira Aldridge, an African-American actor who, in the nineteenth century, built an incredible reputation on the stages of London and Europe.” —Samuel French, Inc. How Shakespeare Won the West by Richard Nelson Monday, October 14 at 7pm, Vail Hall at Björklunden “Based on a true story, the play tells the story of a ragtag troupe of actors as they head West during the Gold Rush, seeking fortune and fame and performing Shakespeare for enthusiastic ’49ers. But with stiff competition, romantic entanglements, and an Indian chief who sees himself in King Lear, their ambitious cross-country adventure is complicated by the teeming challenges and glories of the new American frontier. Embracing elements of Shakespearean comedy and American vaudeville, How Shakespeare Won the West is a jubilant celebration of the human spirit.” —Broadway Play Publishing, Inc.

*Subject to change. Please confirm before the events by visiting doorshakespeare.com or calling 920.839.1500.

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Welcome Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris December 16 & 23, 2019 at 7pm, Vail Hall at Björklunden Select essays from the David Sedaris classic, Holidays on Ice, return once again to Door Shakespeare as an alternative to more mainstream holiday fare. Door Shakespeare’s producing artistic director, Michael Stebbins, is also the performer, and has been sharing Sedaris’ writing and producing his works for a number of years. Stebbins says, “My wish, Door Shakespeare’s wish, and I think Mr. Sedaris’ hope, is that we’ll continue to find the humor in the holiday and in the everyday.” Adult content and language. Parental discretion is advised. Festive holiday adornments (silver bell sweaters, strap-on antlers, Rudolph noses, and season-appropriate jewelry) are also advised.

door shakespeare youth production

We are also extremely excited to announce our Door Shakespeare Youth Production, which will be directed by managing director, Amy Ensign, and feature Door County youth in a fully-staged production! Something’s Rotten in the State of Denmark by William Shakespeare and Joseph Wallace December 13, 14, & 15, 2019, Vail Hall at Björklunden. “At the dress rehearsal for Hamlet, young Tom is utterly exhausted from playing the title character. He closes his eyes for just a minute and opens the audiences’ to a version of the Bard’s masterpiece never before imagined. Uncle/Father Claudius can’t seem to remember anyone’s name and Hamlet’s dead-but biological father exhibits multiple personalities reminiscent of other famous literary phantoms. From the mysterious council of rabbits to Hamlet covering up Polonius’ death with ventriloquism, this comedy is sure to be a hit with the whole family!’ —Samuel French, Inc.

we love what we do, and we want to share that love with you year-round!

You inspire us, you motivate us, and we thank you.

Until we meet again, please tell your friends about Door Shakespeare, and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

“…let us…on your imaginary forces work.” —Henry V

Sincerely, Michael Stebbins Producing Artistic Director

Amy Ensign Managing Director

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Henry V Directed by

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Chorus, presenter of the play

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The English

King Henry V Duke of Exeter, uncle to the King Duke of Gloucester Duke of Bedford Earl of Westmoreland Duke of York

Eric Schabla Mark Corkins*

Brothers to the King

Cousins to the King

Mikkel Knutson Elyse Edelman

Scott McKenna Campbell Carrie Hitchcock*

English nobles, traitors to the King Earl of Cambridge Dan Klarer Lord Scroop of Masham Elliott Brotherhood Sir Thomas Grey Emily Holland Archbishop of Canterbury Bishop of Ely

Clergy

Michael Stebbins* James Carrington

Former companions to Henry and Falstaff Hostess Quickly Carrie Hitchcock* Pistol, her husband and an ensign in Henry’s army Michael Herold* Nym, a corporal in Henry’s army Ken Miller

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Bardolph, a lieutenant in Henry’s army Robin, their servant

Jarrod Langwinski Luke Brotherhood

Officers in Henry’s army Captain Gower Captain Fluellen, a Welshman Captain Macmorris, an Irishman Captain Jamy, a Scotsman Sir Thomas Erpingham

James Carrington Dan Klarer Allie Babich* Jarrod Langwinski Michael Stebbins*

John Bates Alexander Court Michael Williams English Herald

Soldiers in Henry’s army

The French King Charles VI Queen Isabel Louis the Dauphin, Prince of France Katherine, Princess of France Alice, a lady-in-waiting to Katherine Constable of France Duke of Orléans Duke of Bourbon Montjoy, the French herald Le Fer, a French soldier The Governor of Harfleur French Messenger

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Jarrod Langwinski Emily Holland Elliott Brotherhood Ken Miller Michael Stebbins* Carrie Hitchcock* Elyse Edelman Elyse Edelman Allie Babich*

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Townspeople of Windsor George Page Mistress Margaret Page Anne Page Frank Ford Mistress Alice Ford John Robert Sir Hugh Evans Doctor Caius Mistress Quickly John Rugby

James Carrington Amy Ensign Elyse Edelman Matt Daniels* Allie Babich* Mikkel Knutson Emily Holland Dan Klarer Jarrod Langwinski Carrie Hitchcock* Emily Holland

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Cast and Crew allie babich *

Montjoy, the French herald/Alice, a lady-in-waiting to Katherine/Captain Macmorris · Henry V Mistress Alice Ford · The Merry Wives of Windsor Allie Babich is chuffed to bits to join Door Shakespeare this season! A Wisconsin native and a graduate summa cum laude of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie BFA Actor Training Program, Allie has performed in parks, bars, parking lots, and in recreations of Shakespeare’s indoor and outdoor playhouses. Some favorite credits include Ela Delahay (Charley’s Aunt—Utah Shakespeare), originating Dottie (Victory Farm—Northern Sky), Violet (Violet—Skylight Music Theater), and three seasons in repertory at the American Shakespeare Center. Loads of love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Aunt (& Door Shakes alumna!) Debra, brother Kyle, and First Stage. www.alliebabich.com

elliott brotherhood

Duke of Orléans/Lord Scroop of Masham/ Michael Williams · Henry V Abraham Slender · The Merry Wives of Windsor Production/Acting Intern Elliott is thrilled to be returning to Door Shakespeare. An incoming freshman at Ohio University, Elliott was most recently seen in Big River (Stern Man/ Strange Fellow), and was recently seen in Matilda (ensemble) and The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show (Understudy) at First Stage. Previous selected theater credits include Crash (Mike Deluca), Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars (Wiggins), The Skin of Our Teeth (Mr. Antrobus), Henry V (King Henry V) at First Stage; Twelfth Night, The Heart of Robin Hood, Julius Caesar, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Door Shakespeare; and Lost Girl (Peter) at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Elliott would like to thank Michael Stebbins and Amy Ensign for this wonderful opportunity.

Drew Shirley and Joe Boersma in 2018’s The Comedy of Errors, directed by Leda Hoffmann

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Cast and Crew luke brotherhood

Boy · Henry V Robin, their servant · The Merry Wives of Windsor Production/Acting Intern Luke is thrilled to be back at Door Shakespeare this summer! Last seen in Door Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and The Comedy of Errors. Other theater credits include: Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Door Shakespeare); To Kill a Mockingbird (Residence Ensemble Players at the University of Delaware); The Snow Dragon (Siam Opera House in Bangkok, Thailand); The Snow Dragon World Premiere, Les Miserables (Skylight Music Theatre); So Thrive My Soul (Milwaukee Rep PTI); The History of Invulnerability; Ragtime; Assassins; A Christmas Carol; and Rep Lab’s Normal (Milwaukee Repertory Theater); The Wiz, The Skin of our Teeth, James and the Giant Peach, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Anatole, and Jackie and Me (First Stage). Luke was a member of the Milwaukee Rep Professional Training Institute’s inaugural class of 2017 and is a proud member of Young Company, the pre-professional training Program at First Stage.

scott mckenna campbell

Earl of Westmoreland/ The Governor of Harfleur · Henry V Robert Shallow · The Merry Wives of Windsor Composer/Music Director Scott McKenna Campbell returns to Door Shakespeare after composing, directing music, and performing in the company’s 2017 and 2018 seasons. A designer, multi-instrumentalist, and actor, he has performed with the Ohio Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare in Delaware Park, and the Maryland Shakespeare Company. He has written full lyrics and score for multiple new plays with Ohio Shakespeare and has provided music for both the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting and Mary Baldwin University. Scott earned his MLitt in Shakespeare and Performance from Mary Baldwin University and is a PhD candidate in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at UW-Madison.

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Cast and Crew james carrington

Bishop of Ely/Captain Gower · Henry V George Page · The Merry Wives of Windsor James is returning to Door Shakespeare for his third season! He was last seen in 2018 as Conrade/Father Francis in Much Ado About Nothing and the Duke in The Comedy of Errors. In 2016 he was in A Midsummer Nights Dream and Julius Caesar. A graduate of UW-Madison’s Acting Specialist B.A. Program, he has been featured on stages all over the Midwest. Some favorite roles include Matt in Mr Burns: A Post Electric Play, Man 3 in The Ballad of Emmett Till, Francis Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the Lion in The Wiz. Past theatre credits include: In Tandem Theatre, Madison Repertory Theatre, Madison Opera, Children’s Theatre of Madison, Ordway Center for Performing Arts (Minneapolis), Optimist Theatre, Skylight Music Theater, First Stage, and Renaissance Theaterworks. James recently appeared in the short film Get in the Truck, which made its premiere in the 2018 Door Kinetic Arts Festival last summer! Support the Arts!

guinevere casper

Understudy · Henry V Arts Administration Intern · Box Office Manager Guinevere Casper is a senior at UW-Green Bay studying Musical Theatre and Creative Writing. Her experience in theatre is well-rounded, having served on run crews, wardrobe crews, and construction and tech crews for multiple productions at her university, but she has special interest in acting. Some of Guinevere’s favorite experiences have been as Cassius in Julius Caesar and Henrietta in Silent Sky. Guinevere is also a published author and has an interest in someday writing plays. When not in the theatre, she can be found somewhere sunny, usually with a book, and is originally from West Bend, WI.

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Cast and Crew mark corkins *

Duke of Exeter · Henry V Sir John Falstaff · The Merry Wives of Windsor Mark is thrilled to return for his fourth season with Door Shakespeare. Previous roles here include Don Pedro, Egeon, Prospero, Lord Capulet, Sir Toby Belch, and Pierre in The Heart Of Robin Hood. As a long time member of the Milwaukee theater community Mark has performed with First Stage, In Tandem, Next Act, Chamber Theatre, Optimist Theatre, Milwaukee Opera, and Milwaukee Repertory Theater. Favorite productions at the Rep include: King Lear, True West, End Game, The Cherry Orchard, and most recently Holmes & Watson. Mark has also spent many summers in Spring Green with American Players Theatre. Nationally, Mark has worked with Utah Shakespeare, Berkeley Rep, Arena Stage, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and SITI Company.

matt daniels *

Director/Chorus, presenter of the play · Henry V Frank Ford · The Merry Wives of Windsor Matt is delighted to make his Door Shakespeare debut! An actor, director, teaching artist, and musician based in Milwaukee, Matt’s acting credits include appearances at Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, First Stage, Forward Theater, Milwaukee Opera Theater, Renaissance Theaterworks, In Tandem Theater, Kentucky Rep, Milwaukee Shakespeare, Shakespeare Project of Chicago, Backroom Shakespeare, and the Illinois, Notre Dame, North Carolina, and Michigan Shakespeare Festivals. Directing credits include productions at First Stage, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre’s New Play Development Series, Sunset Playhouse, and several independent theaters in New York. He is the Director of the First Stage Young Company, Wisconsin’s award-winning pre-professional training program for high school actors. When at home, Matt makes music as part of Il Bazzone’s Jumping Flea Circus. He trained at the Juilliard School Drama Division. www.MattDanielsOnline.com

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Cast and Crew elyse edelman

Louis the Dauphin, Prince of France/Katherine, Princess of France/Duke of Bedford · Henry V Anne Page · The Merry Wives of Windsor Camp Will Director Elyse is thrilled to return to Door Shakespeare as both a company member and as Camp Director for the Summer Theatre Program, Camp Will! Last summer at Door Shakespeare, Elyse played Hero in Much Ado About Nothing and Luciana in The Comedy of Errors. Wisconsin acting credits include: Forward Theater Company, American Players Theatre, Renaissance Theaterworks, First Stage, In Tandem Theatre, and Milwaukee Rep. Other regional credits include The Guthrie, Park Square Theatre, People’s Centre Theatre (Minneapolis/St. Paul), Utah Shakespeare Festival (Cedar City), Chicago Children’s Theatre, The Accidents (Chicago), and Riverside Theatre in the Park (Iowa City). She is a proud graduate of the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor’s Training Program. Upcoming: Fires in the Mirror at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. www.elyseedelman.com

amy ensign

Managing Director Mistress Margaret Page · The Merry Wives of Windsor Door Shakespeare’s Managing Director, Amy Ensign, is delighted to return for her seventh season as part of the acting company. Previous roles include Elmire in Tartuffe, Portia in The Merchant of Venice, Julia in The Rivals, Jane in Pride and Prejudice, and Rosalind in As You Like It. An actor, director, and theatre educator, Ensign’s acting credits include work with Third Avenue Playhouse (Shooting Star, Steel Magnolias, Talley’s Folly, The House of Blue Leaves, The 39 Steps, Shirley Valentine) Northern Sky Theater (The Spitfire Grill), Teatro Caravaggio (The Belle of Amherst), Theatre M (Talking Heads: A Bed Among the Lentils), and The Peninsula Players (Almost Maine, The Trip to Bountiful). Amy holds a BA in theatre from the University of Washington and attended the Professional Actor Training Program of the Suzuki Company, Toga-Mura, Japan. A voyaging sailor and underwater hockey player, Amy lives in Sturgeon Bay with her husband and son.

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Cast and Crew michael herold *

Ancient Pistol · Henry V & The Merry Wives of Windsor Michael is very pleased to be joining Door Shakespeare this season. This is not the first time he has performed in Door County, as he spent the fall seasons of 2000 and 2001 performing in American Folklore Theater’s production of The Bachelors. Michael began his professional career with the Ohio Shakespeare Festival in 1979, and has been a member of Actors’ Equity since 1991. He has performed with many theater companies throughout the Midwest including the Briar Street Theater in Chicago, the Milwaukee Rep, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Next Act Theatre, Forward Theater (founding member), Madison Rep, Theatre LILA, Four Seasons Theater, Children’s Theater of Madison, the Nebraska and Wisconsin Shakespeare Festivals and Artists Ensemble in Rockford, IL. He has acted in films, television, and radio commercials. Michael lives in Sun Prairie with his wife, Tracy, and his children Oliver and Gabriel.

carrie hitchcock *

Mistress Quickly/Duke of York/Queen Isabel · Henry V Mistress Quickly · The Merry Wives of Windsor Carrie is delighted to be back at Door Shakespeare where she appeared last season as Ursula/the Sexton in Much Ado About Nothing, and Emilia in The Comedy of Errors. Previous roles with Door Shakespeare include the Nurse in 2015’s Romeo and Juliet and Sebastia in The Tempest. A native of Milwaukee and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, her recent theater credits include Professor Willard in Our Town with Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Miss Hannigan in Annie with The Skylight Theatre, Annie Cannon in Silent Sky and with Next Act Theatre, Aoife in Outside Mullingar with Forward Theatre, Masha in Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike with Milwaukee Chamber Theatre. Carrie is also a commercial voice actor and has appeared in the Independent films Expecting Mercy; and Tomah, Wisconsin; and Coming Up for Air.

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Heidi Hodges has called Door County home for over 30 years, lured to these rugged shores because of happy childhood vacations here and to be closer to the peninsula’s world-class performing arts scene. She started at the Door County Advocate, was editor of Door County Magazine and, today, is the co-publisher of The Door Kewaunee Arts Guidebook and owner of Heidi Hodges Photography. Her first book, Hidden History of Sturgeon Bay, co-authored with Kathy Steebs, was published last summer. She is the mom to two teen sons who love the county as much as she does.

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Cast and Crew emily holland

Sir Thomas Grey/Alexander Court/ Duke of Bourbon · Henry V Robert/John Rugby · The Merry Wives of Windsor Production/Acting Intern & Understudy Emily Holland is so thrilled to be making her Door Shakespeare debut! Favorite credits: Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy), Les Miserables (Fantine), CATS (Jemima/Sillabub). Currently pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Emily trained in the Meisner Technique.

kim instenes

Costume Designer This is Kim’s first time working at Door Shakespeare and she is excited to be working with the talented people here. Kim works as a freelance costume and makeup designer in the Milwaukee/Chicago area. Professional design credits include Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily, Doubt, and Jeeves Intervenes at Milwaukee Chamber Theatre; The Giver, Big: The Musical, and The Snow at First Stage Children’s Theater; Romeo and Juliet at Milwaukee Shakespeare; as well as work at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Renaissance Theaterworks, Utah Shakespearean Festival, and the Racine Theatre Guild. She is currently on the theatre faculty at Carthage College where she has designed Silent Sky, A Seat at the Table (new play by Regina Taylor), and Into the Woods, to name a few. She holds an MFA in costume design and technology from Ohio University and a BA in theatre from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

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Cast and Crew marcella kearns

Director · The Merry Wives of Windsor Marcella Kearns is a Milwaukee-based director, actor, and theatre educator. A former Fulbright Fellow and TCG Observership recipient, she holds an MFA in Acting from the University of South Carolina. Marcy serves as the Associate Artistic Director of Milwaukee Chamber Theatre and as an adjunct instructor of theatre at Carthage College and First Stage. Selected directing credits include Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Jersey Lily, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, All’s Well That Ends Well, Love’s Labour’s Lost, Mockingbird, and Girls in the Boat. Upcoming directing projects include Fires in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn and Other Identities and the world premiere of Fighting for Home. Many thanks to the happy few here at Door Shakespeare: their work is soul-fuel.

dan klarer

Captain Fluellen, a Welshman/ Earl of Cambridge · Henry V Sir Hugh Evans · The Merry Wives of Windsor Fight Director Dan has been seen around the Door County theater scene for the past dozen years and is very excited to finally make his debut at Door Shakespeare. Dan is now based in Chicago, but has worked across America and internationally in the UK where he received his master’s degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. Dan also teaches and choreographs violence for the stage throughout the Midwest. Recent theater credits include: Peninsula Players, Northern Sky Theatre, Third Avenue Playhouse, Artists’ Ensemble, Children’s Theatre Madison, Go Fish Prod., Chicago Kids Company, Theatre at the Center, and the Goodman Theatre.

mikkel knutson

Duke of Gloucester/French Messenger · Henry V Peter Simple/John · The Merry Wives of Windsor Production/Acting Intern Fight Captain This is Mikkel’s second summer with Door Shakespeare. He just finished studying for a semester at the Moscow Art Theater and will be a senior BFA acting candidate at Northern Illinois University in the fall. Previous credits: Door Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing (Musician/Watch) and The Comedy of Errors (Officer). At NIU he has appeared in Lungs (M), Bakkhai (Servant), Blue Stockings (Holmes/Radleigh), Middletown (Cop), Gruesome Playground Injuries (Doug), and Goodly Creatures (Joe).

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Cast and Crew jarrod langwinski

Bardolph/Captain Jamy, a Scottsman/John Bates/ Le Fer, a French soldier · Henry V Bardolph, a lieutenant in Henry’s army/ Doctor Caius · The Merry Wives of Windsor Jarrod Langwinski is delighted to join Door Shakespeare for the summer 2019 season. Most recently, Jarrod was seen in the world premiere of Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven at Renaissance Theaterworks in Milwaukee, WI. Other professional credits include the one-act 1-800-123-Boys (Milwaukee Chamber Theatre), The Pillowman (The Constructivists), All of the Everything (Renaissance Theaterworks), and Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare Project of Chicago). Jarrod would like to thank Door Shakespeare for this wonderful opportunity, and thank his loving and supportive friends.

latora lezotte

Assistant Costume Designer Latora Lezotte (Assistant Costume Designer) is a senior pursuing a Costume Design major and a Studio Art minor at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. Carthage credits include Costume Designer for Up and Away, various design and crew positions for Mother Courage and Her Children, Marie Antoinette, Into the Woods, Silent Sky, Twin Set, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and Marriage La Mode. This is her first professional credit and she would like to give a special thank you to Kim for giving her this opportunity, and to the cast, crew, administration for all of their hard work and dedication, to her friends and family for their endless love and support, and to Door Shakespeare for welcoming her with open arms. latoralezotte.wixsite.com/porfolio

ken miller

Corporal Nym/Constable of France/ English Herald · Henry V Corporal Nym/Fenton · The Merry Wives of Windsor Ken Miller is an MFA Acting Candidate at Northern Illinois University (May ’19). Prior to NIU, he received his BFA from Millikin University and spent a few years acting in Chicago. He has worked with Chicago companies such as Oak Park Theatre Festival, Muse of Fire, the Plagiarists, and Promethean Theatre Ensemble. Regionally, he has worked with Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival and is a company member with Stone Soup Shakespeare.

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Cast and Crew todd mion

Lighting Designer Todd Mion has been a lighting designer in the Baltimore area for over thirty years. Recent designs include the world premieres of Mother May I at the Strand Theater, Bad Panda with Iron Crow Theatre, To Get to the Other Side for Baltimore Playwright’s Festival, The Return of the Fifth Sister at the Capital Fringe Festival. Todd’s dance designs have been seen at The Kennedy Center, The Alvin Ailey Theatre in New York City, The Greenhouse Theatre in Chicago, and internationally at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland. Todd also designed for the Baltimore Shakespeare Festival where his work included the critically acclaimed A Dickens of a Carol as well as productions of Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet.

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Cast and Crew kira neighbors *

Production Stage Manager Kira is thrilled to be making her Door Shakespeare debut this summer. She has spent the past two seasons at Milwaukee Repertory Theater as a part of the stage management department. Before making her way to Wisconsin, Kira worked at theaters such as Theatre Raleigh, North Carolina Theatre, Trustus Theatre, and studied Stage Management at The University of South Carolina. Favorite past productions include Always…Patsy Cline (Milwaukee Rep), A Christmas Carol (Milwaukee Rep), Pump Boys & Dinettes (Theatre Raleigh), and Outlaw Song (U of SC).

camille nierengarten

Assistant Stage Manager

Camille is thrilled to be spending her first summer with Door Shakespeare! She is going to be a senior at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in the fall where she is getting her BFA in Theatre Design/Tech­ nology, with an emphasis in stage management and a minor in Arts Management. Some of her credits include Stage Manager of Amour and Assistant Stage Manager of Heathers: the Musical both at UWSP. Being from Minnesota she is very excited to be able to learn and grow in a new area!

Elyse Edelman, Rob Doyle, Deborah Staples, Drew Shirley, in 2018’s The Comedy of Errors, directed by Leda Hoffmann

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Cast and Crew eric schabla

King Henry V · Henry V Host · The Merry Wives of Windsor This is Eric’s first season with Door Shakespeare. Regional credits include As You Like It, Measure for Measure, Born Yesterday, The Comedy of Errors, Death of a Salesman, King Lear (American Players Theatre); Cyrano de Bergerac, Earthquakes in London (Guthrie Theater); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Short Shakes! Romeo and Juliet (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre); As You Like It, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Tavern (Utah Shakespeare Festival); productions with Milwaukee Shakespeare, Kansas Rep, Children’s Theatre of Madison, among others. He trained at the Guthrie BFA program and at Shakespeare’s Globe in London. www.ericschabla.com

megan schaut

Arts Administration Intern · House Manager Megan Schaut, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will be transferring to University of Wisconsin-Parkside in the fall to continue her education in Theatre and History. Recently, she played Miss Andrews in Evergreen’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life. Besides her love of acting, Megan has been a part of the run crew and construction crew for UW-Green Bay’s productions these past couple of years. She’s excited for the chance to be a part of Door Shakespeare this summer and gain more experience in what she loves most.

jody sekas

Properties Master/Scenic Designer Jody Sekas is Associate Professor of Scenic Design & Technology and a core professor in the Digital Design & Fabrication at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. He has taught Scenography in the Theatre, Film, & Dance Department at Humboldt State University in northern California; Scenic/Lighting Design & Technology at UW-Eau Claire, and for four years was the resident scenic & lighting designer for the Sioux Falls Playhouse in South Dakota. He has worked as a freelance designer for such venues as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, First Stage Children’s Theatre, Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Dell’Arte International, Rochester Civic Theatre, Omaha Theatre Company for Young People, The Western Stage, and on several independent films.

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Producing Artistic Director Archbishop of Canterbury/King Charles VI/Sir Thomas Erpingham · Henry V Michael Stebbins, Door Shakespeare’s Producing Artistic Director, has appeared on regional stages across the country, from NYC (off-Broadway’s Mint Theatre Company and The Public Theater) to CA (Berkeley Repertory Theatre) and many states in-between. Wisconsin credits include Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Optimist Theatre, Skylight Music Theatre, and Theatre Gigante. His most recent directing credits include The Rochester Civic Theatre Company’s 2018-2019 season productions of Moon Over Buffalo and Barefoot in the Park. In 2005, after being based in NYC for 12 years, he was hired as the producing artistic director of Rep Stage, a regional theatre based in MD. While there he championed works by up-and-coming playwrights as well as theatrical gems by scribes of old. Michael received his BFA/MFA from UWM’s Professional Theatre Training Program. He is the recipient of a Helen Hayes Tribute Award for his work in the DC/MD/VA region, and is a member of Actors’ Equity Association. Actors’ Equity Association (“Equity”), founded in 1913, is the U.S. labor union that represents more than 51,000 actors and stage managers. Equity fosters the art of live theatre as an essential component of society and advances the careers of its members by negotiating wages, improving working conditions and providing a wide range of benefits, including health and pension plans. Actors’ Equity is a member of the AFL-CIO and is affiliated with FIA, an international organization of performing arts unions. www.actorsequity.org #EquityWorks

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Playgoer’s Guide the merry wives of windsor Synopsis

In The Merry Wives of Windsor, disreputable Sir John Falstaff pursues two housewives, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, who outwit him instead. Meanwhile, three suitors seek the hand of Anne Page, Mistress Page’s daughter.

From the first quarto edition of The Merry Wives of Windor, printed in 1602.

Falstaff hopes to seduce the wives so he can gain access to their husbands’ wealth. Ford learns of Falstaff’s approaches and is consumed by jealousy. In disguise, he befriends Falstaff to learn about Mistress Ford’s behavior. The wives, however, trick Falstaff and Ford. As Falstaff visits Mistress Ford, Mistress Page announces that Ford is coming. Falstaff hides in a basket of dirty laundry and is thrown in the river. Another visit ends similarly: Falstaff disguises himself as “the fat woman of Brentford,” whom Ford hates. Ford beats “her” in anger. Finally, Falstaff is lured to a comical nighttime rendezvous where all of Windsor comes together, Falstaff is publicly humiliated, and Ford admits his folly. Anne marries her chosen suitor, Fenton. Courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library

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Playgoer’s Guide henry v Synopsis

Henry V begins at the English court, where the young king is persuaded that he has a claim to the throne of France. When the French dauphin, or heir apparent, insults him by sending him tennis balls, Henry launches his military expedition to France. Before departing, Henry learns that three of his nobles have betrayed him, and he orders their execution. Meanwhile, his old tavern companions grieve over Sir John Falstaff’s death, and then leave for France. Henry and his army lay siege to the French town of Harfleur, which surrenders. The Princess of France, Katherine, starts to learn English, but the French nobles are sure of success against Henry. Instead, Henry’s forces win a great victory at Agincourt. After a brief return to England, Henry comes back to France to claim his rights and to set up his marriage to Princess Katherine. The play’s epilogue points out that Henry will die young and that England will as a result lose most of his French territories. Courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library Map of the Battle of Agincourt

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Playgoer’s Guide william shakespeare

A Biography · Courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library William Shakespeare was probably born on about April 23, 1564, the date that is traditionally given for his birth. He was John and Mary Shakespeare’s oldest surviving child. Growing up as the big brother of the family, William had three younger brothers and two younger sisters. Their father, John Shakespeare, was a leatherworker, a prosperous businessman, as well as Stratford’s alderman, later, bailiff—much like a mayor. He married Mary Arden. William, as the son of a leading Stratford citizen, almost certainly attended Stratford’s grammar school. Like all such schools, its curriculum consisted of an intense emphasis on the Latin classics, including memorization, writing, and acting classic Latin plays. Shakespeare most likely attended until about age 15. In late 1582, William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway. She was already expecting their first-born child, Susanna. Anne grew up just outside Stratford in the village of Shottery. In early 1585, the couple had twins, Judith and Hamnet. completing the family. In the years ahead, Anne and the children lived in Stratford while Shakespeare worked in London. The first definite mention of Shakespeare is in 1592 as an established London actor and playwright, mocked by a contemporary as a “Shake-scene.” The same writer alludes to one of Shakespeare’s earliest history plays, Henry VI, Part 3. The next year, in 1593, Shakespeare published a long poem, Venus and Adonis. For more than two decades, Shakespeare had multiple roles in the London theater as an actor, playwright, and, in time, a business partner in a major acting company, the Lord Chamberlain’s Men (renamed the King’s Men in 1603). He died on April 23, 1616—the traditional date of his birthday, though his precise birthdate is unknown. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, and was buried on April 25, 1616, in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon.

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Playgoer’s Guide

Q+A

Michael Stebbins, Door Shakespeare’s Producing Artistic Director, sat down with Henry V director, Matt Daniels, and The Merry Wives of Windsor director, Marcella Kearns.

Michael “Share with us how these two plays are connected, as I think they are an intriguing pairing. Many people think that The Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy and Henry V is a history, so they couldn’t possibly be connected. I think it’s really interesting that there are characters that appear in both plays—crossover, if you will.” Matt “Well, although Henry V is a history play, it has plenty of comedy to go around! I think the biggest connection is the character of Sir John Falstaff, who was one of Henry’s closest friends back before he became king. Henry cut s Falstaff out of his life at the end of Henry IV Part II. Henry V deals with some of that aftermath as Falstaff’s friends are drafted to fight for Henry, and he has to deal with his old life colliding with the new one. Falstaff himself doesn’t appear in Henry V, though his presence is keenly felt in a few scenes because many of his companions in The Merry Wives of Windsor do find their way into Henry V. In Henry V, all of Falstaff’s companions in The Merry Wives of Windsor are drafted into service for Henry’s war against the French. So Bardolph, Nym, and Pistol are all there, along with Robin, Falstaff’s page, and Mistress Quickly. Several earls and dukes cross over between plays as they were still historically active in multiple reigns. In the case of Falstaff and his companions, these characters are not really historically accurate, and as such, Shakespeare was free to do with them as he pleased. Beyond that, there are several thematic resonances, they both have Welsh and French characters, and there is evidence that they were written with a couple of years of one another.” Marcella “Regarding those thematic resonances: Some of the most striking include what it means to come together as a people with differences for a common purpose, the boon of friendship and love, and tenacity in the face of great odds.” Michael “Shakespeare wrote these two plays during a very prolific time in his writing career. If he did indeed write these plays between 1597 and 1599, he was also writing, or had already penned, Henry IV Part II, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, and Julius Caesar. Door Shakespeare is visiting Henry V for the first time, and the last time we shared The Merry Wives of Windsor with audiences was in 2004. Marcella and Matt, thank you for guiding these plays to the stage, and for being with us this summer.”

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is Scott Mckenna Campbell? Door Shakespeare audiences have been hearing the music of Scott McKenna Campbell—actor, composer, and musical director—for the past three years. As music is such an integral part of our productions, we asked Mr. Campbell to tell us a bit about his process, as it pertains to Door Shakespeare.

“Throughout my three seasons composing and directing music for Door Shakespeare, I’ve been privileged to help support directors in creating six all-acoustic, wholly original, musical soundscapes for the company. I take music in theatrical productions—and particularly in Shakespeare productions—seriously, because I believe that thoughtful music composition is one of the most effective ways to bridge the gap between older texts and modern audiences. Shakespeare festivals are, in many ways, the perfect laboratories for thinking about how music can complement classical plays in production. As a PhD candidate at UW-Madison, I love to incorporate research into my composition work, but much of the work for Door Shakespeare really begins with the rehearsal process itself. The condensed rehearsal schedule at Door means that problems get solved on the fly as new discoveries are made. As such, countless actor-musicians and collaborators have left their fingerprints on each of the dozens of songs and musical moments that I have coordinated for Door Shakespeare. The opportunity to develop new compositions alongside collaborative actor-musicians at Door Shakespeare ensures that no two shows sound wholly alike. While writing music can be a solitary job, making music—like making the plays that these songs support—belongs in the hands of the entire troupe. Composing for performances beneath Björklunden’s incredible maple tree has provided me a few new insights into the work of theatrical songwriting. I’ve learned that composing demands that the ensemble search out the songs, and sounds, and lyrics that belong to both the play text and the specific production. I’ve learned that outdoor theatre truly sings when backed by acoustic instruments played by visible onstage performers. I’ve learned that the connections that audience members form with onstage musicians gives performances an intimacy that films, and television, and most other theatre forms cannot. Working at Door Shakespeare demands specificity, clarity, and heart in reaching an audience that is never more than an arm’s length away from the performers.” We’re so glad that you’ve decided to join us for a few new songs beneath a summer sky.

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Programs & Events will in the woods education series Free Event · Before the performance, 6:30pm

July 3 The Merry Wives of Windsor July 17 The Merry Wives of Windsor July 31 The Merry Wives of Windsor August 14 The Merry Wives of Windsor

July 11 Henry V July 25 Henry V August 8 Henry V August 22 Henry V

Celebrate the legacy of William Shakespeare by gathering with friends and family prior to the show for a lively and interactive discussion. These events help us all get a bit closer to the centuries old history and tradition of William Shakespeare’s work. Will In The Woods is ideal for theatre lovers interested in learning more about the play prior to the performance. We hope you will join us for this free event! Thank you to our sponsors, Jami and Joseph Hanreddy, & Carl and Sandy Zapffe.

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Free Event · For kids of all ages Before the performance of Henry V, 3:15pm

July 6, 13, 20, 27 & August 3, 10, 17

Join Door Shakespeare for a casual pre-show chat and activity designed to introduce patrons of all ages to Shakespeare and Henry V. We’ll review the characters of the play and take a look at the plot in order to have a better understanding of the story and enhance the theatrical experience. Designed with families in mind, Shake it Up Saturdays includes a craft or activity to help get the wiggles out before the show begins. Advanced registration required. Call 920.839.1500 to register and confirm dates and times. Thank you to our sponsors, Alice and Bob Chrismer.

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$35 in addition to the ticket price · Before the performance, 6:15pm

July 10 The Merry Wives of Windsor July 24 The Merry Wives of Windsor

July 18 Henry V August 1 Henry V

Enjoy a pre-show tasting of delicious local wines from area wineries and small plates pre-pared by Door County’s own Thyme Cuisine and Catering. Take in the beautiful scenery of the Garden, mingle with patrons and cast members, and enjoy delicious desserts and coffee during intermission. Order your tickets online at www.doorshakespeare.com or call 920.839.1500 for reservations. In order for our restaurant partner to be able to prepare your meal, reservations are required.

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Programs & Events annual gala

Celebrate Door Shakespeare at the annual fundraising gala and help make Shakespeare’s plays come to life!

Sunday, August 4 6:00–9:00pm Woodwalk Gallery 6746 County Road G, Egg Harbor, Wi

An evening of live music and performances by company members. Meet and mingle with fellow theatre lovers and our cast, directors, and designers. Savor cuisine by Thyme Catering—locally sourced appetizers, savory entrees, desserts, wine, and other plentiful libations. Learn about Door Shakespeare’s production process and how to become more involved with the theatre. Participate in our silent auction and paddle raiser for the theatre’s fundraising initiatives. Win door prizes! Tickets are $75. Please call 920.839.1500 for tickets and more information.

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Camp Will july 8–12 · july 22–26 · aug 5–9

Camp Will is a weeklong workshop dedicated to nurturing young people’s ability to voice their opinions, communicate their thoughts, and discover their creativity through ensemble work and the poetry of Shakespeare. Camp sessions are available for ages 7–18. Camp Will’s teaching artists come from all over the United States as part of the Door Shakespeare acting company. Daily sessions begin with theatre and improv games. Groups work independently in separate ensembles to approach Shakespeare’s works through rhythm, playful language exercises, and story drama. Older students work more intensely on vocal and physical techniques that enrich the meaning of Shakespeare’s text.

“I loved working with all the professional actors and I also made lots of new friends at camp. I can’t wait for next summer!” —Beatrix Dramm, Camp Will camper To enroll in Camp Will, fill out and return the registration form to: Door Shakespeare, P.O. Box 351 Baileys Harbor, WI 54202-0351 Register online by visiting www.doorshakespeare.com, or call 920.839.1500 to register by phone. You can email us at: info@doorshakespeare.com Door Shakespeare’s Camp Will is proudly sponsored by the Door County Medical Center, Maryellen Riley, and the Werner W. & Susan M. Krause Family Fund.

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Individual Contributors Dan Mortier Kathleen Nagle Jason Parkin Bill and Betty Parsons Kevin & Mary Rechner John & Susan Rotilie Richard Scott Jillaine Burton Seefeldt & Andrew Seefeldt Ann Sheridan

James & Kathlin Sickel David & Jennifer Stein Drs. Jonathon Strauss & Theresa He John & Deanna Swanson Peter Syvertsen Jim Tonsegard & Valerie Ireland Tonsgard David & Roseanne Warner Jon Wenberg Harry Witt

the merchants: $100-$249 Sara Ellen & James H. Anderson Anonymous Leonard Apfelbach Charles Billington & Susan Berry Oscar & Patricia Boldt Lisa & Flint Bridge Kevin & Alison Briscoe Joyce & Thomas Bruckner Sue & Jim Buck Gary Buerstatte and Anna Pepelnjak Howard & Sara Miller— In Memory of Gary Buerstatte Kaye Wagner—In Memory of Gary Buerstatte Theresa Campbell Will Carpenter Margaret & Lauren Charous Christopher & Karen Chroniak Dennis & Bonnie Connolly Peter & Beverly Conroy Katheryn Costello Robert & Susan Dean Rebecca Delisle Elizabeth S. Dinsmoor Richard & Anne Egan V. Daniel Elvira & Cecilia E. Gerber Rob & Robin Engl Claranne English Michael Fischer Shawn & Constance Ford Allen & Linda Ford Chris & Sara Fortune Robert & Lori Gardenier Lois & Gerald Garrity Carol Gresko & Arnie Baciagalupo The Hamlin Family Howard & Sara Miller— In Memory of John Hansen

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Lautenbach’s Winery Mary McCormick & Tim Hawks Doris & Ed Heiser Janis Hovel The Willard A. and Mary K. Hartman Charitable Fund Ron & Donna Hupe Jann & Keith Kostecke Pam Kriger Donor Advised Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation Anne Landre & Charlie Dee Jim Laufenberg Emil & Susan Esniac Jeremy Levinson Patrick & Mary Limoni Susan Livengood Theodore Londo Fred Mann & Charles Beasley Jim & Carole Maronek Randy & Karen Mathewson Frank Mattia & Shelly Boehm-Mattia Dr. Michael & Windsor McCutcheon Don & Mary Miech Monday Shakespeare Club of Green Bay Judy Mueller Nedd & Natalie Nedderson Janet M. Nelson Camilla Nielsen Christine & Sverre Pederson Bill & Barbara Perloff Cary & Michelle Pinkalla Patricia Pitchard Sylvia Pratt Robin & Terry Rathsack Anne & Jim Reeve Randy & Julie Ristow Todd & Sheryll Rockway


Individual Contributors Mrs. Sandra Ryan Sheila Saperstein Dan Schley & Barbara Haig Mr. Patrick Schley Elaine Schueler Christine Siefker Marie Sieker & Roderick Matthews Carol Slusser Arlene & Steven Stanger Dennis & Pam Starr David & Mary Steeno Barbara Strom Jim “Kip” Sullivan & Linda Sullivan Christopher Swift Kate Swihart

the masters: $50-$99 Curt & Joan Anderson Barbara Buckingham Ruth & Peter Budic J. Harley & Jean B. Chapman Karen Cowan Liz & Bob Czys Adèle & Ed Douglass Dr. Sarah Keller & Hans Dramm Julia & Todd Duval Yvonne & John Dwonch Mark & Janet Eastman Thomas & Victoria Eley Michael Elkow Randi & John Fay Jeff Bergman & Sarah Frudden Tom Goode Ginny Goode Lawrence Gordon Busy Graham & Stew Hickman Susan & Leon Hoffman Arthur & Dee Hopper James Jauquet & Andrea Kinsey Jaquet Sarah Jones Carolyn Kane Dorothy Kruk Richard & Roberta Larson Peggy Lott

Michael & Saralee Taibleson Patty Pritchard Thompson & Brian Thompson Anna Mae Tiry & Marc Anderson Mary & David Van Dyke Kaye Wagner Francis & Mary Wasielewski Evan Webster & Lurana Day Ron & Barb Weir Matthew Werdegar Marcus White Bob Winter & Mary Wright Fred Wittig David & Jean Wolski Jerry & Joan Zaug Robert & Linda Zillmer Mary & Vince Mahler Marilyn McDonald Diana & Mark Metz Brad & Pat Nielsen Dan & Diane Neal Philip Pandolfi, in recognition of Joe & Jami Hanreddy Sarah Patzer Melissa Radtke Martin Raja Eileen Ribbens Marion Rosenau Margaret Schnackenberg Ellen & Charles Schneider Bill Schwartz Mary Seeberg Karen Slotarski Carol & James Sokolowski Marty Stone Strauss Family Charitable Fund Bob & Rita Sullivan Bruce Timmons Amy, Stephen, Sebastian, and Natalia Topel Skelly & Judith Warren Sara Zaug & Jeff Reiss Anita Zipperer & Patrick O’Hearn Joanne & Paul Zovic

The donors listed include those who have contributed from the printing of last year's program through June 1, 2019.

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Individual Contributors the journeyman: $5-$49 Kenn Anderson James & Elizabeth Baxter Heidi Beckner Tom & Penny Beerntsen Laurel Braatz Pat & Tony Busalacchi Mark & Darlene Castonia Carl, Pat, Chris, and Diana Chan Louis Cornelius Mary Daly Ross Dippel Peggy Duehring Elyse Edelman Nina Edelman Laura Ehmann Tom Feist Anna Fischer Gerri Friedberg

Jane Goode Mary Goode Edward Kristan Len & Susie Leverson James & Catherine Liska James & Sally Mergener Kara Nelson Julie O’Connel Daniel Powers & Joan Mosgaller Don Rubin & Barb Winer David Schmaltz Kate Schultz Cleve Scott Carol Sills Carol & Charles Stout Dave & Karen Studebaker Jack Travis Katy Weber

special thanks for donations of time, talent, goods, and services Mary Lynn & Randall Brotherhood Laura and Peter Buergin-Witt David Clowers Dawn & Jason Crane Allyn Ensign David Ensign Betsy Ensign-George David Foulds Joe & Dina Goode/2019 Milwaukee fundraising event

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Educational Programming Contributors monarch: $5,000 & up The Pivot Rock Fund

nobility: $2,500-$4,999 The Green Bay Packers Foundation Maryellen Riley

The Spero, Gorens-Edelman, and Friends Fund for Education at Door Shakespeare

the knights: $500-$999

the esquires: $250-$499

Door County Community Foundation

ShopKo Foundation, Inc.

the merchants: $100-$249 Chris & Sara Fortune

Don & Mary Miech

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the journeyman: $5-$49 Heidi Beckner Ross Dippel Dr. Sarah Keller & Hans Dramm Laura Ehmann

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Join the Fun! become a bard buddy volunteer!

Door Shakespeare is looking for friendly and energetic volunteers of all ages. We’re a non-profit organization… we can’t do it without you! Help run performances in the Garden at Björklunden during our summer seasons by greeting patrons, parking cars, selling concessions, or ushering. We’d love to have your help with administrative projects and distribution of marketing materials, too! Our Bard Buddy volunteer program is a wonderful community of volunteers that are critical to each season’s success. Please join us, have fun, and help celebrate our love of Shakespeare and the theater! If you’d like to find out more please call us at 920.839.1500. Thank you!

to our bard buddy volunteers

Much of what makes your Door Shakespeare experience memorable is the incredible assistance we receive from the generous supporters of this theater company. Door Shakespeare extends our heartiest gratitude to the members of our Bard Buddy volunteer program. Thank you for your effort, time, and assistance during our season and throughout the year!

Drew Shirley and Joe Boersma 2018's The Comedy of Errors, directed by Leda Hoffmann

Deborah Staples and Elyse Edelman in 2018’s Errors, directed by Leda Hoffmann

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Comedy of

Drew Shirley and Deborah Staples 2018’s The Comedy of Errors, directed by Leda Hoffmann


by Paul Slade Smith

AUGUST 9-25

directed by Ryan Schabach featuring Jonathan Gillard Daly, Tim Higgins, Rick Pendzich, Amber Smith, Jenny Wanasek, Ben Yela & Rachael Zientek In a pair of Sheboygan motel rooms, two undercover cops think they’re ready to catch their embezzling mayor in the act. They’re not. Don’t miss this absolutely necessary summertime treat! Broadway Theatre Center | 158 N. Broadway | Milwaukee

414.291.7800 | milwaukeechambertheatre.com

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Past Productions 1995

A Midsommer Nights Dream & The Comedie of Errors, by Wm. Shakespeare

1996

Twelfe Night or What You Will, by Wm. Shakespeare

1999

As You Like It, by Wm. Shakespeare

2000

The Taming of the Shrew, by Wm. Shakespeare

2001

Twelfth Night, by Wm. Shakespeare

2002

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by Wm. Shakespeare

2003

Romeo and Juliet & Much Ado About Nothing, by Wm. Shakespeare

2004

The Taming of the Shrew & The Merry Wives of Windsor, by Wm. Shakespeare

2005

The Comedy of Errors, by Wm. Shakespeare & She Stoops to Conquer, by Oliver Goldsmith

2006

As You Like It, by Wm. Shakespeare & The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde

2007

The Tempest, by Wm. Shakespeare & Tartuffe, by Jean Baptiste Moliere

2008

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, by Wm. Shakespeare & Cyrano De Bergerac, by Edmund Rostand

2009

The Merchant of Venice, by Wm. Shakespeare

2010

Much Ado About Nothing, by Wm. Shakespeare & The Rivals, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

2011

Twelfth Night, by Wm. Shakespeare & Pride and Prejudice, adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and J.R. Sullivan & The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield

2012

As You Like It by Wm. Shakespeare & The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield

2013

Macbeth & Love’s Labour’s Lost, by Wm. Shakespeare

2014

The Comedy of Errors & King Lear, by Wm. Shakespeare

2015

Romeo and Juliet & The Tempest, by Wm. Shakespeare

2016

A Midsummer Night’s Dream & Julius Caesar, by Wm. Shakespeare

2017

Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare & The Heart of Robin Hood, by David Farr

2018

Much Ado About Nothing & The Comedy of Errors, by Wm. Shakespeare

weather policy

Door Shakespeare will make every effort to meet all scheduled performances. In the event of inclement weather during the performance, the performance may be delayed and/or rain-checks issued. The option of a refund is available only when a show must be canceled prior to the completion of half the shows running time.

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June 12 - August 24

PENINSULA PARK AMPHITHEATER - FISH CREEK

We Like It Where? - WORLD PREMIERE

Based on the true “mouse that roared” story of Winneconne’s 1967 hilarious publicity stunt to secede from Wisconsin.

Book by Corrie Beula Kovacs & Stephen Kovacs; Music & Lyrics by Stephen Kovacs

Windjammers

Lake Michigan, 1876. A coming of age tale of courage and adventure amid high waves, fresh air, legend, and song.

Book by Robin Share; Music by Clay Zambo; Lyrics by Robin Share & Clay Zambo

Dairy Heirs

A modern-day Moo-sical: home grown, hearty, plenty sweet with a side of tongue in cheek.

Book by Joel Kopischke & Eva Nimmer; Lyrics & Story by Joel Kopischke Music by Alissa Rhode

August 30 - October 26

NORTHERN SKY’S NEW INDOOR THEATER

Dad’s Season Tickets - WORLD PREMIERE

A nostalgic musical celebration of family, folly and the Green Bay Packers. Book, Lyrics & Music by Matt Zembrowski

BOX OFFICE: 920.854.6117 NORTHERNSKYTHEATER.COM

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call the office - 920.839.2120 To order online - doorcountypulse.com/shop


B R ILLI AN CE AWA IT S . Björklunden, Lawrence University’s northern campus in Baileys Harbor, welcomes lifelong learners every summer and fall for seminars that run the full gamut of the liberal arts—from history to literature to the natural sciences. Come learn from expert instructors while enjoying the natural beauty of one of Door County’s treasures.

Learn more about Björklunden at go.lawrence.edu/bjork

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