Jim Butz to Star in Shakespeare Festival St. Louis' HENRY IV & HENRY V, 5/17-6/15
Rounding out the cast is Robert Ashton, Mason Conrad, James Hesse, Dakota Mackey-McGee, Alex Miller, Charles Pasternak, Reginald Pierre, Antonio Rodriguez, and Kelley Webber.
The creative team includes Festival veterans Scott Neale (Set Design), Dottie Marshall Englis (Costume Design), John Wylie (Lighting Design), Rusty Wandall (Sound Designer), and Gregg Coffin (Composer).
Based on the success of last year's introduction, Butler's Pantry and the Festival will continue its intimate and elegant communal dining experience for select evenings throughout the run of the shows. A special pre-ordered picnic option will also be available for the double-feature days on June 7 and 14. As in previous years, the pre-show Festival activities will include a nightly Green Show at 6:30 p.m.
In the past 13 years, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis has attracted more than 600,000 people to its annual free performances in Forest Park. The organization has reached 250,000 students through its educational programming and, in 2010, launched SHAKE 38, a marathon city-wide presentation of Shakespeare's entire 38-play canon. Since 2011, Shakespeare in the Streets has invited St. Louis' neighborhoods to tell their unique community stories, shutting down a street for performances that present The Combined talents of professional actors alongside local residents. With support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Regional Arts Commission, SHAKE38.com, will launch on April 23, 2014, Shakespeare's 450th birthday. For more information, please visit www.sfstl.com or call 314/531-9800.