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Photos: First Look at Shakespeare's PERICLES at Two River Theater

Two River Theater presents Shakespeare's PERICLES, featuring original music and lyrics by Rinde Eckert, choreographed by Dan Knechtges, and directed by David Schweizer. The press opening is Friday, April 22 at 8pm. Performances will continue through Sunday, May 8 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The first of the Late Romances, this version of PERICLES is set in a dive bar at the end of the world, where a group of barflies and musicians gather to tell Shakespeare's epic story of adventure, loss, redemption, and miraculous resurrections.

The ensemble, all of whom will play multiple roles, includes J. Clint Allen, Philippe Bowgen, Rinde Eckert, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Mambo, Nikki Massoud, and Mary Testa. The Music Director is Ian Axnessand the guitarist is Will Bernard.

The creative team includes scenic designer Caleb Wertenbaker, costume designer Gabriel Berry, lighting designer Christopher Akerlind, and sound designer Ryan Rumery. The wig designer is Cookie Jordanand the casting is by Jack Doulin + Sharky.

Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org.

Photo Credit: T. Charles Erickson

Photos: First Look at Shakespeare's PERICLES at Two River Theater
The company of PERICLES with Rinde Eckert, standing, as Gower.

Photos: First Look at Shakespeare's PERICLES at Two River Theater
Kevin Mambo, Mary Testa and Ellen Harvey as the Fishermen

Photos: First Look at Shakespeare's PERICLES at Two River Theater
Philippe Bowgen as Lysimachus and Nikki Massoud as Marina

Photos: First Look at Shakespeare's PERICLES at Two River Theater
J. Clint Allen, Kevin Mambo, Ellen Harvey and Mary Testa in the brothel scene

Photos: First Look at Shakespeare's PERICLES at Two River Theater
Rinde Eckert as Old PERICLES


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