Photo Flash: Pigeonholed's Production Of MARY STUART In Rehearsal
Pigeonholed theater company opens their 2018/19 season with the classic play, Mary Stuart, written in 1800 by Friedrich Schiller. The production features a thrilling new version written by British playwright Mike Poulton. Artistic Director Justin Cimino directs an all-female cast of ten actors performing nearly twenty roles.
Mary Stuart tells the story of the personal struggle between two extraordinary women, Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. Both captive to the demands of sovereignty and both caught in a tumult of political and religious intrigue. Which of them is the rightful Queen of England - Mary Stuart or Elizabeth Tudor?
"What's looser than the tongue of an unmanned woman?" -Lord Burghley, Act I
The cast features Fiona Rae Brunner (Earl of Leicester), Nettie Chickering (Earl of
Shrewsbury/Drugeon Drury), Caitlin Cimino (Edward Mortimer), Rashidah Bernay Fowler (Sir Amyas Paulet), Maggie Hood (Elizabeth I), Marlena Holman (Lord Burghley), Allison Houser (Margaret Kurl/William Davison), Sasha Lazare (Mary Stuart), Emily Rellis (Hannah Kennedy/Count Bellievre/Earl of Kent/Officer), and Alice Rothman-Hicks (Count Aubespine/Melville/Page).
The creative team includes costume design by Isabelle Coler, scenic and properties design by Susannah Hyde, sound design by Justin Cimino, lighting design by Sammy Jelinek, movement choreography by Hannah Allen, stage management by Emily Hawkins, and assistant stage manager Caitlin Cramblet. Mary Stuart is produced by Allison Houser.
Performances take place at Pushkin Hall at The Center at West Park, 165 W 86th Street (Corner of Amsterdam Avenue), New York, NY 10024. Subways: 1, B, & C trains to 86th Street. Tickets are $20 (general admission) - $30 (with complimentary beverage). Tickets are available at www.artful.ly/store/events/16422.