Epic Closes Out Sixth Season With WOLF HALL

Epic Closes Out Sixth Season With WOLF HALLEpic Theatre Company is closing out its landmark sixth season with one of the biggest shows to ever hit a Rhode Island stage. Based on the acclaimed novel, "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel, adapted by Mike Poulton, offers a bold perspective on a classic story of faith, greed, and power.

"We've had an incredible season here at Epic," says Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli, "Wolf Hall is the perfect way to end a year examining the relationship between truth and power. It looks at the dangers of being silent in the face of corruption and revisionism. The story of Thomas Cromwell might not be as well known as that of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, but it's a fascinating allegory that we know will resonate with audiences today."

In Wolf Hall, Thomas Cromwell is a man of humble beginnings. When a series of political machinations leave him without a master, he takes a risk and winds up serving directly under King Henry VIII as he tries to divorce his wife so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Little does he know this will put him on a dangerous road towards becoming the most powerful man in England, a place ruled by the whims of vipers--and wolves.

"Wolf Hall" is directed by Vince Petronio and features a cast of over twenty local performers, including Epic Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli as Thomas Cromwell.

Performances begin in June at Theater 82, where Epic is the Resident Theater Company.

WOLF HALL
By Hilary Mantel, Adapted by Mike Poulton

Directed by Vince Petronio

Featuring

Eric Behr
Kevin Broccoli
Lynne Collinson
Lily Cox
Angelique Dina
Paula Faber
Kerry Giorgi
Ian Hudgins
Ibrahima Tylar Jahumpa
Jason Karol
Rico Lanni
Geoff Leatham
Rebecca Maxfield
Nicholas Menna
Christine Pavao
Chris Pelletier
Justin Pimentel
Christopher Crider-Plonka
Kathleen Povar
Adam Preston
Megan Ruggiero
Alex Sprague
Kevin Thibault
Geoff White
W. Grant Willis

Stage Manager: Samantha Gaus
Production Manager: Cate Clifford
Assistant Director: Kyle Couture
Sound Design: Terry Shea
Costume Design: Morgan Clark
Properties Manager: Peggy Becker
Production Assistants: Christopher Crider-Plonka and Ian Hudgins

Epic General Manager: Megan Ruggiero
Operations Manager: Kerry Giorgi
Marketing and Development: Ashley Arnold
Poster Design: Elena Semenkova
Resident Photographer: Dave Cantelli

PERFORMANCES

Friday, June 8th @ 8pm
Saturday, June 9th @ 8pm
Sunday, June 10th @ 4pm

Friday, June 15th @ 8pm
Saturday, June 16th @ 8pm

Friday, June 22nd @ 8pm
Saturday, June 23rd @ 8pm

All Performances at Theater 82, located at 82 Rolfe Square in Cranston, RI

General Admission: $20
Seniors: $15
Students/Military: Free Admission

Tickets can be purchased by going to
http://www.artists-exchange.org/epictheatrecompany.html

www.EpicTheatreRI.org

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