The Thisby Project (2005)

THE THISBY PROJECT

Playing the Women’s Part on Shakespeare’s Stage

Extracts selected by Carol Chillington Rutter

Directed by Perry Mills

Music by Stephen Dodsworth

 

From Turberville’s translation of Ovid’s Heroides : Ariadne

The Argument: Jack Fielding

The Letter: Oliver Hayes

 

The Two Gentlemen of Verona. 4.1

Proteus: James Butt

Julia/Sebastian: Oliver Hayes

Silvia: Ben Darlington

 

Twelfth Night. 1.5

Olivia: James Butt

Viola/Cesario: Alex Seys

 

Twelfth Night. 1.5

Olivia: Ben Darlington

Viola/Cesario: Oliver Hayes

 

Antony and Cleopatra. 1.3

Cleopatra: Ben Darlington

Antony: Alex Simon

 

Antony and Cleopatra. 2.5

Cleopatra: James Butt

Messenger: Alex Simon

Charmian: Tom Adams

 

Troilus and Cressida. 1.2

Cressida: Oliver Hayes

Pandarus: Perry Mills

Boy: Jack Fielding

 

Epicoene. 1.4

Clerimont: Oliver Hayes

Boy: Jack Fielding

Truewit: Ben Darlington

 

Epicoene. 4.4

Mrs. Otter: James

Mrs. Mavis: Tom Adams

Lady Centaur: Alex Simon

Mrs. Morose (Epicoene): Jack Fielding

Mrs. Haughty: Alex Seys

Clerimont: Oliver Hayes

Truewit: Ben Darlington

 

Golding’s translation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses Book XIII: Hecuba.

Hecuba: Ben Darlington

Latin Reader: Tom Adams

Narrator: Oliver Hayes

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream. 5.1

Pyramus: Alex Seys

Thisby: James Butt

 

March 19 2005: Big School, King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon