Theater

IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER:

We have a REVIEW!
(Select the word REVIEW to link to review)

Park to Park Tour of Shakespeare's 2 Gentlemen of Verona
(Running Time Two Hours) 

Synopsis:
Shakespeare Sports will tell the story of Julia – in love with Proteus – disguising herself as a young man and follows Proteus to the Duke of Milan’s court. There, Proteus and his friend, Valentine meet the Duke’s daughter, Silvia, and instantly they BOTH fall for her. Let the games begin! (Jay Michaels)  

OUR CAST (link to Facebook Page)

Cast (in Alphabetical order)
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Jeffrey Copelan
Pantino, Sir Thurio
Ramon Guzman
Proteus
Byron Hagan
Valentine
Carrie Isaacman
Lucetta, Outlaw 1
Adam Joesten
Outlaw 2
Mary J. Price
Julia
Joe Crow Ryan
Duke, Host
Stephanay Slade
Sylvia
Roger Stude
Launce, Outlaw 3
Matthew Tiemstra
Speed, Sir Eglamour



Artistic Support (in Alphabetical Order)
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Director
Carrie Isaacman
Fight Director
Michael Hagins
Vocal Coach
Tom Giordano
Composer
Donna Stearns
Publicity
Jay Michaels Arts and Entertainment

The Production and Cast would like to thank the following organizations without support the production would not have been as full:
Referral for Vocal Coach: Linklater Center
Rehearsal Space at: Players Theatre, Ripley Grier, Champion Studios
Beth for Transportation
Donna Stearns for Composition: Contact Donna Stearns to use “Who is Silvia?” 
at 917-856-0635 or donna@moonbeam.net
More Shakespeare Songs are available for purchase at http://www.moonbeam.net/dks/composer-shakespeare.shtml

We are registered for NY IT Awards.  See our show and vote.  
New York IT Awards

For Press Inquiries please contact
Jay Michaels at (e) jay.michaels.theatricals@gmail.com or (c) 347-497-4814


Mission Statement:
Mission Statement: Shakespeare Sports incorporates the technique of 'Unrehearsed Shakespeare' using scrolls and we hope to bring an urban sensibility through staging shows in present day to an authentic for of Shakespeare with scrolls. 

In August:
Photo Credit: Face It Foto Basil Rodericks
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The show is closed and we are very thankful for all of the support and feedback.  
Shakespeare Sports is now regrouping for a potential next show.

Please read the review for 'As You Like It'


About our 'As You Like It': 
In our 'As You Like It' It is 1968 midwest and Orlando and Rosalind have been kicked out of thier homes.  Come meet our band of merry revelers who live in the woods, teens and a community that are homeless and thriving amongst change that is in the air an romance that blooms.

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A staged reading co - produced by myself and Diana Brown with an AEA agreement at Aurora Theater Company in Berkeley last summer with myself, Dorian Lockett, Danielle Felguth, Clara Lovelace and Dax Wentwoth Pierson, With plays from Funny As A Crutch by Rich Orloff and Rehab Follies by Micheala Goldhaber, directed by Michaela Goldhaber


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Timon of Athens
Fast forward to around 2009 or so.  Photo of cast for a staged reading of Timon of Athens that I directed for Shakespeare Saturdays. It was my first time directing adults in the text. 

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Before I moved to NYC I was cast as Celia in As You Like It
with African American Shakespeare Company.


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Following are pictures from an apprenticeship at California Shakespeare Festival - 
Photo 1: Twelfth Night, Apprentice Show
Photo 2: Twelfth Night, Apprentice Show
Photo 3 Me, Paula Hubman, David Berkson, Kieron Edwards, Carolyn Doyle
Photo 4: me*, Julian Lopez-Morillas* AEA