Past Shows

Mar 28-29, 2008
Shakespeare: If Music Be...

An evening of readings, music and dance inspired by Shakespeare. Music by Erich Korngold, Richard Strauss, John Cage & Sergei Prokofiev; choreography by Peggy Baker and James Kudelka; and staged scenes from Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing and Romeo & Juliet.

Program & Repertoire

Desdemona's Song

Hey Robin

Come Away, Death

For the Rain, it Raineth Every Day

O Mistress Mine

Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind

Under the Greenwood Tree

Erich Korngold

Romeo and Juliet, Act III, Scene V

William Shakespeare

Romeo and Juliet

Sergei Prokofiev, choreography by James Kudelka

March of the Montagues and Capulets

Romeo and Juliet Before Parting


Four Pieces and Four Scenes from Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare, music by Erich Korngold

i. Act I, Scene I

ii. The Maiden in the Bridal Chamber

iii. Act IV, Scene I

iv. Dogberry and Verges March

v. Act V, Scene II

vi. Garden Scene

vii. Act V, Scene, IV

iix. Masquerade

Ophelia's Mad Scene (Hamlet, Act IV Scene V)

William Shakespeare

Ophelia Leider, Op. 67

Richard Strauss

i.Wie erkenn ich mein treulieb?

ii.Gutten Morgen, ist Sankt Valentinstag

iii.Sie trugen ihn auf der Bahre blob

Ophelia (Why the Brook Wept)

John Cage


Peggy Baker, dancer

Marc Bendavid, actor

Marie Bedard, violin

Andrew Burashko, piano

David Ferry, director

Tom McCamus, actor

Chick Reid, actor

Cara Ricketts, actor

Rebekah Rimsay, dancer

Piotr Stanczyk, dancer