Much Ado About Nothing

 

by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare Theatre Company

Harman Center for the Arts

 

December 2011

direction: Ethan McSweeny

choreography: Marcos Santana

scenic: Lee Savage

costume: Clint Ramos

lighting: Tyler Micoleau

original composition: Steven Cahill

 

Washington Post Review:

‘Much Ado’ with a Cuban flavor at Shakespeare Theatre Company

By Peter Marks, Published: December 6

"...the very specific location and time is Cuba in the 1930s, a setting that retains the sun-baked sensuality of Shakespeare’s Messina and gives the director, composer Steven Cahill and choreographer Marcos Santana opportunities for a few conga-drumming, hip-bouncing fiestas. It also provides set designer Lee Savage with the inspiration for a gorgeous set — the central, open space of Leonato’s hacienda, complete with a weather-worn garden statue of Cupid." Read More