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Standup Shakespeare


Standup Shakespeare
A co-production with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Words by William Shakespeare

Music by Ray Leslee

Book by Kenneth Welsh

November 7-19, 1995


Helen Hayes Award Nominations


Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical

Jeff Hairston


Outstanding Musical Director, Resident Musical

Jack Bashkow


Production Team


Janet Alexander Griffin – Folger Director of Museum and Public Programs


Darwin Knight – Director**

Jack Bashkow – Music Director


Charles Caldwell - Scenic Designer

Terry Cermak - Lighting Designer

Elizabeth Novak - Costume Designer

Kristen R. Kuipers – Sound Designer

Cameron Jackson* - Stage Manager

McCorkle Casting, Ltd. – Casting Director




Female Vocals – Alison Fraser*

Male Vocals – Jeff Hairston*

Fool – Baxter Harris

Heckler - Michael Schwendermann


Woodwinds – Jack Bashkow

Piano – Ray Leslee

Bass – Ratzo B. Harris

Violin – Rob Thomas


**Member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers

*Members of Actors’ Equity Association


Production, Direction and Management


Technical Production Management - MTS Productions, Inc.

Additional Vocal Arrangements - Thomas Young 

Dramaturg – Susan Willis

Administrative Coordinator – Anna Flye

House Manager – Natalie Holbrook

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