Using some of Shakespeare's most intriguing monologues and sonnets, Season Two of Shakespeare Republic explores a day in the life of 13 Shakespeare characters who exist in the same world, living their lives in modern society, sometimes meeting, sometimes passing like ships in the night, all using Shakespeare's original text.
Starring Michala Banas, Stephen Costan, Alan Fletcher, Nadine Garner, Dean Haglund, Christopher Kirby, Sally McLean, Tariro Mavondo, Wahibe Moussa, Falon Ryan, Shane Savage, Billy Smedley and Phoebe Anne Taylor. Created and Directed by Sally McLean.
"All's but naught ..."
Meet Shakespeare Republic's "Cleopatra" played by Tariro Mavondo as she faces the loss of the man who gave her strength and was taken too soon from her side.
"... This case of that huge spirit now is cold ..."
Shakespeare Republic: celebrating the brilliance of the Bard
Christopher Kirby as "Thomas More"
Wahibe Moussa as "Katherina"
Falon Ryan as “Edmund”
Shane Savage as "Helena"
Directed & Adapted by Sally McLean
Written by William Shakespeare
Produced by Sally McLean, Billy Smedley, Shane Savage & Perri Cummings
Executive Producer: Robina Bamforth
Associate Producer: Stephen Francis Wyley
Director Of Photography: Shaun Herbertson
Edited by Sally McLean & Thanassi Panagiotaras
Sound Operator, Editing & Design by Tim McCormick
Digital Colourist & VFX: Thanassi Panagiotaras
Music Composer Jordan Ross
Camera Assistant: Marcus Cropp & Hamish MacGregor
Make Up by Taryn & Joel Gionis
Unit Production Manager Marg Woodlock-McLean
Filmed on location at Toorak College, Mt Eliza, Victoria
The Producers would like to acknowledge our sponsors: The Courthouse Hotel, North Melbourne and Mr Moto and all our donors and backers who made Season Two possible.
Shakespeare Republic is supported by the Australian Cultural Fund, Creative Partnerships Australia through MATCH and auspiced by Auspicous Arts Projects Inc.
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