PRODUCED BY - Marilyn Ness, Christina King
EDITED BY - Gabriel Rhodes
MUSIC COMPOSED BY - John Kimbrough
ANIMATION BY - Ace & Son Moving Picture Company
ANIMATION DIRECTOR - Richard O'Connor
DESIGN/LEAD ANIMATOR - Kelsey Stark
ADDITIONAL ANIMATION - Liesje Kraai
PRODUCTION ARTIST - Dee Mackey
CAMERA - William Rexer II
SOUND - John Zecca
RESEARCHER - Danielle Varga
PRODUCTION ASSISTANT - Justine Pierce
SPECIAL THANKS - Kwame Anthony Appiah
Speaking Daggers is a program created by Shakespeare on the Sound and funded by GE Capital to address the issue of bullying. Speaking Daggers utilizes Shakespeare's text, specifically A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, and The Merchant of Venice to address Cyber-Bullying, Conflict/Resolution, and Empathy Building.
Speaking Daggers has been featured at the middle schools in Norwalk, CT at the after school partnership with the students from the George Washington Carver Center.
If you are interested in more information about this program or to bring this workshop into your school, please contact Director of Education, Emily Bryan at email@example.com
Teaching Artists: Eddie R. Brown, Desiree Rodriguez, Alex Major, Brendan T. Boland, Tiffany Rachelle Stewart
Director: Awoye Timpo
Video Footage by Nick Pisarro.
Video Editing and Design: McCann-Erickson
Desperate heroes—Hamlet, Juliet, Romeo, Falstaff, Othello—must hunt down a reclusive wizard, their one hope against the allied malevolence of Iago, Richard III and Lady Macbeth. The wizard's name? Shakespeare.
March 4-26, 2013
adapted from the graphic novel by Anthony Del Col & Conor McCreery
directed by Anderson Lawfer
Performing in Hugen Hall at Strawdog Theatre (3829 N. Broadway, Chicago)
Mondays and Tuesdays at 8pm. Sundays at noon.
featuring: Bryan Bosque, Kate Harris, Nikki Klix, BF Helman, Brian Amidei, Conor Burke, Caleb Probst,
Steve Herson + James Anthony Zocolli
projections + scenic Michelle Underwood
original score Seth Boustead
sound Gregor Mortis
ass't director + dramaturge Beth Schmeski
production manager Morgan Gire