The Bard’s tale of ‘blinding jealousy and forgiveness’ is on stage at the Yale Rep
“The Winter’s Tale,” William Shakespeare’s classic story of tragedy, romance, and magic, is being staged by the Yale Repertory Theatre.
Directed by Obie Award-winner Liz Diamond, “The Winter’s Tale” will be performed through April 7 at the University Theater, 222 York St.
The play features original music composed by Matthew Suttor, choreography by Randy Duncan, sets by Michael Yeargan, costumes by Jennifer Moeller, lighting by Matt Frey, sound by Elizabeth Atkinson, vocal coaching by Grace Zandarski, dramaturgy by Catherine Sheehy and Ilinca Tamara Todorut, and stage management by Catherine Costanzo.
The cast features Tim Brown, Rob Campbell, Tyrone Mitchell Henderson, Sheria Irving, Felicity Jones, Francis Jue, Brian Keane, Thomas Kopache, Hoon Lee, Lupita Nyong’o, Adam O’Bryne, Luke Robertson, Richard Ruiz, Susannah Schulman, Chris Van Zele, Adina Verson, and Remsen Welsh. The musicians are Paul Brantley, Michael Compitello, Jason May, and Adam Rosenblatt.
Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, with additional 2 p.m. matinees on Saturdays, March 24, 31 (an open-captioned performance), and April 7 (an audio-described show), and on Wednesday, March 28. Other special events include a 7 p.m. reception for graduate students on Saturday, March 31; a reception for senior citizens at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28; and Talk Back conversations with members of the cast and crew following the matinee on Saturday, March 24, and the 8 p.m. show on Thursday, March 29. In addition, there will be three 10:30 a.m. WILL POWER! performances April 3-5 that are designed for middle and high school student groups only (contact Ruth Feldman at 203-432-8425 or e-mail email@example.com to arrange for a student group visit).
Tickets for “The Winter’s Tale” range from $20-$88 and are available online, by phone at 203-432-1234, and in person at the Yale Rep Box Office, 1120 Chapel St. at York Street. Student, senior, and group rates are also available.