Molly Wetzel- Witch & Lady Macduff in the Tour Production of Macbeth

Molly Wetzel- Witch & Lady Macduff in the Tour Production of Macbeth

The tour is still out on the road and going strong since January.  We decided to check in with actor Molly Wetzel, who plays a Witch, Lady Macduff and many other parts in Macbeth.  Molly has been with the Festival for the last two seasons.

Bryan Sommer, Stage Manager for the Macbeth Tour

Bryan Sommer, Stage Manager for the Macbeth Tour

Bryan Sommer, a Salt Lake City native and SUU alum, is the stage manager for this year’s educational tour,  Macbeth. As stage manager, he will be the head wrangler for this production as they travel throughout 5 states.

Drew Shirley as Macbeth for the Tour production

Drew Shirley as Macbeth for the Tour production

Drew Shirley, who is playing Macbeth in our Tour production, has appeared at the Festival for 4 seasons. Learn more about his thoughts on this iconic role.

Marco Vega as Banquo in Macbeth on Tour

Marco Vega as Banquo in Macbeth on Tour

Marco Vega, who plays Banquo in the tour production of Macbeth, hails from Northern UT. He was born in Provo and grew up in American Fork. He’s a SUU alum and appeared at the Festival last summer in all three Shakespeare plays

Quinn Mattfeld Talks about Macbeth

Quinn Mattfeld Talks about Macbeth

Talented actor, teacher and director, Quinn Mattfeld shares his vision for the Shakespeare-in-the-School's touring production of Macbeth.

Festival’s Educational Tour Presents Macbeth

Festival’s Educational Tour Presents Macbeth

The Utah Shakespeare Festival is once again hitting the road with its Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production—this year performing the classic tragedy, Macbeth.

Ray Seams, Zany #3 in The Taming of the Shrew

Ray Seams, Zany #3 in The Taming of the Shrew

Ray Seams, who plays Hortensio and Zany #3, hails from San Antonio, Texas. He has a BA from the University of Northern Colorado.

Misha Fristensky, Zany #1, in the Tour Production of The Taming of the Shrew

Misha Fristensky, Zany #1, in the Tour Production of The Taming of the Shrew

Michael (Misha) Fristensky plays multiple roles in The Taming of the Shrew. He was born in Switzerland, spent a majority of his childhood in Colorado and now calls New York City home.

Kaitlin Mills as Bianca in the Tour Production of The Taming of the Shrew

Kaitlin Mills as Bianca in the Tour Production of The Taming of the Shrew

Kaitlin Mills, who we saw last summer inAnything Goes, returns to the Festival as Bianca in the Shakespeare-in-the-School’s production of The Taming of the Shrew.

Malloree Hill, Katherine in the Tour Production of The Taming of the Shrew

Malloree Hill, Katherine in the Tour Production of The Taming of the Shrew

Malloree Hill, who plays Kate in this production, grew up in Texas, graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a BFA in Theatre Arts – Acting and currently has a home base in New York City. 

Tom Littman as Petruchio in the Tour's production of The Taming of the Shrew

Tom Littman as Petruchio in the Tour's production of The Taming of the Shrew

Tom Littman grew up in Colorado, attended University of Northern Colorado (degree in Theatre) and has spent the last four years in New York. He is making his Festival debut as Petruchio in our Tour production

Tony Carter as Lucentio in the Tour production of The Taming of the Shrew

Tony Carter as Lucentio in the Tour production of The Taming of the Shrew

Tony Carter grew up in Nevada and just graduated from Southern Utah University with a BFA in Musical Theatre.

The Tour Hits the Road

The Tour Hits the Road

From January to April, the Utah Shakespeare Festival will take its Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production of The Taming of the Shrew to more than 25,000 students in three western states. 

Christina Leinicke and Ben Hohman – Designers for The Tour

Christina Leinicke and Ben Hohman – Designers for The Tour

Rehearsals are in full swing for the Educational Tour production of The Taming of the Shrew. Designing for a tour is a challenge. It has to appeal to school age audiences, many of whom have never seen a live theatre production. 

Shelly Gaza, Taming of the Shrew Tour Director

Shelly Gaza, Taming of the Shrew Tour Director

Shelly Gaza returns to the Festival to direct the Educational Tour production of The Taming of the Shrew. We last saw Shelly here in 2007; she played Viola in Twelfth Night and Cordelia in King Lear

John Maclay (Director, Romeo and Juliet)

John Maclay (Director, Romeo and Juliet)

John Maclay directed the current Shakespeare-in-the-Schools Touring Production of Romeo and Juliet. 
 

Elyse Edelman- Guest Blogger

Elyse Edelman- Guest Blogger

New to the Educational Tour, here is Elyse Edelman playing Benvolio inRomeo and Juliet.

Love at First Sight

Love at First Sight

Do you believe in love at first sight? John MaClay, the director for this year’s Education Tour, does. 

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