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Written by William Shakespeare

May-June 2018


"Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss"

Careening between sea storms, high courts, bawdy brothels, palace intrigue and cases of mistaken identity, Pericles examines the will of the human spirit to endure all obstacles no matter how weighty or unlikely.  A sweeping story of adventure, passion, and loss, Pericles asks if humankind can ever truly be the masters of fate.

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"A fast-paced and cleverly staged charmer with an ‘anything goes’ spirit" -  John Geoffrion, DC Theatre Scene

You'll be grateful that you've seen an undoubtedly one-of-a-kind production." - Sam Abney, Broadway World

"We Happy Few never made a misstep. They walked the fine line between comedic and absurd expertly in a way that Shakespeare’s other works neither would have nor could have ever allowed." -  Em Skow, DC Metro Theater Arts


Jenna Berk

Grant Cloyd

Dave Gamble

Jennifer J. Hopkins

Kerry McGee

Jon Reynolds

Charlie Retzlaff


Kiernan McGowan


Raven Bonniwell (choreography)

Jason Aufdem-Brinke (lighting)

Arnel Sancianco (visual design)

Ethan Balis (sound)

Moyenda Kulemeka (costumes)

Keith Hock (dramaturgy)

Sam Reilly (stage management)

Evangelina Hakes (assistant stage management)

Photography (c) Mark Williams Hoelscher

This project was supported by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

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