The Merchant of Venice

November 19, 20 at 7:30 pm

November 21 at 1 pm

Pote Theatre

1999

Design and Production Staff:

  • Director – Jennifer Ross Nostrala
  • Set Designer – Marshall Wirtz
  • Lighting Designer – Steven J. McLean
  • Costume Designer – Bette Haddox
  • Dramaturg – Andrea Markowski

Cast List:

  • Antonio, a Venetian merchant – Tim Halling
  • Salerio – Craig Kaufman
  • Solanio – Josh Patrick
  • Bassanio, Antonio’s friend and suitor to Portia – Brian Hyde
  • Lorenzo – Ryan Seibert
  • Gratiano – Ty Kamerman
  • Portia, an heiress of Belmont – Alisa Barile
  • Nerissa, her gentlewoman – Laura Lynch
  • Balthasar, attendent to Portia – Katherine Aumer
  • Stephano, attendent to Portia – Aimee McCabe
  • Shylock, a Jew – Carrie Ferguson
  • Prince of Morocco, a suitor to Portia – Craig Kaufman
  • Launcelot Gobbo, Shylock’s servant – Joey Socrates Begovich
  • Old Gobbo, his mother – Joanna Schmolke
  • Jessica, daughter to Shylock – Rachel Anderson
  • Prince of Arragon, suitor to Portia – Jeff Barker
  • Gaoler – Jeff Barker
  • Tubal, a Jew and friend to Shylock – Brooke Jackson
  • The Duke of Venice – John Epperson

Production Staff:

  • Stage Manager – Heather Layman
  • Assistant Stage Manager – Jennifer Fenton
  • Assistant Stage Manager/Props Master – Sam Pohl
  • Poster Design and Program Cover Artwork – Carol Carder
  • Sound Engineer – Matt Robins
  • Sound Board Operator – Allison Smith
  • Light Board – Britnee Schoonover
  • Master Electrician – Ember Gleason
  • Projectionist – Brian Depew
  • Props/Set Crew – Pat File, Samantha Slyter
  • Wardrobe Crew – Katie Braden, Rondi Hanson
  • Box Office Manager – Josh Mann
  • House Manager – Paula Williams
  • Usher Staff – Sarah Beard, Bridgett Davis, Sue Gerver, Jenny Lyons, Jerime Mathias, Andrea Poland, Juan Navas, David Noll, Jamie Sabel, Brian Sabel, Joe Wilson
  • High School Festival Coordinator – Cara Svalstad
  • Lobby Entertainment/Accompanist – Raelene Best
  • Lobby Entertainment Director – Katherine Aumer
  • Lobby Entertainment/Singers – Mandy Baker, Brooke Jackson, Aimee McCabe, Joanna Schmolke

Production Crews:

  • Props Crew – Sam Pohl, Samantha Slyter, Allison Smith
  • Costume Crew – Katherine Aumer, Rondi Hanson, Joanna Schmolke
  • Costume Volunteer Staff – Joan Betsworth, Darlene Day, Marilyn Leek, Lois Schultz, Murphy Waggoner
  • Lighting and Sound Crew – Brian Depew, Ember Gleason, Heather Layman, Josh Mann
  • Publicity – Carrie Ferguson
  • Set Construction – Sarah Beard, Edwin Brand, Jenn Fenton, Patrick File, Heidi Guyer, Beth Headley, Aimee McCabe, Josh Patrick, Morgan Sperry, Paula Williams, Marshall Wirtz, Theatre Simpson Scholarship students, and Theatre 112 students

Department Staff:

  • Theatre Department Chair – Jennifer Nostrala
  • Theatre Literature/History – Tom Woldt
  • Design Supervisor/Technical Director – Steven J. McLean
  • ATD/Scene Shop Supervisor – Ryan Trupp
  • Audience Services Undergraduate Assistant – Alisa Barile
  • Lighting Undergraduate Assistant – Heather Layman
  • Instructors – Steven J. McLean, Jennifer Ross Nostrala, Ann Woldt, Tom Woldt