PUSS IN BOOTS

 

BY LUDWIG TIECK

Directed by Philip J. Hickman and Adam Simon

June 19 – August 5, 2018
Thursdays through Sundays @8pm

 

ABOUT

This 1797 stage adaptation of the 16th century fairy tale will be performed as a stylized “panto,” with actors playing numerous roles and interacting with the audience throughout.  Because the script is written as a play within a play, all gendered roles and age references should be considered as applying to individual characters, though not, necessarily, to the actors playing them.

CAST

The King- a king

The Princess- a princess

Hinze- a cat

Gottleib- a man who inherits a cat

Critic 1- a theatre critic

Critic 2- a theatre critic

Critic 3- a theatre critic

The Playwright- a playwright

First Lover- a lover

Second Lover- a lover

Prince Nate- a prince

Leander- the court scholar

As the full script is made up of more than 50 various characters, actors cast can expect to play numerous roles throughout the show.