2 - 10 Apr 2010 I Esplanade Theatre
The Bridge Project launched its inaugural season at BAM in 2010 with an outstanding ensemble of American and British actors in Shakespeare’s The Winter's Tale and Tom Stoppard's adaptation of The Cherry Orchard. Following its successful debut in New York, the critically-acclaimed company, led by Tony and Academy Award-winning director Sam Mendes (Broadway's Cabaret, and the films American Beauty and Revolutionary Road), embarked on a world tour, delighting audiences in cities including Singapore, Madrid, Auckland, Athens, and London.
Year two of The Bridge Project promises another stellar transatlantic lineup and an intriguing pairing of two Shakespeare plays as Mendes and company explore outcasts, power, and magical lands with their world premiering productions of the comedy The Tempest, considered to be Shakespeare's last play.
Cast: Ashlie Atkinson, Jenni Barber, Michelle Beck, Edward Bennett, Stephen Bentley-Klein, Christian Camargo, Stephen Dillane, Alvin Epstein, Jonathon Lincoln Fried, Richard Hansell, Ron Cephas Jones, Aaron Khron, Anthony O'Donnell, Juliet Rylance, Thomas Sadoski, Shane Shanahan, Michael Thomas and Ross Waiton.
Director: Sam Mendes
Set designer: Tom Piper
Costume designer: Catherine Zuber
Lighting designer: Paul Pyant
Sound designer: Simon Baker for Autograph
Composer: Mark Bennett
Fight directr: Rick Sordelet
Music coordinator: Curtis Moore
Musical director: Stephen Bentley-Klein
Choreographer: Josh Prince
Hair & Wig design by Tom Watson
Casting by Nancy Piccione and Maggie Lunn
Photo credits: Joan Marcus