by Friedrich Schiller in a version by Mike Poulton
directed by Emily Lyon
April 11-20th, 2019
The Access Theater (380 Broadway, Manhattan)
AEA showcase code (pending approval)
Two queens fight for their right to lead.
Join Hedgepig for the mostly true story of Mary, Queen of Scots, and Elizabeth, Queen of England, as we examine female leadership under the world's watching eyes.
As we cast our gazes toward the 2020 election, we hear the refrain, “I’m ready for a woman president...but not that woman.” We examine two dynamic female leaders from history and their challenges to prove their worth. Hedgepig will post a series of pre-show panels to further engage in this conversation. Dates to be announced shortly.
Featuring members of Hedgepig's Ensemble:
Olivia Williamson*+ as Queen Elizabeth
Mary Candler*+ as Mary Stuart
Thomas Valdez+ as Mortimer
Jory Murphy+ as Davison
And Guest Artists:
Debra Lass* as Hannah Kennedy
Jason Guy* as Paulet
Greg Carere as Leicester
Zia Lawrence as Margaret
Atticus Cain* as Shrewsbury
Mark Weatherup Jr.* as Burghley
Director: Emily Lyon+
Stage Manager: Lauren Jackson
Costume Design: Somie Pak
Lighting Design: Charlotte McPherson
Scenic / Property Design: Caitlynn Barrett
Sound Design: Carsen Joenk
Associate Producer: Monica Furman
Producer: Mary Candler
Assistant Stage Manager: Glory Walsh
*Performers appearing courtesy of Actors Equity Association.
+Member of Hedgepig’s Ensemble
About the Access Theater:
380 Broadway, 4th Floor - Manhattan (N/Q/R/6/J/Z/A/C/E to Canal)
Accessibility: The Access Theater is a 4th Floor, walk-up building. Patrons that require an elevator should email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements with Hedgepig staff to use the restricted elevator.