The following are cast pictures both on stage and off stage from the 2013 Shakespeare Festival. Also included are some of the many students and staff who helped to make the Festival a success. Photos were taken by Georgia Panagiotidis, Jace Williams and Sarah Margolis.
For a summary of the Shakespeare Festival go to Veritas News here.
The cast of Julius Caesar, Left to right: Lulu Lima, Julia Decenzo, Leah Dececco, director Mr. Neal, Chris Catania, Sarah Laleme, Kylie Langhoff and Sean Vo.
The cast of A Midsummer Night’s Dream: left to right: Marissa Labelle, David Wood, Lilly Margolis, Katie Gardner and Leshon Crawford.
The cast of Macbeth Left to right: Kaitlin Mott, Olivia Olsen, John Mott, Zach Murphy and Erin Mulready.
The cast of Romeo and Juliet: Mrs. Donovan, director, Markus Rohwetter, Victoria Pratt, Georgia Panagiotidis and Genesis Rojas.
The cast of Othello from left to right: Mr. Neal, faculty director, Leah Dececco, Alyssa Collins, student director and Jace Williams
Leah Dececco and Jace Williams played Iago and Roderigo in the scene from Othello
Leah Decceco and Jace Williams, the cast of Othello
Left to right: P.J. Butler, Brian Leonard, Jackie Carlson, Bob Gasdia, Ella Engle, Jean DeSilva and Nicole Cook, the cast of As You Like It
The cast of Henry V: Left to right: Pearse McNally, Chrissy Daly, Lisa Howes, Chris Landy, Danielle Hill, Ryan Sugrue, and John Kamande.
Soneteers: (left to right) John Glennon, Ryan Sugrue, Chrissy Daly
Haley Macray and Ms. McDonough handled gave out and collected the costumes.
The servers of the medieval feast were led by Mrs. Patton.
The King and Queen of the Festival: Mr. Retchless, Superintendent of Schools and Mrs. Fleming, Consumer Science teacher.
The Spanish Ambassadors: Mr. Jorge Moscoso and Ms. Patrice Rose, Spanish teachers at RHS.
The royal court is led by Mr. Alan Cron, Sackbutt player, Queen Trish Fleming and King John Retchless
The technical staff: Dave Murphy and Chris Burnieika.
Cast of Romeo and Juliet scene: Victoria Pratt, Markus Rohwetter,Georgia Panagiotidis and Genesis Rojas.
Macbeth cast takes a bow: Left to right: Kaitlin Mott, John Mott, Olivia Olsen, Zach Murphy and Erin Mulready.
Cast of Othello bows: Jace Williams and Leah Decceco take a bow!
The cast of Henry V take their bows: Danielle Hill, Lisa Howes, Christianne Daley, Pearse McNally, Chris Landy, Ryan Sugrue and John Kamande.
The cast of As You Like It: John Glennon, Jean DaSilva, Nicole Cook, Ella Engle, Jackie Carlson, Brian Leonard, PJ Butler and Bob Gasdia.
Mrs. Woodward, director of the Shakespeare Festival receives poinsettas from her cast.
The witches cast their spell: Left to right: Mrs. Carol Kemenes, Mr. Rich MacAllister and Ms. Jess Linehan
Principal Cron leads the procession from the banquet.
Sydney Bissonette applies make-up to the face of apprentice fool, Alec Donegan.
Mr. Chad Bigsby plays the Court Jester during the banquet part of the Festival.
Alec Donegan was Mr. Bigsby’s assistant.
The band and chorus process into the cafeteria.
Members of the chorus performed exquisitely on both nights.
Mr. Cron, the sackbutt player for the court.
King Retchless and Queen Fleming enjoying the entertainment.
The next gallery shows the players in action on stage on Friday and Saturday nights.
Chris Catania as Mark Antony laments the death of Julius Caesar.
Sean Vo as Caesar; Chris Catania as Mark Antony
David Wook and Leshon Crawford carry the body of Caesar into the forum.
Kylie Langhoff as a citizen;
Mark Anthony (Chris Catania) turns the crowd against the conspirators.
Leah Dececco plays Brutus in this scene from Julius Caesar
Mark Antony (Chris Catania) reads Caesar’s will
Leshon Crawford as Lysander
Marissa Labelle and David Wood
Marissa Labelle as Puck and Leshon Crawford as Lysander.
Leshon Crawford as Lysander and Lilly Margolis as Helena.
Leshon and Lilly in a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Leshon Crawford and Katie Gardner
Demetrius (David Wood) and Helena (Lilly Margolis)
David Wood and Katie Gardner
Zach Murpy plays Macbeth
Kaitlin Mott, Olivia Olsen and John Mott in the banquet scene from Macbeth
The first murderer (Erin Mulready) tells Macbeth (Zach Murphy) that Banquo is dead.
Macbeth (Zach Murphy) sees a ghost
Lady Macbeth (Olivia Olsen) scolds Macbeth (Zach Murphy)
Zach Murphy and Olivia Olsen
Genesis Rojas as Juliet
Georgia Panagiotidis plays the Nurse tries to comfort Genesis Rojas as Juliet
Leah Dececco plays Iago in a scene from Othello
Iago (Leah Dececco) speaks to Roderigo (Jace Williams)
Iago persuades Roderigo in a scene from Othello
Bob Gasdia plays Charles
Orlando (PJ Butler) pleads with Charles (Bob Gasdia) in this scene from As You LIke It
Bob Gasdia and PJ Butler
Duchess Frederica (Jackie Carlson) and Orlando (PJ Butler) in a scene from As You LIke It.
Charles (Bob Gasdia) takes a right cross from Orlando (PJ Butler)
Brian Leonard plays LeBeau
PJ Butler and Ella Engle
A scene from As You Like It
Ella Engle played the part of Rosalind.
A scene from As You Like It
Danielle Hill in As You Like It.
Pearse McNally as Henry V
Henry V’s soliloquy
Pearse McNally and Lisa Howes
Henry (Pearse McNally) rallies his men.
Christianne Daly and Pearse McNally
Chris Landy and John Kamande in a scene from Henry V.