Trickster of Seville
The Trickster of Seville by Tirso de Molina is the first written version of the famous Don Juan legend. Company member Ravyn Jazper-Hawke has created a mash-up using characters and scenes from Moliere and Goldoni adaptations, to construct a family-friendly comedy for Masque Alfresco's 2016 Summer Park Tour. The play is directed by Fayra Teeters, Ken Dembo stars as Don Juan, with seven other men and women playing over twenty roles. As usual in commedia plays, the servants know more than their masters, engage in hysterical comedic antics, and generally save the day. Masque Alfresco promises their renowned use of slapsticks, broad physical comedy schtick, and colorful period costumes. The 2016 Summer Park Tour will be laughingly wigged-out!
Everyone is invited to enjoy the event: Bring blankets, lawn chairs, picnics – and your funny bone!
Cast of Characters:
Kenneth Dembo as Don Juan
Mark Friendly as Brighella
Athena McElrath as the Queen of Naples and Castile
KJ McElrath as Musical Director, Don Pedro and Don Diego
Ravyn Jazper-Hawke as Tisbea and Dona Ana
Rian Turner as Arlecchino and Don Gonzalo
Sophie Foti as Carlotta and Columbina
James Brooks as Duke Octavio and Marquis de la Mota
Iain Chester as Fabio and Guards