Cast Set for Mary Zimmerman's Pericles at Goodman

News   Cast Set for Mary Zimmerman's Pericles at Goodman Mary Zimmerman has cast her upcoming take on Shakespeare's Pericles, set to run Jan. 7-Feb 12, 2006, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.

Ryan Artzberger will play the fate-tossed prince Pericles; Colleen Delany is Pericles' wife Thaisa; Glenn Fleshler is Antiochus, King of Antioch; Joseph Costa plays Cleon; Joel Hatch portrays Simonides; Naomi Jacobson is Lychorida; Berwick Haynes fills the part of Lord; Dan Kenney portrays Thaliard; Glory Kissel plays Cerimon; Jesse J. Perez is Boult; Michelle Shupe fills the role of Dionyza; Craig Spidle is Helicanus; Erik Steele takes on the fisherman Lysimiclius; Marguerite Stimpson plays Marina; Gary Wingert is a Fisherman; and Evan Zes plays Leonine.  The ensemble includes JR Drew, Katherine Foster, Stephen Grush, Bethany Hubbard, Kenneth Z. Kendall, Akili Moore, Meghan Murphy, Dillon Porter, Dan Sanders-Joyce, Laura Scheinbaum and Kevin V. Smith.

Zimmerman divides her time between staging her own dramatizations of classical texts and concepts (Metamorphoses, Silk, The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci) and unique interpretations of Shakespeare (Measure for Measure in Central Park).

The design team includes Dan Ostling (set), Mara Blumenfeld (costumes), T.J. Gerckens (lighting), and Andre Pluess and Ben Sussman (sound).