Karen Ziemba Set for Free Shakespeare in Vegas Reading

News   Karen Ziemba Set for Free Shakespeare in Vegas Reading Tony Award-winning actress Karen Ziemba will head the cast of a public workshop presentation of Suzanne Bradbeer's comedy Shakespeare in Vegas, April 12 at The Drilling Company.

Karen Ziemba
Karen Ziemba Photo by Laura Rose

Ziemba (Steel Pier, Chicago, Contact, Curtains) will step into the role of "Margot, a talented New York actress who accepts the role of a lifetime, Cleopatra, in Antony and Cleopatra in a less than typical location for Shakespeare - Las Vegas! When she finds herself fighting for stage attention with chorus girls trying to add magic to the act, she discovers a world of calamity, danger and heart in this new comedy."

Giovanna Sardelli directs a cast that also features Hamilton Clancy, Geneva Carr, Trish Alexandro and Tom Pelphrey; show time is 8 PM.

Shakespeare in Vegas is presented as part of the Drilling Company's "Discovery Series," which provides playwrights, actors and directors a month-long workshop period prior to a public reading.

Admission to Shakespeare in Vegas is free, but there is a suggested donation of $7. For reservations phone (212) 873-9050. The Drilling Company is located at 236 West 78th Street (on the 3rd floor).

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