Saxe, Cuccioli, Antaramian, Stewart to Appear in NJ Hamlet

News   Saxe, Cuccioli, Antaramian, Stewart to Appear in NJ Hamlet
 
Broadway's Gareth Saxe will be Prince Hamlet, Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli will play his uncle, King Claudius, and Jacqueline Antaramian will be his mum, Queen Gertrude, in Hamlet by Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Sept. 9-Oct. 11.

Bonnie J. Monte, artistic director of the Madison, NJ, company, will direct the Shakespeare tragedy. Additional casting will be announced.

Saxe appeared as Joey in the recent Broadway production of The Homecoming. He also appeared in A Moon to Dance By with Robert Cuccioli and Jane Alexander at The REP in Pittsburgh, PA. For The Shakespeare Theatre, Saxe has appeared in The Importance of Being Earnest, Les Liaisons Dangereuses and The Merchant of Venice.

Cuccioli last appeared at The Shakespeare Theatre in the 2008 hit Amadeus, one of many appearances with the company. He received a Tony Award nomination and the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his portrayal of the title roles in the Broadway musical Jekyll and Hyde.

Making her Shakespeare Theatre debut, Antaramian is currently the understudy for Janet McTeer in Broadway's acclaimed Mary Stuart. She has also appeared on Broadway in Coram Boy, Wrong Mountain and Julius Caesar.

Newcomer Daniel Stewart joins the cast as Laertes. Stewart appeared on Broadway in Not About Nightingales, directed by Trevor Nunn. Single tickets for Hamlet are now on sale. For tickets, call the box office at (973) 408-5600, visit www.ShakespeareNJ.org or email boxoffice@shakespearenj.org.

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