PHOTO CALL: Bill Irwin in A.C.T.'s Scapin

News   PHOTO CALL: Bill Irwin in A.C.T.'s Scapin
Bill Irwin both directs and stars in American Conservatory Theatre's production of Molière's Scapin along with several Pickle Family Circus veterans.

"In this lively baggy-pants comedy, the rascally title character balances his penchant for mayhem and mischief with a promise to help two pairs of wide-eyed lovers," according to A.C.T. notes. "Irwin whips commedia dell'arte, live music, and his trademark sophisticated clowning into a frenzy, transforming this 17th-century farce of mistaken identities and mishaps into a sparkling theatrical event perfect for all ages."

Here's a look at the production:


The cast includes René Augesen and Gregory Wallace, A.C.T. core acting company members; Ashley Wickett, Patrick Lane, and Richardson Jones, members of the A.C.T. M.F.A. Program class of 2011; Omozé Idehenre and Jud Williford, A.C.T. M.F.A. Program graduates; and Steven Anthony Jones, a longtime member of the A.C.T. artistic family. Keith Terry, a celebrated percussionist and clown, round out the show's musical accompaniment along with Randy Craig.

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