Romeo and Juliet

Directed by Tracy & Kristin Skaggs
April 2011

“…two leading performances that delighted me to no end.”
Thom White, River Cities’ Reader

“This is accessible Shakespeare.”
David Burke, Quad-City Times

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(Photo Credits: John Turner)

Swordfight from RnJ
Secrets, fate, dreams, feuding families, and young love. Prenzie Players present the timeless tale of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet.

For more information, see also the preview article from the Quad-City Times (David Burke) and the one from the Dispatch-Argus (Jonathan Turner).

JC Luxton and Maggie Woolley
JC Luxton and Maggie Woolley
Promo Poster

Poster for Romeo and Juliet

Stephanie Moeller in Romeo and Juliet
Stephanie Moeller in Romeo and Juliet
Promo Poster

Poster for Romeo and Juliet

Cast

Jarrod DeRooi
Gregory, servant of the Capulets
The Lord of the County Paris, kinsman of Mercutio and of the Prince of Verona

J.C. Luxton
Abraham, servant of the Montagues
Mercutio, kinsman of the Prince of Verona and of the Lord of County Paris
An anonymous member of the City Watch

Matt Moody
Peter Sampson, chief servant of the Capulets

Maggie Woolley
Benvolia, niece of Montague, cousin of Romeo
An anonymous member of the City Watch

Andy Koski
Tybalt, nephew of Capulet’s wife, cousin of Juliet
An anonymous Apothecary

Jake Walker
Laurence, a Franciscan Friar of Verona
Petruccio, a young gentleman of Verona

Aaron E. Sullivan
Capulet, father of Juliet

Kate Farence
Capulet’s wife, mother of Juliet

Denise Yoder
Montague, mother of Romeo
Nell Potpan, servant of the Capulets

John Turner
Montague’s husband, father of Romeo
Anthony, servant of the Capulets
John, a Franciscan Friar of Verona
An anonymous member of the City Watch

Angela Rathman
An anonymous member of the City Watch
Angelica, a nurse long-employed by the Capulets

Stephanie Moeller
An anonymous member of the City Watch
Juliet, daughter to the Capulets and cousin to Tybalt

David Cabassa
Escalus, Prince of Verona, kinsman to Mercutio, kinsman to the Lord of the County Paris
An anonymous cousin of Capulet

Adam Overberg
Romeo, son to the Montagues, cousin to Benvolia

And introducing
Lauren VanSpeybroeck as
Balthazar, servant of the Montagues
Rosaline, neice to Capulet


Production Staff

Directors: Tracy and Kristin Skaggs
Assistant Director: THE CAST
Stage Manager: Catie Osborn
Editor: J.C. Luxton
Fight Master: Aaron E. Sullivan
Choreography: Jessica Reimer
Production Coordinator: Tracy Skaggs
Production Crew: Aaron E. Sullivan, Jake Walker, Cait Bodenbender, Andy Lord, Jarrod DeRooi, Matt Moody, Nancy Skaggs
Lighting: Aaron Hook, Cait Bodenbender, Andy Lord, Adam Overberg
Costumer: Kristin Skaggs
Seamstresses: Kate Farence, Nancy Skaggs
Sound Design: Terry Skaggs, Colleen McLaughlin
Graphic Design: Terry Skaggs
Program Design: Tracy Skaggs
Photography: Tracy Skaggs, John Turner
Mentors: Andy Koski, Cait Bodenbender, Stephanie Burrough, J.C. Luxton, Jeremy Mahr, John Turner, Denise Yoder, Maggie Woolley


Special Thanks

Dino Hayz and The Center for Living Arts
Patrick Adamson and The Establishment Theatre
Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center
Rivermont Collegiate Theatre Department
DCS Computer Services
Daniel Gildersleeve