“Guignol: The Brother and Sister Play”

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Mabou Mines & piece by piece
GUIGNOL
The Brother and Sister Play
Inspired by themes in Tennessee Williams’ life and the work of Mary Shelley
Conceived by Lee Breuer and Maude Mitchell
Directed by Lee Breuer
Co-Directed by Kyoung Park

Premiering December 2017

Cast:
The Brother: Greg Mehrten
 
The Sister: Maude Mitchell
 
The ‘Three inscrutable stage hands’
Eamonn Farrell, Jessica Weinstein, Tiappa Klimovtisky
 
The Doppelgänger: Yoshiko Chuma
 
Musicians: Jay Ansill, Larry Cohen, John Kruth (tbd)
Puppeteer: Jamey MacGilvray
 
Music by Jay Ansill
Set by Alfred Schatz
Lighting by Lucrecia Briceno
Costumes by Meganne George
Sound by Gavin Price
The Monster and Lord Byron’s Bust by Basil Twist
Mary Shelley by Hanne Tierney
Video Text and Images by Eric Marciano
Projections by Eamonn Farrell
Dramaturgy by Thomas Keith and Maude Mitchell
Developmental Lighting by Jesse Belsky
Movement Consultant: Yoshiko Chuma
Choreography for “Fear is A Monster”: Julie Arenal – tbc
 
Stage Manager: Alyssa Howard
Technical Director: Andy Sowers
Rigger: Janet Clancy
Set Coordinator: Jeremy Pape
Prop Master: Brooke Van Hensbergen
Development and Producing Consultant: Eric Marciano
Assistant to the Director and Co-Director: Dana Greenfield
Assistant to the Costume Designer: Peter Fogel
Development Dramaturgy: Jessica Del Vecchio

Dramaturgical Intern: Holly Wright
Production Intern: Nicholas Rapp
Directorial Intern: Matt Trucano
Operations Intern: Andrew Guarisco
 
Mabou Mines Staff:
Producing Artistic Director: Sharon Fogarty
Executive Producer: Monika Wunderer Jouvert
Company Manager: Yasmeen Jawhar
Technical Director: Andy Sowers
Development Associate: Cara Greene
 
Artistic Directors: Lee Breuer (Founder), Sharon Fogarty, Karen Kandel, Terry O’Reilly
Artistic Associates: Clove Galilee, Maude Mitchell, David Neumann

DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
Workshop – Towson University – 2011
Workshop/Staged Reading – Duke University – February 2011
Workshop/Staged Scenes – Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival – September 2011
Sundance Theater Lab at Mass MoCA – Nov-Dec 2012
Workshop/Staged Scenes – Wesleyan University – February 2013
Workshop – St. Ann’s Warehouse – December 2016
Yaddo Residency – February 2017

SPECIAL THANKS TO: piece by piece productions; The NY Public Library for The Performing Arts; The Houghton Library at Harvard University; The Harry Ransom Center – Austin, Texas; The Columbia University Library; Duke University; The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival; Yaddo; St. Ann’s Warehouse; and Jessica del Vecchio.