All the world's a drag!
Shakespeare in love...with opera.
Heartbeat Opera's fourth annual Halloween Drag Extravaganza
October 30-31, 2017 at National Sawdust
Written by Ethan Heard, Peregrine Heard, and Sara Holdren
Featuring excerpts from great operas and musicals based on Shakespeare's plays including music by Bernstein, Britten, Gounod, MacDermot, Porter, Purcell, Verdi, and others
with Music Direction by Jacob Ashworth and Daniel Schlosberg, Arrangements by Daniel Schlosberg, Choreography by Emma Jaster, Costumes by Seth Bodie, Make Up and Hair by Rachel Padula, Lighting by Joey Moro, Projections by Nicholas Hussong, Stage Managed by Noam Lautman
Featuring Peregrine Heard (Announcer), Stephanie Hayes (Shakespeare), Lauren Worsham (Juliet/Maria), Joshua Jeremiah (Iago), Sishel Claverie (Lady Macbeth), John Taylor Ward (Bottom), Miles Mykkanen (Orsino/Tony), Ato Blankson-Wood (Queen Elizabeth I), Jacob Ashworth (Violin), Gleb Kanasevich (Clarinet), Daniel Schlosberg (Piano/Harpsichord), Sam Suggs (Bass
Photos by Russ Rowland