The Winter's Tale

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Aaron Posner
-----This production has closed-----
March 13 – April 22, 2018

“Visually breathtaking…there are treasures to be found here” – DC Theatre Scene


Transporting us from Sicilia to Bohemia and safely home once more, Shakespeare’s spellbinding tale of jealousy, prophecy, and redemption celebrates the magic of story-telling and the power of forgiveness.   

Running time for The Winter's Tale is approximately two hours, thirty minutes plus a fifteen minute intermission.

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Who's Who

Polixenes, and others
Hermione, and others
Florizell, and others
Cleomenes, Mopsa, and others
Emilia, Autolycus, and others
Paulina, and others
Hermione (replacement)
Lord, Old Shepherd, and others
Storyteller, Camillo, Antigonus, and others
Dion, Dorcas, and others
Mamillius, Perdita, and others
Archidamus, Young Shepherd, and others
Composer and Music Director
Scenic Design
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design
Resident Dramaturg
New York Casting
Folger Casting
Production Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager