Photograph of company member Geraint Wyn Davies



Studio Theatre
September 19 – October 17
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Play reading by Stratford Festival company members:

Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti

Thursday, October 17

When the great actor Edmund Kean collapses during his performance in 1833 of the title role in Othello, an African-American actor, Ira Aldridge, is asked to take over. Based on a true story.

Jakob Ehman Casimir

Daniel Krmpotic Henry Forester

Hannah Miller Halina Wozniak

Andrew Robinson Charles Kean

Amelia Sargisson Margaret Aldridge

E.B. Smith Ira Aldridge

Michael Spencer-Davis Terence, Bernard Warde

Shannon Taylor Ellen Tree

amaka umeh Connie

Rylan Wilkie Pierre Laporte

Mamie Zwettler Betty Lovell

 Support for WordPlay is generously provided by The Dorothy Strelsin Foundation

Support for the Forum is generously provided by Kelly & Michael Meighen and The T.R. Meighen Family Foundation.

Funded in part by the Government of Ontario

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