2016: Richard III and Twelfth Night

Shakespeare Royal Oak favorite Michael Brian Ogden returned as the scheming Richard III in this Thrones-style outdoor evening show.

Directed by Stephanie Buck

Cast:
Richard III: Michael Brian Ogden
Lady Anne Neville: Sara Catheryn Wolf
Buckingham: Stephen Blackwell
Catesby: Blair Mellow
Ratcliffe: Jerry Jarvis
Lovell: Samuel Alan Wright
Margaret/Richmond: Deborah Keller
Elizabeth: Erika Hoveland
Duchess: Jean Lyle Lepard
Clarence: Caleb Alman
King Edward/Lord Stanley: Dennis Kleinsmith
Hastings: Tim Falk
Rivers: Alexander M. Sloan
Doreset: Nicholas LaGrassa
Bracken bury: Eric Niece

Production Staff:
Operations Manager: Matt Lira
Technical Director: Joe Petrous
Set Designer: Monika Essen
Master Carpenter: Scot Cleaveland
Assistant TD/Sound: Jarod Clark
Scenic & Properties Designer: Monika Essen
Costume Designer: Cheryl Zemke
Mask & Helmet Construction: Holly Hellsten Conroy
Set Construction: Etico Productions: John Manfredi, 
Phill Harmer
Lighting: Mike Miller
Costume Coordinator: Stephanie Bonin

Images from the 2016 season

Twelfth Night

Our fun daylight show was a family friendly version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy, 12th Night.

Directed by Nancy Kammer

Cast:
Orsino: Jason Ruben Garza
Malvolio: Dennis Kleinsmith
Olivia: Hannah Kelley-Niece
Antonio/Vale tine: Chris Peterson
Andrew Aguecheek: Maxwell Sanders
Sir Toby Belch: Barton Bund
Feste: Dan Johnson
Maria: Jocelyn “JM” Ethridge
Viola: Maggie Beson
Sebastian: Joel Hunter
Captain/Officer/Priest: Bryan Conroy
Instrumentalists: Maggie Beson, Jason Ruben Garza, Barton Bund, Maxwell Sanders

Production Staff:
Director: Nancy Kammer
Stage Manager: Emma Williams
Assistant Stage Manager: Sydney Nylia

The Tempest

Water Works Youth Ensemble presented The Tempest By William Shakespeare Directed by Frannie Shepherd-Bates.