The Winter’s Tale

The Winter's Tale






“A sad tale’s best for winter; I have one ..” Sc 1, Act 2.

2011 saw a spectacular retelling of Shakespeare’s mystical romance The Winter’s Tale. No stranger to Shakespeare, Corcadorca’s mesmerising production of this ‘tragi-comedy’ drew massive audiences, transforming the largest stage in the city. As Liam Heylin of the Evening Echo described it, this productions was ‘…engaging, busy, boisterous, modern, funny, and moving.’

Venue: Cork Opera House, 11-22 October 2011

Written by William Shakespeare
Text Adapted & Edited by Gavin Quinn
Directed by Pat Kiernan

Set & Lighting Design – Paul Keogan
Costume Design – Joan Hickson
Costume Design Assistant – Konrad Im
Composer – Mel Mercier
Sound Design – Fergus O’Hare
AV Design – Paul Keogan and Mick Hurley
Set and Lighting Designer
 – Maria Young
Production Manager – Maria Young
Stage Manager – Aoife O’Sullivan
Assistant Stage Manager – Stephen Manning

Leontes – Garrett Lombard
Hermione – Mairead McKinley
Perdita – Grace Kelley
Polixenes – Ronan Leahy
Florizel – James Murphy
Camillo – Mal Whyte
Antigonus – Sean O’Neill
Paulina – Derbhle Crotty
Autolycus – Raymond Keane
Shepherd – Frank O’Sullivan
Clown – Muiris Crowley
Female roles – Eadaoin O’ Donoghue