October 28, 2016:
The Clarke Drama Department will perform the play “Shakespeare’s Women,” Nov. 17 through Nov. 20 in Terence Donaghoe Hall.
Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, though Saturday, Nov. 19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Tickets are available at the box office prior to the show.
“I think the audience will enjoy being exposed to some of Shakespeare’s ‘greatest hits,’ including scenes from such classics as
Hamlet, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Klinebriel said. “
The cast is as follows:
Jamese Kane, of Chicago, as Helena (Midsummer) and Lady Macbeth. Lily Jensen, of Jesup, Iowa, as Ophelia and Juliet. Kayla Winandy, of Peosta, Iowa, as Viola and Helena (All’s Well). Andrew Gabel, of Dubuque, as Polonius and Malvolio. Julie Heater, of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, as Isabella and Desdemona. Brenna Burgart, of New Hampton, Iowa, as Gertrude and Katherina. Evan Heil, of Dubuque, as Hamlet and Petruchio. Ryan Hayes, of Davenport, Iowa, as Iago, Parolles and Macbeth. Riley Beckett, of Antioch, Ill., as Benedick, Demetrius and Romeo. Anna Kluesner, of Epworth, Iowa, as Beatrice, Olivia and Emilia. Alex Dean, of Dubuque, as Claudio, Baptista and Othello. Lily Jensen is the assistant to the director.