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140 E. Roosevelt Ave. / PO Box 783 / Dover, DE 19903 / 302-674-3568 / email: kctg@kctg.org
at the Patchwork Playhouse
Providing Quality Community Theatre
to Central Delaware Since 1953
Kent County Theatre Guild presents
Rosencrantz
& Guildenstern
ARE DEAD
written by Tom Stoppard / directed by Kevin Smith

Friday FEB 26 and MAR 4 at 8:00p
Saturday FEB 27 and MAR 5 at 8:00p
Sunday FEB 28 and MAR 6 at 2:00p
THE CAST
Rosencrantz (or is it Guildenstern)...   Stephen M. Davis
Guildenstern (you get it)...   Cat Timko
The Player...   Chuck DeLong
Tragedians
John Muller     Steve Caporiccio
AJ Sanchez     Elyse Mendez
Alfred (Apprentice Tragedian)...   Amy Bill
Hamlet...   James Muzzy
Ophelia...   Annika Campbell
Claudius...   Evan Jackewicz
Gertrude...   Linda Smith
Polonius...   John Levine
Horatio...   Jeff Bellon
Fortinbras...   Steve Caporiccio
Ambassadors, Soldiers, Attendants, Courtiers
Maureen Levine     Brett Moore
Elizabeth Hartung     Linda Hyler


THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Director...   Kevin Smith
Producer...   Nancy Muller
Stage Manager...   Penny Smith
Lighting Technician...   Claude Warnick
Sound Technician...   Ginger Angstadt
ABOUT THE SHOW...

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is an absurdist, existentialist tragicomedy by Tom Stoppard, first staged at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1966. 

The play expands upon the exploits of two minor characters from Shakespeare's Hamlet, the courtiers Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. The action of Stoppard's play takes place mainly "in the wings" of Shakespeare's play, with brief appearances of major characters from Hamlet who enact fragments of the original's scenes.

Between these episodes the two protagonists voice their confusion at the progress of events of which—occurring onstage without them in Hamlet—they have no direct knowledge.