AWARD-WINNING SHAKESPEAREAN ACTRESS COMING TO 4TH WALL THEATRE
Katie Boyle in The Merry Wives of Windsor
Starring Katie Boyle (Hamlet, Pop-Up Globe 2016)
Directed by award-winning character comic, Alexander Sparrow (DJ Trump)
Presented by Sparrow & Boyle Entertainment
Critically acclaimed Shakespeare comedy done solo!
Sir John Falstaff, the fat knight, is coming to town. Short of money to pay his men, Falstaff attempts to woo Mistress Page and Mistress Ford at the same time. When the wives discover his intentions, they seek revenge - getting the whole town of Windsor involved in the process! Featuring the infamous knight, a Welsh parson, a flamboyant hotel owner, a drunk pickpocket, and many more memorable characters.
Her performance of Shakespeare's beloved comedy comes with a difference: she plays every one of the 13 characters! Halfway through a massive 40-date tour of New Zealand, this is one actress you don't want to miss!
Katie Boyle is one of NZ’s most prolific Shakespearean actors, with 10 Elizabethan productions performed over the last 5 years, including an all-female Hamlet at the Pop-Up Globe (Guildenstern and Laertes). She is also an accomplished character comic, having been nominated for eight awards in three different cities for her show, 'Pat Goldsack's Swingers Club and Brothel'.
Q & A WILL FOLLOW THE END OF THE PERFORMANCE - so stay and chat with Katie and Alexander
“She is a force . . . brings Shakespeare to life”....Theatreview (Nelson)
“Par excellence . . . Boyle is a powerhouse”....Theatreview (Dunedin)
“We are so lucky to have live theatre of this calibre . . . an excellent performance”....Snowfed (Methven)
“Bring[s] Shakespeare’s characters to life in delightful fashion . . . an incredible feat of acting”....The Star (Dunedin)