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Tom Stoppard's

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

October 7 - November 18
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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

By Tom Stoppard

Directed by Geoff Elliott

criticschoicebucketHamlet is turned topsy turvy in this brilliant, Tony Award®-winning comedy that thrusts Shakespeare’s two minor characters to the frontlines with no rules except one: they are destined to die. Trapped in a universe where the flip of a coin always comes up heads and pirates can pop-up anytime, can our hapless protagonists triumph in a battle of wits, escape their fate, and make sense of a senseless world?

Please note this performance will use e-cigarettes and water vapor. 

Running Time: 2 hours and 33 minutes (including two intermissions). Late seating at House Manager’s discretion.

"Entertaining and profound in equal measure." - Los Angeles Times
"‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead’ enlivens its stage and our minds." - Pasadena Star News
"Genius! Laugh out loud funny." - That Awesome Theatre Blog
"Funny, intellectually satisfying, cleverly staged." - Stage Struck Review
"Stoppard’s wit deserves the outstanding delivery that it’s getting in ANW’s production." - Around Town Pasadena
"WOW! A pair of sensational lead performances, and an all-around superb supporting cast." - StageSceneLA
"Intelligent silliness! Delivers a welcome reminder of how uplifting a little existential wit can be." - Cultural Weekly

Short Trailer

Full Trailer (With Reviews)

artists + cast

The Artists

The Cast

† Designer is represented by United Scenic Artists Local USA-829 of the IATSE

* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.

ANW Resident Artist

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

 

Header Photo by Craig Schwartz, Pictured: Rafael Goldstein and Kasey Mahaffy.

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are lost in a parking garage! Will they make it out of this alive?

 

Can Guildenstern pick which hand has his ticket? Supposedly it’s a fifty-fifty chance…

Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead Production Photos
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Pictured: (foreground) Kasey Mahaffy and Rafael Goldstein; (background) Paul David Story and Katie Rodriguez. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: (L-R) Rafael Goldstein, Wesley Mann, and Kasey Mahaffy. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: (L-R) Philip Rodriguez, Matt Jennings, Wesley Mann, Sam Christian, Oscar Emmanuel Fabela, and Jonathan Fisher. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: (L-R) Matt Jennings, Wesley Mann, Philip Rodriguez, Sam Christian, Jonathan Fisher, and Oscar Emmanuel Fabela. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: (L-R) Rafael Goldstein, Paul David Story, and Kasey Mahaffy. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Pictured: (L-R) Rafael Goldstein and Kasey Mahaffy. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

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Costume Sketches
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Costume Design by Jenny Foldenauer.

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Costume Design by Jenny Foldenauer.

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Costume Design by Jenny Foldenauer.

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Costume Design by Jenny Foldenauer.

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Costume Design by Jenny Foldenauer.

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Costume Design by Jenny Foldenauer.

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