Timon is a wealthy Athenian whose heedless generosity lands him in crushing debt. When his fair-weather friends abandon him Timon flees to the woods where he sets in motion chain of events that will shake Athens to its core.

All performances are FREE and open to the public!


Bring a picnic and come see this rarely done Shakespeare play which opens our 2019 season of #SelfishDesire

Riverbank State Park Amphitheater
(Enter at 145th St & Riverside Dr)
Friday, May 3rd at 5:30pm
Friday, May 10th at 5:30pm
Saturday, May 11th at 5:30pm
Friday, May 17th at 5:30pm
Saturday, May 18th at 5:30pm
Sunday, May 19th at 1:30pm

Summit Rock, Central Park
(Enter at 81st St & Central Park West)
Saturday, May 4th at 5:30pm
Sunday, May 5th at 1:30pm




Cast

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Madeleine Emerick (Timon) is an actor, musician and fight choreographer based in NYC. She graduated from Skidmore College with a B.S. in Theater, and has also studied at Shakespeare & Company, The Gaiety School of Acting, The Ken Schatz Studio and The Barrow Group.  Recent credits include Macbeth (Macduff), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Peter Quince), and Blood Wedding (Ensemble).  Madeleine is also a co-founder of Dispatch Combat Collective, an NYC-based fight choreography collective that choreographs and teaches throughout the Tri-State area.  She’d like to thank Conor and David for their humor, wit and spirit, and her incredible support system: Callan, Rachel and Finn. www.madeleine-emerick.com   

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Will Lippman (Flavius and others) is delighted to join their first production with Fools & Kings! Other NYC credits include The Rover (Torn Out Theatre) and Fast Food Voices (American Renaissance). Will is a recent transplant from the Seattle area, where their favorite credits included Cymbeline (Harlequin Productions) and Psycho Beach Party (Fantastic Z). Training: BFA Theatre Arts from Central Washington University, Intiman Emerging Artists Program, Anthony Meindl Actor’s Workshop.


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Rachel Weekley (Painter and others) earned their BFA in Performance from Ohio University, and is now based out of NYC. Their most recent performance credits include: Rachel Zee in Generation Lazy by Ashley Lauren Rogers, Charlie in Engineers Not Found with Honest Accomplice Theater, and Cleo in Brikelak with The Navigators. Their hobbies include: Shotokan Karate, Juggling, and Playing a Tiny accordion. Many Many thanks to those that support them through the absurdity. www.rachelweekley.com

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David Federman (Apemantus and others) is a NYC-based actor. Past roles include: Doug in Gruesome Playground Injuries with Alliance Repertory Theatre, Laertes in Hamlet with Stag and Lion, and Vendici in The Revenger's Tragedy with Spicy Witch Productions. He is a proud member of The Shakespeare Forum. www.davidfederman.net

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Malinda Logan (Poet and others) is a NOLA born, NYC claimed, award-winning actor. Her most recent credits include My Sister, My Sister, Investigation Discovery's Evil Lives Here, and Mila & Mimi Too. When she's not acting, you may find her in the corner somewhere laughing....or producing a film or play. She earned a BFA Acting degree from Ithaca College and is a founding member of The Paramount Theater Group. Most importantly, through every role she performs, Malinda is committed to culminating art and philanthropy to illuminate lives and break down barriers. malindalogan.com

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Robert Bradvica (Alcibiades and others) This is Robert’s second time working with The Fools & Kings Project. He absolutely loves the opportunities to perform classic theater in a classic setting. He is also the Associate Artistic Director of Vulcan Theatre Company, and has written, performed, and directed in several of their productions (Hey, if you can’t find a good captain, build your own boat). He would like to thank his family for supporting all of his absurd ideas, as well as Jacqui Blanding, for being unwavering in her love and support for him. He is very lucky. Enjoy! 


Creative

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Conor D. Mullen
(Co-Director) is a New York City based theatre artist focused on directing, acting, improvisation, fight choreography, and teaching. Previous directing work includes “The Ghost of Durham Hall” by Jimmy Lovett and “Dirt” by Peter Ellis and John Fortmiller. He’s a producer, director, and performer in the improv shows “The Heirs of Hogwarts” and “As You Will - Shakespearean Improv” which regularly have shows in the city. He also works as a fight choreographer for Dispatch Combat Collective. When he’s not pretending to be hit or making up words he spends most of his free time being a gigantic nerd. www.conordmullen.com

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David GR Brummer
(Co-Director) is a theater maker, Shakesperian, and human, who grew up behind the counter of his family’s delicatessen in Newark, NJ. Since that time, David has worked in many capacities with companies such as Little Lord, Special Events, Current Harbor, LabaLIVE, Target Margin Theater, and the New York Classical Theatre. He also produces and acts in "As You Will - Shakespearian Improv." A graduate of Skidmore College, David is currently based in Brooklyn. 

 

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