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A Mad World, My Masters (2012, American Shakespeare Center)

TitleA Mad World, My Masters
Theater CompanyAmerican Shakespeare Center
Release LocationsUSA
Start Date2012-02-23
End Date2012-04-07
Audiencegeneral public
Play ConnectionsThe Merry Wives of Windsor (analog)


by Thomas Middleton Blackfriars Premiere. Middleton's deliriously sinful comedy introduces the fabulous grifters Dick Follywit, a mad-brain trickster, and Frank Gullman, who turns out to be a resourceful courtesan. Money and sex, swindles and scams take center stage in the mad world of Jacobean Londen - with the unexpected possiblity of true love in a most unlikely couple.

American Shakespeare Center — Added 2011-12-07

Cast Overview

Ensign OboeBenjamin Curns
RafeBenjamin Curns
Frank GullmanMiriam Donald
FootmanSarah Fallon
JasperAllison Glenzer
Frank's MotherAllison Glenzer
Master Penitent BrothelJohn Harrell
Lieutenant MawwormChris Johnston
Sir Bounteous ProgressDaniel Kennedy
Master PossibilityAidan O'Reilly
GunwaterAidan O'Reilly
Dick FollywitGregory Jon Phelps
Mistress HarebrainBrandi Rhome
SuccubusBrandi Rhome
Master Shortrod HarebrainRene Thornton, Jr.
Master InesseJeremy West

Company Overview

Theater Company American Shakespeare Center

Production information courtesy of: American Shakespeare Center [website]