Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Cast list: *Amadeus* at Lake City Playhouse

Peter Shaffer's 1979 play premiered on Broadway in 1980 and won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1984.

directed by Jhon Goodwin

Eric Paine as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Damon Abdallah as Antonio Salieri
Janelle Frisque as Constanze Weber
Brian Doig as Joseph II
Old guys in wigs: Lanz Babbitt, Barry McConnell and Jim Duram
Venticelli: Marnie Rorholm, Ariel Cansino, Liberty Harris
Majordomo (Mozart understudy): Cory Williamson
Ensemble: Emily Nichols, Andrew Sorg, Kate Martinson

Performances: March 25-April 4 at Lake City Playhouse

Those who have played Salieri include Paul Scofield, Ian McKellen, Frank Langella, and of course F. Murray Abraham.
Actors who have played Mozart include Simon Callow, Tim Curry, Mark Hamill and Tom Hulce.

Check out Alex von Tunzelmann's skeptical view of both the movie and its historical accuracy (in The Guardian for 10/22/09).

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