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The Madness ¶of George III

April 13

June 12, 2011

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by Alan Bennett
directed by Penny Metropulos

James Newcomb

Dr. Willis

Mr. Newcomb returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Tug of War: Foreign Fire, Henry V, Timon of Athens, The Madness of George III and Macbeth. Other Chicago credits include: the Duke in Measure for Measure (Goodman Theatre). Regional credits include: fourteen seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theatre, The Old Globe, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Utah Shakespeare Festival, New York Shakespeare Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Geva Theatre Center, San Diego Repertory Theatre and Shakespeare & Company (founding company member). Representative roles include: Richard III, Coriolanus, Iago, Touchstone, Feste, Benedick, Oberon, Apemantus, Gloucester, Thersites, Bullingbrook and Bottom. Awards include: Denver Critics Award, Drama Logue Award and Oxford Society Award for Artistic Excellence. As a fight director, Mr. Newcomb’s credits include productions with: Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Portland Stage Company, South Coast Repertory and Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where he serves as resident fight director. Television credits include Honky (PBS). Mr. Newcomb teaches at the University of California, San Diego.

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