The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All
Jerry Wilson writes and directs his original play The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All which explores the tantalizing and seductive emotions and intricate musings of the world's most famous bard as he creates his prose and poetry. Wilson has expanded his play to include Shakespeare's nemesis, Christopher Marlowe.
The bard is back! goldstar.com 2011
An intriguing peek into the psyche and soul of the world's greatest playwright. TPTC Board Member 2013
Jerry Wilson (Writer/Director) - is an author and actor. He wrote the original draft of The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All in 2011 and performed it at The Hopkins Center for the Arts in July 2011. He has authored and coauthored several publications including: Breathless: The Adventures of a Gymnast; Treasure Hunt; Blue; The Power of Speech and The Red Mark. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Minnesota and his Master of Arts in Business Communications from the University of St. Thomas. While at the University of Minnesota, he was involved with the Rarig Center's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance. Since 1998, he has been the principal partner of Verona Publishing a St. Louis Park online publishing company. His acting and stage credits include local productions of Romeo and Juliet, The Tragic History of Doctor Faustus, The Life of King Henry the Fifth, Don Brown's Body, Working for the Man Upstairs, Once Upon a Kingdom, You Can't Take It with You, and The Skin of Our Teeth. Jerry has performed excerpts from his original works at TPTC's Community Talent Show in 2011 and 2012, and directed The King of the Kosher Grocers by Joe Minjares at the Sabes JCC Theater in 2013.
Rachel Ratkowski(Christopher Marlowe), a native of Washington D.C with over 25yrs of experience, is excited to return to the Twin Cities Theater Scene. Rachel first moved to Minnesota in 2006 after receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater at Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. During her four years in Minnesota she had the privilege of working with Prairie Fire Children's Theater, Eden Prairie Players, PSADT, and The Jungle, just to name a few. In 2010, Rachel moved to Staunton, VA where she achieved a Master of Letters and a Master of Fine Arts, both in Shakespeare and Performance at Mary Baldwin College. She is looking forward to combining her two obsessions, Early Modern drama and performing, in Park Theater Company's The Illusionist: Shakespeare Reveals All.
Hopkins Center for the Arts Studio Theatre (View)
Hopkins, MN 55343
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