PRESS

"The unthinkable has happened. Someone is staging The Cenci." - New York Times



"With the gorgeous black and white costumes of Ramona Ponce... Jahnke moves these beautiful people around a stylish set - which recalls both a maze and a courtroom - with military precision... Anthony Torn stands out." - Village Voice



"Designers Peter Ksander and Miranda Hardy create a dead-sexy, hip-high maze... Jahnke is right to play Artaud as a mood piece." - Time Out NY



"Jahnke's sensational production bursts with an abundance of thrilling theatrical ideas..." - The Gothamist



"Jahnke has a painter's eye for creating stunning stage pictures... Peter Ksander's set is impressive... Miranda K. Hardy's lighting design is beautiful. " - NYTheatre.com



"...gorgeously formalized blocking, haunting tableaux... make the pulse race in a sort of slasher film-like way." - Theatermania



"There is much to admire in this new production, including Richard Sieburth's clever new translation; Kristin Worrall's densely layered and sophisticated sound design; Peter Ksander's simultaneously spare and complex set; Jahnke's elaborate and fluid staging; and compelling performances from a skilled and beautiful cast." - Off Off Online

CAST AND CREW

Cenci - Anthony Torn
Beatrice - Lauren Blumenfeld
Lucretia - Anna Fitzwater
Giacomo - Kobi Libii
Bernardo - Alexander Nifoong
Camillo - Todd D'amour
Orsino - Mauricio Salgado
Andrea - Joshua Seidner
Assassins:
Olimpia - Tanisha Thompson
Marzio - Alexander Lane

Direction - John Jahnke
Translation - Richard Sieburth
Set Design - Peter Ksander
Sound Design - Kristin Worrall
Lighting Design - Miranda Hardy
Costume Design - Ramona Ponce
Costume Styling - Carlos Soto
Choreography - Benjamin Asriel
Stage Management - Karen Oughtred
Asst. Stage Management - Melissa Jernigan
Production Management - Nina Kulmala
Graphic Design - Fil Vocasek

THE CENCI

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