GRADS presents William Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor!
One of Shakespeare’s lesser performed play, it tells the story of Sir John Falstaff, down on luck and money, who comes to Windsor and tries to change his luck. Coming across Mistress Ford and Page, he goes about wooing them to secure their money.
However his plan is not well thought out and the two best friends instantly discover his plot. Together, they get their revenge on Falstaff. Meanwhile Master Ford takes notice of all the commotion and becomes instantly jealous. He too must do something about this.
Elsewhere in the town, Anne Page is dealing with multiple suitors, Shallow is trying to get restitution from Falstaff and help his nephew Slender, and Host of the Garter is just trying to have a good time.
Come along to The New Fortune Theatre to see this hilarious telling of Falstaff’s journey.
Anna Head as Mistress Ford
Meredith Hunter as Mistress Page
Grant Malcolm as Sir John Falstaff
Andrew Nowrojee as Master Ford
Jeffrey Watkins as Master Page
Rochelle Emanuel-Smith as Anne Page
Nigel Goodwin as Doctor Caius
Cameron Leese as Fenton
Jason Dohle as Slender
Julie Holmshaw as Mistress Quickly
Barry Park as Shallow
Briana Dunn as Sir Hugh Evans
Sarah Thillagaratnam as Host of the Garter
Robert Jackson as Pistol
Kaitlin Okely as Nym
Tarryn McGrath as Simple
Shivas Lindsay as Rugby
Lindsay Crane as Robin
Director – Thomas Dimmick
Stage Manager – Rachel Anderson
Production Manager – Neale Paterson
Costume Design – Merri Ford & Maddy Connellan
Set Design – Owen Davis
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