Shakespeare Republic Season Two Cast Members: Billy Smedley, Wahibe Moussa, Michala Banas, Alan Fletcher, Christopher Kirby, Sally McLean, Shane Savage, Nadine Garner, Phoebe Anne Taylor, Falon Ryan and Stephen Costan at the Season Two Launch. Photo by Cate O’Connor.

“Good, my lord, will you see the players well bestowed? Do you hear, let them be well used; for they are the abstract and brief chronicles of the time: after your death you were better have a bad epitaph than their ill report while you live.” – William Shakespeare, Hamlet (Act II, scene 2)


SUIT THE ACTION TO THE WORD, THE WORD TO THE ACTION, WITH THIS SPECIAL OBSERVANCE, THAT YOU O’ERSTEP NOT THE MODESTY OF NATURE.
(Hamlet, Act III, scene 2)

Stills from Season Two (Photos by Shaun Herbertson):


IF IT BE TRUE THAT GOOD WINE NEEDS NO BUSH, ‘TIS TRUE THAT A GOOD PLAY NEEDS NO EPILOGUE.
(As You Like It, Epilogue)

Photos from the Season Two Launch & Live Show (Photos by Cate O’Connor):

The audience were encouraged to take their own photos, videos and share them on social media during the launch, which they did over 200 times during the 60 minute presentation. Here is a selection of what they shared:


COME, SIT DOWN, EVERY MOTHER’S SON, AND REHEARSE YOUR PARTS.
(A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act III, scene 1)

Photos from behind the scenes of Season Two: