Sarah Ruhl World Premiere – Scenes From Court Life at Yale Rep

Scenes from Court Life Yale Rep

World Premiere of SCENES FROM COURT LIFE by Sarah Ruhl at Yale Rep, directed by Mark Wing-Davey.

History, remixed. In 17th-century Great Britain, the Stuarts””Charles I and Charles II””defend their divine rights, with the help of a whipping boy. In our own time, Jeb and George W. Bush play hardball””both politics and tennis””battling for power, as siblings and statesmen. By turns intimate and epic, Sarah Ruhl”™s astonishing new play reveals the cost of dynastic privilege.

“Jeff Biehl, who plays a spot-on Karl Rove as well as Groom of the Stool, Executioner and Donald J. Trump, shifts from one character to another with apparent ease.” - E. Kyle Minor, New Haven Register

Cast: Jeff Biehl, Angel Desai, Greg Keller, Keren Lugo, Mary Shultz, T. Ryder Smith, Andrew Weems, Danny Wolohan.
(with: John R. Colley, Evelyn Giovine, Hudson Oznowicz, Arturo Soria)

Creative Team: James Mountcastle (Stage Manager), Marina Draghici (Sets and Costume), Stephen Strawbridge (Lights),
Shane Rettig (Sound), Yana Birÿkova (Projections), Michael Riane (Modern Choreography), Meggi Sweeney Smith (Baroque  Choreography), Kari Olmon (Dramaturg)