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Welcome to Wolf Hall


Epic Closes Out Sixth Season

With Ferocious “Wolf Hall”

Epic Theatre Company is closing out its landmark sixth season with one of the biggest shows to ever hit a Rhode Island stage. Based on the acclaimed novel, "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel, adapted by Mike Poulton, offers a bold perspective on a classic story of faith, greed, and power.

“We’ve had an incredible season here at Epic,” says Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli, “Wolf Hall is the perfect way to end a year examining the relationship between truth and power.  It looks at the dangers of being silent in the face of corruption and revisionism.  The story of Thomas Cromwell might not be as well known as that of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, but it’s a fascinating allegory that we know will resonate with audiences today.”

In Wolf Hall, Thomas Cromwell is a man of humble beginnings. When a series of political machinations leave him without a master, he takes a risk and winds up serving directly under King Henry VIII as he tries to divorce his wife so he can marry Anne Boleyn. Little does he know this will put him on a dangerous road towards becoming the most powerful man in England, a place ruled by the whims of vipers--and wolves.

"Wolf Hall" is directed by Vince Petronio and features a cast of over twenty local performers, including Epic Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli as Thomas Cromwell.

Performances begin in June at Theater 82, where Epic is the Resident Theater Company.

WOLF HALL By Hilary Mantel, Adapted by Mike Poulton

Directed by Vince Petronio

Featuring

Eric Behr Kevin Broccoli Lynne Collinson Lily Cox Angelique Dina Paula Faber Kerry Giorgi Ian Hudgins Ibrahima Tylar Jahumpa Jason Karol Rico Lanni Geoff Leatham Rebecca Maxfield Nicholas Menna

Mary Paolino Christine Pavao Chris Pelletier Justin Pimentel Christopher Crider-Plonka Kathleen Povar Adam Preston Megan Ruggiero Alex Sprague Kevin Thibault Geoff White

Stage Manager: Samantha Gaus Production Manager: Cate Clifford Assistant Director: Kyle Couture Sound Design: Terry Shea Costume Design: Jillian Eddy Properties Manager: Peggy Becker Production Assistants: Christopher Crider-Plonka and Ian Hudgins

Epic General Manager: Megan Ruggiero Operations Manager: Kerry Giorgi Marketing and Development: Ashley Arnold Poster Design: Elena Semenkova Resident Photographer: Dave Cantelli

PERFORMANCES

Friday, June 8th @ 8pm Saturday, June 9th @ 8pm Sunday, June 10th @ 4pm

Friday, June 15th @ 8pm Saturday, June 16th @ 8pm

Friday, June 22nd @ 8pm Saturday, June 23rd @ 8pm

All Performances at Theater 82, located at 82 Rolfe Square in Cranston, RI

General Admission: $20 Seniors: $15 Students/Military: Free Admission

Tickets can be purchased by going to http://www.artists-exchange.org/epictheatrecompany.html

www.EpicTheatreRI.org

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