Has Shakespeare been done to death? Apparently not yet. But in spite of the continuing mounting and re-mounting of the Bard's plays, there remain precious few juicy acting opportunities in the works for women. Along comes Woman's Will, a San Francisco-based company formed in 1998 by women actors tired of meeting at Shakespeare auditions and finding they were always competing for the same one or two good parts. Recalls veteran actor Erin Merritt, "I said as a joke that we should do an all-female production of one of Shakespeare's plays. Everybody leaped on it and said, 'My God, it... More >>>
Feodor Chin (front) as the innocent nun Isabella and Jennifer Fitch as his/her sexual harasser Angelo in Measure for Measure.