FARINELLI AND THE KING

Written by CLAIRE VAN KAMPEN
Directed by CARMEN JACKOBI

Winner of multiple Oliver Awards – this is the delightful, heart-warming story of the troubled King Phillip V of Spain and the famous Opera countertenor, Farinelli.  Set to Baroque music.  AZ Premiere!!

[Patron Advisory: for language and sexual innuendo]

CAST

Beau Heckman …KING PHILLIP V OF SPAIN/ TAILORMiles Romney…FARINELLI
Allison Sell …QUEEN ISABELLA OF SPAIN
Jim Coates …DE LA CUEDRA, CHIEF MINISTER OF SPAIN
Doebbeling, Bronwyn…QUEEN ISABELLA OF SPAIN (UNDERSTUDY)
Flores, Gustavo A….JETHRO/MIGUEL
Gray, Brandon…DR CERVI
Ben Tyler …JOHN RICH

CREATIVE TEAM

  • Director…Carmen Jackobi
  • Assistant Director…Ashley Cueller
  • Musical Director…Sergio Freeman Osuna
  • Scenic Designer…Tom Holmberg
  • Scenic Artist…Rita Liegl and Emily Gilmore
  • Video/Media and Sound Designer…Colin Carter
  • Lighting Designer…Bret Reese
  • Costume Designer…Maci Hosler
  • Props Designer…Beu Heckman
  • Dance Choreographer…Hillary Conrad

Production Team

  • Producing Diretor…Stacey Walston
  • Production Stage Manager…Emmy Antillion
  • Assistant Stage Manager…Dylan Prentis
  • Assistant Stage Manager…Marissa Beckett

PLAN YOUR VISIT

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GET TICKETS NOW

PERFORMANCE LOCATION

Mesa Arts Center
Nesbitt/Elliott Playhouse Theater

One East Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85201

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

  • Mar. 4, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 5, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 6, 1:00pm
  • Mar. 11, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 12, 2:00pm
  • Mar. 13, 6:30pm TBD
  • Mar. 17, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 18, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 19, 7:30pm
  • Mar. 20, 1:00pm

BOX OFF INFORMATION

Ticketing for all SW Shakes productions is done through the Mesa Arts Center Box Office.  PERFORMANCE LOCATION can be found at the top of this page in this column.

MESA ARTS CENTER BOX OFFICE
1 E Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201

480) 644-6500

Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 12–5PM
Wednesday 12–5PM
Thursday 12–5PM
Friday 12–5PM
Saturday 12–5PM
Sunday Closed