Thu, June 23, 2022
21:00 – 22:30
Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Florence, Italy
In its fourteenth year of participation in The Season, The Continuum Company, made up of Tisch Graduate Acting Alumni and led by Jim Calder, presents a twist on the tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare. This time, our extraordinary cast of three actors adapts this classic to explore the fascinating relationship between its title characters. Join us for this look into the unbridled passion and ambition that leads them into madness, tragedy, and death.
Cast: Nadia Bowers, Keren Lugo, and Corey Stoll.
Nadia is an actor, writer and voice over artist. She has appeared on Broadway in The Farnsworth Invention, Doubt, and Metamorphoses. She has been in numerous off-Broadway and regional shows, classical and new plays. Most recently, pre-pandemic, she started in a production of Macbeth with her husband Corey Stoll at Classic Stage Company. She has worked on many films and tv shows, including every incarnation of Law & Order, Orange is the New Black, Quantico, and upcoming, Dead Ringers. She is currently writing a memoir based on a piece she did for the radio program “This American Life” called “Dear Dealer.” She has an MFA from NYU’s Graduate Acting Program and a BA from Dartmouth College in Sociology and French.
Off Broadway: At the Wedding (LCT3), Privacy, Romeo y Julieta (The Public Theatre), Actually, We’re F*cked (Cherry Lane Theatre), Two Mile Hollow (Women’s Project). Regional: Girls, Scenes From Court Life (Yale Repertory Theater), Water by The Spoonful (Mark Taper Forum), Men on Boats (Baltimore Center Stage), Women of Padilla (Two River Theater), Henry V, Our Town (Chautauqua Theater Festival). TV: New Amsterdam (NBC), Orange is the New Black (Netflix), The Americans (FX). Education: MFA NYU Graduate Acting.
Corey Stoll’s theatre credits include Othello, Julius Caesar, and Troilus and Cressida at The Delacorte Shakespeare Theatre in the Park, Macbeth at CSC, Plenty at the Public Theatre and A View From The Bridge, Intimate Apparel, and Henry IV parts 1 and 2 on Broadway. Film credits include: Midnight in Paris, This is Where I Leave You, Ant-Man, The Seagull, First Man, The Many Saints of Newark, and West Side Story. TV includes: House of Cards, Homeland, Girls, The Strain, The Romanoffs, The Deuce, Ratched, Scenes From a Marriage, and Billions. He went to Oberlin College and got his MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting program.
The Continuum Company
The Continuum Company is built on an ethos of a collaborative challenge…we paint ourselves in a corner and in the escape tell our story. Our company is comprised of more than 300 actors and artists, trained by the NYU Tisch Grad Acting Program. Spanning careers over three decades, their diverse talents and eclectic points of view are woven together by a shared vocabulary and collective curiosity. A small group from the Continuum Company gathers each summer at Villa La Pietra in Florence with the purpose of exploring a unique theatrical challenge, provocation, or classical work. In 2012, celebrated author E.L. Doctorow enlisted the group to use its unique storytelling to bring to life his novel The March. In 2014, a 27-person cast fused Homer’s The Illiad with traditional South African music and dance, with script by Laurence Maslon. In 2017 The Odyssey – Everyone’s Seeking Something, an imaginative retelling of the Odyssey, was written by Naomi Lorrain and conceived/created in collaboration with The Continuum Company. A decade prior, a three-person version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, originally developed at Villa La Pietra, went on to a run at the Classical Stage Company in New York City. This summer marks the 16th year of this thrilling collaboration.