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Fri, June 22, 2018

20:00 – 21:30

Villa La Pietra
Via Bolognese, 120
50139 Firenze, Italia

In its twelfth year of participation in The Season, The Continuum Company, made of Tisch Graduate Acting Alumni, presents Romeo and Juliet as another essential Shakespeare directed by Jim Calder. This time an all-female cast embarks on a classic tale full of fighting, singing, loving, and the loss that comes with a deep enmity between families..

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Featured Biographies

Rosa Gilmore


Theater Credits: Lucentio in The Taming of the Shrew (The Public, Dir. Phyllida Lloyd), Gwendolen in Importance of Being Earnest (Two River Theater), This is how it Ends (59E59), Robin HoodThree SistersThe Coming World (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Sehnsucht (Jack Theater). Rosa has an MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program. Some NYU Credits: Uncle VanyaThe Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Sarah Ruhl’s world premiere of Scenes from Court Life, or the whipping boy and his prince, among othersTV/Film: “Handmaids Tale,” “Elementary,” “Younger,” Going Places, Modern Love.

Keren Lugo


New York Theater credits: Privacy (The Public Theater), Two Mile Hollow (Women’s Project). Regional: Water by The Spoonful (Mark Taper Forum), Scenes From Court Life (Yale Repertory Theater), Women of Padilla (Two River Theater), Henry V, Our Town (Chautauqua Theater Festival). Keren has an MFA from NYU’s Graduate Acting Program. Some NYU credits: Caucasian Chalk Circle, Vanya Sonya Masha and Spike, The Playboy of The West Indies and Arthur Miller’s After The Fall. TV: The Americans (Recurring). Keren is beyond proud to have been born and raised in Puerto Rico.

Carra Patterson


Carra Patterson is an Atlanta native based in Harlem, New York. She originated the role of ‘Rena’ in the Tony Award winning Broadway premiere of August Wilson’s Jitney at Manhattan Theatre Club, where she also made her Broadway debut in the 2012 production of Wit alongside Cynthia Nixon. Her other theater credits include: Roundabout Theater- Significant Other, Little Children Dream of God; Public Theater: Teenage DickMeasure for Measure; Lincoln Center3: Luck of the Irish; Epic Theater: Richard III. Regional credits: In the Red & Brown Water (Alliance Theater), Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (dir. Kenny Leon, True Colors Theater), The Wiz (True Colors). Film: Tomica Woods in Straight Outta Compton. TV: “The Arrangement,” “Bloodline,” “Blue Bloods,” “Elementary,” “The Good Wife.” MFA: NYU Graduate Acting Program.