Light Shining in Buckinghamshire

About the Director

Joanna Rotté

Joanna Rotté has directed Samuel Beckett's Endgame, David Rabe's In the Boom Boom Room, Tina Howe's The Art of Dining, and Sam Shepard's Tooth of Crime, as well as many works by Caryl Churchill, including Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, Top Girls, Vinegar Tom, Owners, Fen, and Ice Cream. A full-time faculty member and former department chair, Dr. Rotté wrote and directed Art Talk, a featured event of the 1998 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, and Death of the Father, performed at both Villanova and at the 1999 Philadelphia Fringe Festival. She is the author of two books, Scene Change and Acting with Adler.

Cast of Characters

Thomas Briggs/Private Edward Sexby: Tony Bozzuto
Margaret Brotherton: Jennifer Ann Brown
Lawrence Clarkson/John Wildman/Butcher: Sean Camoni
Jone Hoskins/Young Woman: Christina DeAngelis
Mr. Star/General Henry Ireton: Jared Michael Delaney
Musician: John Durnin
Announcer/Mrs. Clarkson: Charlotte Cloe Fox
Man/Preacher/Winstanley/Colonel Nathaniel Rich: Devin E. Malcolm
Announcer/Vicar/General Oliver Cromwell: Ed Milliner
Abiezer Coppe/Colonel Thomas Rainborough: Patrick Edward White