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Act V Scene II

// Christmas Special

Act V Scene II

Emotions run high during the holidays at Bankside University. While Will and Mary get closer, Chris struggles with the fallout of her relationship.

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The Messenger Speech Newspaper with Reporter Georgia Roberta Green-Peele
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Act 5 Scene 2 Credits:
A Nik Nok Media Production

Directed by Charlie Allison
Written By Xander Williams

Executive Producer- Amanda Konkin
Production Manager- Ryan Caron
Producer- Andrew Lynch

1st A.D.- Laura McLean
2nd A.D. – Ashley Noyes, Shelby Bushell
Director of Photography- Charlie Allison
Camera Op- Caity Brown
Grip – Michael Yeung
Sound Designer and Composer- David Cowling

Production Designer- Carolyn Rapanos
Makeup Leads- Stacia Daley and Adrianna Ekying

SFX Make-up — Stacia Daley

Costume Designer- Laura Fukumoto
Costume Assistant- Jasina Jensen & Kim MacFarlane
Editor- Nic Ayerbe
Title Sequence- Asher Isbruker
Colour Correction- Charlie Allison

Motion Graphics and VFX- Ryan Caron
Transmedia Producer- Laura McLean

Xander Williams — Will Shakespeare
Claire Hesselgrave — Chris Marlowe
Emma Middleton- Ben Jonson

Andrew Lynch- Richard Burbage
Candace Simon — Mary Fitton

Nathanael Vass – Henry Wriothesley
Pippa Johnstone- Georgia Roberta Green-Peele

Paul Griggs- Philip Henslowe
Mishelle Cuttler – Eleanor Bull

Background World:

Henry Lancaster — Tim Sargent

Ophelia – Julia Poissant

The Witches – Mallory Gallant, Laura McLean, Kristin Wright

Helena – Chanel Cairns

MacDuff – Cole Stephens

Othello – Roy Dilbert

Duke Orsino — Jeff Hoffman

Petra Quince — Carolyn Rapanos

King Denmark — Michael Vangsgaard

Dauphin — Olivier Lunardi

The Gravediggers — Ty Gibson, Mathieu Langlois

Bianca — Alicia Casselman

Kate – Taliesin Sanford

Beatrice- Hillary Kaplan

Edgar — Keenan Johnston

Nurse Capulet — Tamara Abram

Lady MacDuff- Miranda Leffler

Rosalind — Jenna Newton

Iago – Jason Wu

Peaseblossom-Adrianna Ekying

Robin Starveling – Laura Fukumoto

Scribe – Arlen Kristian Tom

Special Thanks to Nathan Cottell, Chloe Packer, Alexis Thibeault, Jordan Mackinnon, Michael Yeung, Oliver Millar and Harry & Barbara Konkin