All's Well That Ends Well

All's Well That Ends Well

By William Shakespeare



CAST
BertramLyova Margaryan
ClownTorie Stoicich
CountessDawn Maurer
DianaHannah Hurst
Duke of FlorenceOwen Udin
First Lord (Dumaine)Tyler Anderson
GentlemanBruce Seymour
HelenaRonnie Duska Fowler
First Soldier (Interpreter)Elias Nunez
King of FranceKenneth Cates
LafeuBrian Boyle
MarianaJoanna Johnson
ParollesCary Babka
Second Lord (Dumaine)Arie Knyazev
ViolentaLluvia Martinez
WidowTana Colburn
Directed by - Blake Flores










July 19 - August 11, 2019

Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:00 p.m.
Sundays 7/28, 8/4, 8/11 @ 4:00 p.m.

Set in France and Italy, All's Well That Ends Well is a story of one-sided romance, based on a tale from Boccaccio's The Decameron. Helena, the orphaned daughter of a doctor, is under the protection of the widowed Countess of Rossillion. In love with Bertram, the countess' son, Helena follows him to court, where she cures the sick French king of an apparently fatal illness. The king rewards Helena by offering her the husband of her choice. She names Bertram; he resists. When forced by the king to marry her, he refuses to sleep with her and, accompanied by the braggart Parolles, leaves for the Italian wars. He says that he will only accept Helena if she obtains a ring from his finger and becomes pregnant with his child. She goes to Italy disguised as a pilgrim and suggests a 'bed trick' whereby she will take the place of Diana, a widow's daughter whom Bertram is trying to seduce. A 'kidnapping trick' humiliates the boastful Parolles, whilst the bed trick enables Helen to fulfil Bertram's conditions, leaving him no option but to marry her, to his mother's delight.