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The many faces of theatre: Juneau troupe brings Shakespeare to the local stage


The Juneau-based troupe Theatre in the Rough will bring Shakespeare’s The Life of King Henry V to a Petersburg audience this weekend.

Director Aaron Elmore said the production is brought to life by a troupe of eight actors who collectively fill 40 roles. To keep the action moving along, characters transform on stage before the audience. In addition to quick wardrobe changes, another key costume element aids in distinguishing the characters.

“All of these characters are pretty comic. They tend to be laggards or cowards or drunks,” Elmore said. “I wanted to set those companions apart...

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