Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare
directed by Blanka Zizka
January 15, 2019February 9, 2019

Meet the Artists


Krista Apple • Nurse
Taysha Marie Canales • Juliet
Keith J. Conallen • Prince, Apothecary
Suli Holum • Lady Capulet
Justin Jain • Tybalt
Anthony Martinez-Briggs • Mercutio
Steven Rishard • Lord Capulet
Kevin Meehan • Benvolio
Matteo Scammell • Romeo
Lindsay Smiling • Friar Lawrence

Production Team

Blanka Zizka • Director
Matt Saunders • Set Designer
Maria Shaplin • Lighting Designer
Chris Sannino • Sound Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Silvana Cardell • Choreographer
Walter Bilderback • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Resident Stage Manager
Clayton Tejada • Production Manager
Gracie Martin • Composer, Music Director, Vocals
Walter Bilderback

Walter Bilderback (Dramaturg/Literary Manager)  has been The Wilma Theater’s dramaturg since 2004. He most recently dramaturged the Wilma’s American premiere of Tom Stoppard’s The Hard Problem. Walter has worked as a dramaturg for three decades at regional theaters across the country and on Broadway; he has also been a theater educator, director, playwright, and movement artist at points in his career. He recently published an article about Blanka Zizka and the development of the Wilma’s HotHouse company in the Fall 2015 issue of SDC Journal  (