Shakespeare Shock

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Performances:

Bios:
Anthony Bellon (George) is a writer/filmmaker/actor. A native to the San Francisco Bay Area, Anthony started his film career working as crew on everything from Hollywood features, to Korean mini-series and corporate videos. He is a published author, has experience in live theater off and on stage. Currently he is collaborating in various roles in front of and behind the camera with Stabbydoll Media.
Bill Cozzini (Macbeth & Hamlet) is a poet, editor, actor, and director. He studied Theater and graduated with a BA in English from SJSU. He started organizing poetry events with the creation of the Ajax Lounge Poetry series, which ran for three years. He also organized the SOFA Poetry Readings during the mid 90s. In 2001, he co-created the Waves Poetry series with Ted Gehrke. He's currently on the boards of Stabbydoll Media and Poetry Center San José. He works as the editor-in-chief of the literary journal Cæsura, performs Shakespeare Shock scenes before films at Cinequest, and is working to complete his first documentary, The Jaguar Poet, about San José poet Roberto Tinoco Durán.
Kimy Martinez (Lady Macbeth & Martha) received her MFA in poetry and screenwriting at San Jose State University, CA and her BA in theatre performance at University of Portland, OR. She has written multiple screenplays and directed films that have been shown in festivals and local venues. She is the co-founder and president of Stabbydoll Media production company. You will find her work at kmartist.com and stabbydoll.com


Brief synopsis of scenes:

March 10th: Lady Macbeth convinces Macbeth to murder Duncan. As the guests dine in the next chamber, Lady Macbeth describes the bloody act of treason to Macbeth who believes someday he will wear the crown.

March 13th: George and Martha prepare for late night guests as they practice their on-the-edge game playing with each other.

March 15th: Hamlet taunts Lady Macbeth as she drifts in and out of a dream state full of witchery. It's a mash-up of two Shakespeare's classics.


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