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Louis Butelli: Playing Fools

Hello once again from your friend Louis Butelli, currently playing Feste in Twelfth Night at the Folger Theatre. Our show must close this Sunday, on June 9th – grab your tickets now by clicking here. We’re having such a blast playing this show. The critics have been absolutely raving, the audiences have been delightful, and… Continue Reading »

The Role of Pants in Pants Roles

Pants. Slacks. Breeches. Knickers. Overalls. Pantaloons. Pedal Pushers. Trousers. Jeans. Bloomers. Jodhpurs. Khakis. Drawers. Call them what you will, in our production of What You Will – of the Twelfth Night variety – most of us are sporting them. Including me. I have the privilege and challenge of taking on one of Shakespeare’s most famous… Continue Reading »

If Music Be the Food of Love . . . PLAY on.

Indeed, if Music is the food of love, Twelfth Night, or What You Will playing now at the Folger Theatre, is an amorous buffet. Hello! Emily Trask here! I had the pleasure of blogging with you last year while I was playing Valeria in The Gaming Table and I’m delighted to be back at the… Continue Reading »

Louis Butelli: Taking Care of our Own

Hello again from your friend Louis Butelli, currently playing Feste in Folger Theatre’s fantastic production of Twelfth Night. Our show must close on June 9th, so make sure you get your tickets now – click here. The press has been great (click here and here), and the audiences have been phenomenal (click here), so come… Continue Reading »

Louis Butelli: Now Playing! Twelfth Night!

Hello once again from your pal Louis Butelli, currently playing Feste in Folger Theatre’s production of Twelfth Night. We’re having an absolute blast playing this show, and hope you’ll come along and join us for an evening of love, laughter, and music, with an undertone of sadness and melancholy. Tickets are selling briskly, so please,… Continue Reading »

Louis Butelli: Lights, Camera, Action!

Hello once again from your pal Louis Butelli! We have completed our first full week of rehearsals for Robert Richmond’s production of Twelfth Night, beginning April 30 at the Folger Theatre. We’ve got a really spectacular ensemble of actors working on this beautiful play, and we’re having lots of fun getting to know each other,… Continue Reading »