Rudolf II

Author: Edward Einhorn

Rudolf II

Description: The life and dissolution of Rudolf II, the bisexual, bipolar Holy Roman emperor who transformed Prague with his love of the arts and sciences, his mystical beliefs, and his deep paranoia.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2010
Date Added: 1/30/2014
Content Advisory: Strong sexual language
2 Acts, 135 Minutes
3 Females, 4 Males

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Keywords: Biographies · Drama · Dysfunctional Families · Folklore and Legends · Gay and Lesbian · Gender and Sexuality · Gender Identity · Large Cast Size · Mythology · Sex · Sickness and Mental Illness · Single Set · Surrealism/Absurdism · True Stories

This play is in the following collections: Untitled Theater Company #61

Original Production Information

Rudolf II was presented March 2010 at The Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, New York City with the following cast and credits:

Libuše: Adriana Disman
Tycho Brahe: Joe Gately
Rumpf: Eric Oleson
Elizabeth Jane Weston: Shelley Ray
Rudolf II: Timothy McCown Reynolds
Katerina: Yvonne Roen
Philip Lang: Jack Schaub
Pages/stagehands: James Isaac, Romo Hallahan
Musicians: Katherine Boynton, Rosalynd Darling, Mike Hill, Parker Scott, Phoebe Silva, Sandy York

Director: Henry Akona
Dramaturgy: Karen Lee Ott
Costume Designer: Carla Gant
Lighting Designer: Ian W. Hill
Stage Manager and Props Designer: Berit Johnson
Assistant Director: Tom Berger
Assistant Stage Manager: Lindsey Carter
Assistant Costume Designer: Candace Lawrence
Assistant Lighting Designer: Romo HallahanLibuše: Adriana Disman