Beowulf: the complete story : a drama

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NEMO Productions,
Pub. Date:
[2006]
Language:
English
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This dramatization of a bold new version of the complete thousand-year-old text features actors from Wisconsin Public Radio, the American Players Theatre, and the Guthrie Theatre, supported by music and sound effects. The translation, by Professor Dick Ringler of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, evokes the original spoken delivery of the Old English masterpiece.

Cast in Order of AppearanceNarrator, Dick Ringler; Danish Coast Guard, Nathan Sorseth;Beowulf, Stephen Pelinski; Sentry at Heorot, Jim DeVita;Hrothgar, King of the Danes, Karl Schmidt; Unferth, Craig Johnson; Wealhtheow, Susan Sweeney; Hygelac, L.J. Janowski; Last Survivor, Jonathan Smoots; Wiglaf, Jason Bradley; Messenger, Jason O Connell Distributed for NEMO Productions, Madison, Wisconsin."

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9780971509320
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