BEOWULF - July 22 - August 07, 2022

Book-It Repertory Theatre

 Who's Who 

  • Brandon J. Simmons head shot

    Brandon J. Simmons

    (The Storyteller) is proud to return to Book-It Repertory Theatre. Book-It audiences may remember him as the adaptor, director and narrator of The Canterville Ghost (2020), as well as Lord Henry Wotton in The Picture of Dorian Gray (2018), and Bugs/Steady Eddie in Bud, Not Buddy (2006)Other favorite roles include Kulygin in The Three Sisters (The Seagull Project), Antonio Salieri in Amadeus (Seattle Public Theater), Herr Swetts in A Bright Room Called Day (The Williams Project), Kimmel in We Remain Prepared (The Satori Group/Artbarn at the Georgetown Steam Plant), a Novice in The People's Republic of Valerie (On the Boards/Kristen Kosmas), Arthur in Feathers and Teeth (Washington Ensemble Theatre), Saul in True West (Seattle Repertory Theatre), and numerous appearances with Seattle Shakespeare Company

  • Julian Glover

    (Adapter) After training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, Julian Glover played twelve seasons with the Royal Shakespeare Company including Coriolanus and Henry IV, for which he won the Olivier Award. There were numerous ap­pearances at the National Theatre, the Royal Court Theatre, and at Shakespeare’s Globe, where he played King Lear in 2001. He has appeared in countless TV productions including By The Sword Divided, Dombey and Son, and Game of Thrones. His first film was Tom Jones; and among the 70 films since are For Your Eyes Only, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, and most recently, Punchinella, Prizefighter. In 2013, he was awarded the CBE for his ser­vices to drama. He performed his adaptation of Beowulf all over the world, the last performance being at the Wanamaker theatre where he handed the baton to his son, Jamie.

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