Don John played by Rachel Sanders
Much Ado About Nothing (2004)
Written by: William Shakespeare
In Rachel Sanders' second season at Shakespeare's Globe she played Don John in the 2004 production of Much Ado About Nothing. In 2003 she was a member of the Globe's first all-female company and played parts in both The Taming of the Shrew (Widow) and Richard III (Duke of Clarence).
This is Rachel's final blog post. This week she discusses the forthcoming Press Night, her pre-performance routine and Don John's interaction with the audience.
In her penultimate blog post Rachel discusses this week's rehearsals, playing Don John three ways and the fragmentary nature of Don John as a part.
In her third blog post Rachel discusses her break from rehearsals, working on text and movement and her costume fitting.
In her second blog post Rachel discusses the wedding scene [Act IV scene 1] and the difference between speaking in verse and prose, and she reflects on Don John's fate after the end of the play.
This is Rachel's first blog post. This week she discusses returning to the Globe, preparing for her part, and the start of rehearsals.