Shakespeare's Globe

Hero played by Mariah Gale

Much Ado About Nothing (2004)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Mariah Gale played Hero in the 2004 production of Much Ado About Nothing in her first season at Shakespeare's Globe.

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Production Notes

This is Mariah's final blog post. This week she discusses the first performance, the experience of performing on the Globe stage and her intentions for the rest of the run.

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Rehearsal Notes 6

In her penultimate blog post Mariah discusses running the play, the technical rehearsal, and differences between the Elizabethan period and now.

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Rehearsal Notes 5

In her fifth blog post Mariah discusses using improvisation in rehearsals, the formality of relationships in the play setting and Hero's feelings for Claudio.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

In her fourth blog post Mariah discusses rehearsing the Wedding Scene [Act four, scene one], developing ideas and working on the Globe stage.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

In her third blog post Mariah discusses the last week of rehearsals, Beatrice and Hero's relationship and getting used to her costume.

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In her second blog post Mariah discusses a talk with the Tudor Group, her thoughts about Hero and working with Tamara Harvey, the director.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Mariah's first blog post. This week she discusses auditioning at the Globe, the first day of rehearsals and performing in an all-female company.

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