Pericles: Episode 4 - This Fresh New Sailor

Jun 25, 10:00 AM

Bereft of his bride, Pericles surrenders her body to the sea and gives care of his newborn daughter, Marina, to Cleon and Dionyza in Tarsus. The physician, Cerimon, recovers Thaisa’s coffin on the shores of Ephesus, where he makes a miraculous discovery.

Welcome to the fourth episode of the Play On Podcasts Series Pericles.

Synopsis:
Bereft of his bride, Pericles surrenders her body to the sea and makes for Tarsus to ride out the storm. There, he gives over care of his newborn daughter, Marina, to Cleon and Dionyza, who vow to care for her as their own. Meanwhile, Thaisa’s coffin washes ashore at Ephesus, where it is retrieved by a group of physicians led by Cerimon. Together, they open the casket and discover that Thaisa is alive. Presuming her husband is drowned upon the sea, she takes a vow of chastity at Diana’s temple. Marina, now grown, is the envy of all of Tarsus, much to the chagrin of the vengeful Dionyza. 

The Cast:
KEITH DAVID as Pericles
KATHLEEN CHALFANT as Gower
JOHANNA DAY as Lychorida, Diana, and The Bawd
JOHN KEATING as Helicanus and  Philemon
JENNIE GREENBERRY as Marina and Antiochus’s Daughter
AMY WASCHKE as Dionyza and Thaisa
JEFF KING as Antiochus, Simonides and Pandar
BARZIN AKHAVAN as Cerimon and Thaliard
TOMMY SCHRIDER as Lysimachus and Leonine
BENJAMIN BONENFANT as Bolt, Messenger, Fisherman, Knight, Pirate, Sailor, Servant and Lord
ORLANDO PABOTOY as Cleon, Messenger, Fisherman, Knight, Pirate, Sailor, Servant and Lord
CHRISTIANA CLARK as Messenger, Fisherman, Knight, Pirate, Sailor, Ship’s Master, Servant and Lord

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