The Merry Wives of Windsor – Iowa State University Theatre Production

by William Shakespeare

two women in costume laughing uproariously


In this farcical, humorous, and festive comedy, matrimonial love and the “merry wives” triumph over the adulterous attempts of Shakespeare’s greatest comic character, Sir John Falstaff.

The Cast

(Left to right) Debra Lynn Wicks as Mistress Page and Stacy Hansen as Mistress Ford. Photo by Patrick Gouran.

(Left to right) Debra Lynn Wicks as Mistress Page and Stacy Hansen as Mistress Ford. Photo by Patrick Gouran.

Anne Page – Sarah Broughton
Bardolph – Scott Nath
Children of Windsor – Stephanie Inglett
Children of Windsor – Bobbi Smith
Children of Windsor – Jenny Dowker
Children of Windsor – Quinn Perrin
Children of Windsor – Carly Mortenson
Children of Windsor – Maya Anderson
Doctor Caius – Tony Stiltz
Fenton – Patrick Brandt
Ford – Brooks Chelesvig
Host of the Garter Inn – Ruben Valadez
John – Michael Tull
Mistress Ford – Stacy Hansen
Mistress Page – Debra Wicks
Mistress Quickly – Dyanna Quillen-Blegen
Nym – Scott Short
Page – Art Blegen
Pistol – Gregory Brown
Robin – Tyler Clarke
Rugby – Todd Isaacs
Shallow – Gary Rose-Tolstedt
Simple – Mark Rhodes
Sir Hugh Evans – Mark Edwards
Sir John Falstaff – Gregg Henry
Slender – Eric Marquardt

Production Team

Assistant Costume Designer – Heidi Burke
Assistant Scenic Designer – Chandra Moeller
Assistant Stage Manager – Brad Armentrout
Choreographer – Beth Clarke
Composer – William Penn
Costume Designer – Joe Kowalski
Director – David Hirvela
Lighting Designer – George Dowker
Scenic Designer – Fritz Szabo
Stage Manager – Elizabeth Brockman

Read about it in the Iowa State Daily, the Ames Tribune, and the Des Moines Register.