Skip to main content

Fight Scenes Night

Raya Tuffaha '23 directs an evening of fight choreography.

Wanted Poster starring the actors

“I have no words; my voice is in my sword, / thou bloodier villain than terms can give thee out!”

-Macbeth, Act 5 Scene 8

Ten actors tackle fight scenes from six plays for one weekend only! Swarthmore Theater presents Fight Scenes Night: Raya Tuffaha’s honors project in fight directing. From Shakespeare to musical theater, from slapstick to dance-hybrid and everything in between, Fight Scenes Night is an evening not to be missed.

Content warnings: depictions of partner violence, choking, and…well, a lot of fighting.


February 17-19, 2023

7pm Upper Tarble

Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. 



Aarushi Sachdeva - Hands, Bernardo, Belmira

Clara Mulligan - Anybodys

Daniel Oakes - Tony, MacBeth, Duarte

Henry Cassel - O’Brien, Shark, Moises

Liya Chang - Shark

Maia Chandler - Chino

Rose Palmieri - Snowboy, Francis, Sra. Costa, Petruchio

Selma Wu - Jim, Riff, Rachel, Helena

Sophia Pereda-Echeverry - Action

Zane Irwin - Diesel, MacDuff, Sr. Costa, Katherine


In scenes from:

Treasure Island by Alex Bryant

West Side Story by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim

One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean

Macbeth by William Shakespeare

The River Bride by Marisela Treviño Orta

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare