Fight Scenes Night
Raya Tuffaha '23 directs an evening of fight choreography.
“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