2013 Season Information

 The Book of Luke

Directed by Raymond Caldwell
From the Gospel of Luke
March 24*, 27*, 28, 28*, 29, 30*, 30 

*matinee at 2:00 PM / evening at 7:30 PM

Celebrate the TRUE meaning of Easter. An-80 minute dramatic performance of the Gospel of Luke  (the New International Version with selections from the King James Version) by two professional actors from the Texas Shakespeare Festival: Meaghan Sullivan (Taming of the Shrew, 2011) and Matthew Simpson (Hamlet, 2011). Performed from memory with minimal staging and without an intermission.  A return engagement by popular request.


Tickets:  $25    /    Group of 25:  $20

Reservations (903) 983-8119

A fundraiser for the Texas Shakespeare Festival.  Your donation to the TSF Foundation is appreciated if you are unable to attend


Raymond Caldwell, Director


Raymond Caldwell, Artistic Director and Founder of the Texas Shakespeare Festival, served as the chairman of the Theatre Department at Kilgore College for twenty-five years. In 1992 and 1995, he was the Kilgore College nominee for the Minnie Stevens Piper Outstanding Professor Award and in 1995, he was the first recipient of the Hamilton F. and Kathryn G. Beeson teaching award. He has directed more than 100 productions, ranging from original children’s plays to Shakespeare, including the TSF première production of The Daisy Bradford 3 in 1986, Tartuffe in 1989, The Glass Menagerie in 2004 and The Miracle Worker in 2005. Last December, he directed and adapted the winter fundraiser for the Festival, The Book of Luke. He holds a master’s degree in theatre from the University of North Texas and has studied with Kristin Linklater and Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. He is married to Anna Waldron, speech instructor at Kilgore college, and they have one son, Brent, who is an attorney in Houston.



Matthew Simpson, Actor


Meaghan Sullivan, Actor


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