British Black and Asian Shakespeare Performance Database
The Two Gentlemen of Verona (1991): Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre, Barbican Theatre, Tour, Theatre Royal, Haymarket
PrThe Two Gentlemen of Verona (1991)
Location: Swan Theatre
Josette Bushell-Mingo played Lucetta during the production's Stratford and Newcastle runs. Bushell-Mingo took over the leading role of Silvia for the London transfer to the Barbican Theatre when Saskia Reeves left the production, becoming the first black actress to play Silvia for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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