Music from Taming of the Shrew

Barefoot welcomed back alumni James Kivlen as Music Director to create the music for Taming of the Shrew.  Inspired by the doo wop and early rock and roll of the 1950s, Jim created original music using both Shakespeare's own words and words inspired by the the text. Take Heed Dear Heart Arranged by: James Kivlen Performed [...]

Music from As You Like It

To create the music for As You Like It, Barefoot worked with Music Director James Kivlen (who also played Amiens), using Shakespeare's words and taking inspiration from the music of the Great Depression.  As You Like It also featured tried-and-true favorites from the era, such as "Big Rock Candy Mountain" and "Hobo's Lament". Blow Thou Winter [...]

Music from Much Ado About Nothing

James Kivlen and Brittany K. Allen collaborated to put music behind Shakespeare's "Sigh No More".  Performed here by Brittany K. Allen as Borachio. Sigh No More Arranged by: James Kivlen & Brittany K. Allen Performed and recorded by:  Brittany K. Allen Lyrics by: William Shakespeare © Barefoot Shakespeare Company