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Author: Colorado Shakespeare Festival

CSF Summer Series: Scott Coopwood

This summer, we present an ongoing series of videos featuring the artists you know and love from past Shakespeare Festival seasons. In this episode, relive the glorious eloquence of CSF’s 2018 production of “Cyrano de Bergerac” with the show’s star, Scott Coopwood. Scott played Petruchio in “The Taming of the Shrew” and Brutus in “Julius Caesar” (2017), Cyrano in “Cyrano de Bergerac” and Boyet in “Love’s Labour’s Lost“ (2018). He is slated to play Odysseus in “The Odyssey” in 2021.

As an actor, Scott Coopwood has appeared in 23 of Shakespeare’s 38 plays at theatres and festivals around the country, including the Utah, Orlando, Marin, Lake Tahoe, Seattle and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals. Scott has played the title roles of Hamlet, Macbeth, King John, Cymbeline, King Edward III and Cyrano de Bergerac as well as the roles of Shylock, Iago, Mercutio, Benedict, Angelo, Dogberry, Jaques, Brutus, Pertruchio and Edmund. Other regional theatres include Portland Center Stage, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Artists Repertory Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, the Marin Theatre Company, TheatreWorksSV and the San Francisco Playhouse. Scott has been a proud and active AEA member for over 20 years.