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Intimate connection, then ‘Richard II’

Timothy Douglas played Trinculo and Rocco Sisto played Caliban in “The Tempest” at Shakespeare & Company last year. Togetherness was required in a comic scene in the second act when they shelter under the same blanket.

“To act side by side with someone as intimately as we were — we literally had to spend time under a blanket, physically entwined — you really get to know somebody,” Douglas says.

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