• Updates

    The Maryland Renaissance Festival thanks all of our wonderful patrons, vendors, performers, and employees for a making our 40th season a memorable one. We hope everyone has a peaceful winter, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Revel Grove on August 26th, 2017.
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Who's Who in our In-House Cast

Royal Court

  • King Henry VIII

    Fred Nelson
  • Queen Katherine of Aragon

    Stephanie Phelan
  • Mistress Anne Boleyn

    Heather Howard
  • Mary Tudor, Duchess of Suffolk (Queen of France)

    Jacqueline Chenault
  • Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk

    Chris Ellison
  • Thomas Boleyn, Viscount Rochford

    Brian Douglas
  • Elizabeth Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford

    Ruta Douglas Smith
  • Maria de Salinas, Baroness Willoughby de Eresby

    Laurie Simonds
  • Sir Thomas More

    Steven Edward Kirkpatrick
  • Alice, Lady More

    Judy Streeb
  • Sir Henry Norris

    Michael Burgtorf
  • Master Thomas Wyatt

    Joshua Reaves
  • Mistress Margaret Wyatt

    Heather Gibson
  • Mistress Margery Horsman

    Maureen Dawson
  • Sir Andrew Boorde

    George Burgtorf
  • Royal Guards

    Ray Partenheimer, Peter Langsdorf, Joseph Abernethy
  • Royal Trumpeters

    Bonni Beebe, Nathan Durham
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Visitors to the Royal Court and Village

  • Imperial Ambassador Jehan Jonglet

    Gene Valendo
  • Captain Alonso del Castillo Maldonado

    Keegan Cassady
  • Jean Cabot, the Pirate Queen

    Mary Ann Jung
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The Village

  • Mayor Francis Yaxley

    Mayor Francis Yaxley

    John Sadowsky
  • Mistress Imogen Yaxley, Mayoress of Revel Grove

    Mistress Imogen Yaxley, Mayoress of Revel Grove

    Emily Karol
  • Sir Walter Yaxley, Justice of the Peace

    Sir Walter Yaxley, Justice of the Peace

    Randy Dalmas
  • Ambrose Hobbs, steward and town crier to the Mayor

    Ambrose Hobbs, steward and town crier to the Mayor

    Shaquille Stewart
  • Constance Clack, maid to the Yaxleys

    Constance Clack, maid to the Yaxleys

    Erin Branigan
  • Drake Mansworth, sheriff

    Drake Mansworth, sheriff

    Thomas Plott
  • Richard Mondes, Mayor of Tiddington

    Richard Mondes, Mayor of Tiddington

    Cory Jones
  • Hildy Mondes, Mayoress of Tiddington

    Hildy Mondes, Mayoress of Tiddington

    Courtney Feiman
  • Mistress Judith Berners

    Mistress Judith Berners

    Shaina Higgins
  • Madge Badger, maid to the Mondes

    Madge Badger, maid to the Mondes

    Francesca Chilcote
  • Master Richard Fermor, Merchant of the Staple

    Master Richard Fermor, Merchant of the Staple

    Mark A. Korol-Evans
  • Mistress Anne Fermor

    Mistress Anne Fermor

    K. Tony Korol-Evans
  • Bartholomew Goode, steward to the Fermors

    Bartholomew Goode, steward to the Fermors

    Eli Pendry
  • Caoimhe (pronounced Keeva) McDonagh, alewife

    Caoimhe (pronounced Keeva) McDonagh, alewife

    Melissa McGinley
  • Lucy Dallimore, serving wench

    Lucy Dallimore, serving wench

    Taylor Payne
  • Simon Canker, sturdy beggar & part time Fool

    Simon Canker, sturdy beggar & part time Fool

    Yoni Gray
  • Henry 'Harry' Knuckles

    Henry 'Harry' Knuckles

    John Lasher
  • Carmita Gonzalez, adventurer

    Carmita Gonzalez, adventurer

    Natalie Fairchild
  • Johnnie Armstrong, notorious Scottish border raider

    Johnnie Armstrong, notorious Scottish border raider

    Eric Poch
  • Nikolai Petrov, adventurer

    Nikolai Petrov, adventurer

    Joe Grasso
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Fight Corps - The Village Militia

  • Nymblewyke: James Frank
  • Captain Julienne Romero: Geoff Thompson
  • Dash Rippington: Casey M. Severn
  • Hamish Stuart: Mike Martin
  • Henry "Harry" Knuckles: John Lasher
  • Johnnie Armstrong: Eric Poch
  • Nikolai Petrov: Joe Grasso
  • Carmita Gonzalez : Natalie Fairchild

Street Acts: Actors and Variety Artists

  • Conundrum, street magicianTodd A. Brown
  • Henry Hawkins, Master at Arms: Norman Cary
  • Robert Cooper, spinner: Eric Crouse
  • Elizabeth 'Bess' Chatborne, armourer's widow: SaraBeth Dukes
  • Eowyn Trotter: Eowyn Ellison
  • Nymblewyke and his flea circusJames Frank
  • Nan Mannerly: Anne Frates
  • Hoop Artist: Erin Jeannier
  • Sir Jack Halifax: Rick Herlinger
  • Mabel Ascombe, silkwomanElisabeth Herman
  • Nature of MercyTawn Jones, Simon Yeager
  • Diego Natividad de la Estafa AKA Dinty the Moor, swindlerBrian Wendell Morton
  • Fables, Fantasies & Fortunes: Charles F. Murray
  • Out of the Box: Cybelle Pomeroy, Erin Tarpley, Garrett Pomeroy and Alaina Pomeroy
  • Mimi the Mime: Cybelle Pomeroy
  • Sir Real, the Puppet Man: Gabriel Quick
  • Emily Needles, knitter: Emilie Sadowsky
  • Columbina Andreini,  MustardseedMichele G. Schultz
  • Juggling School: Heather Torisino, manager