Project Description

 

The Folklorist: Gasparilla

After the golden age of piracy had ended, there was one man who terrorized ships in the waters off the Gulf Coast, instilling fear in the hearts of men when they saw the black flag raised and heard the name, Gasparilla.

A NEWTV ORIGINAL PROGRAM
Produced and Directed by: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Written by: Andrew Eldridge, Angela Harrer & John Horrigan
Hosted by John Horrigan
Created by John Horrigan & NewTV
Executive Producer: Robert Kelly

SPECIAL THANKS
Boston Costume
Eric Propp
Ali Lydon
Cheryl Uttaro

GASPARILLA CAST
Sacco Sarkis as “Gasparilla”
Francesca Shipsey as “Maria Luisa”
Sarah Bellingham as “Ann Jeffrey”
Steve Russo as “Prime Minister”
Don Crane as “Captain Menendez”
Vitor Luiz as “Batista”
Andrew Tung as “Pirate”
Aras Hachikian as “Pirate”
Adam Finelli as “Pirate”
Jemaine Welch as “Pirate”
Derek Brian Demkowicz as “Pirate”
Hyten Davidson as “Female Pirate”
Topher Hansson as “Mutinous Pirate”
Heather Stapleton as “Royal Court Member”
Reb Powers as “Royal Court Member”
Camille Frazier as “Royal Court Member”

PRODUCTION CREW
Writer’s Assistants: Katie Rubino, Camille Frazier and Rachel Brown.
Cinematographers: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Production Designers: Angela Harrer & Andrew Eldridge
Editor: Angela Harrer
Assistant Editor: Camille Frazier
Sound Designer: Angela Harrer
Music: Organic Music Library, Audioblocks, Audiojungle
Production Coordinator: Katie Rubino
Production Assistants: Camille Frazier, Katie Emerson, Eugene Foygelman & Brianna Gershkowitz

AVAILABLE ON NEWTV
NewTV’s local cable channels in Newton, MA
RCN: 3 | 13 | 15 | 613 (HD)
Comcast: 8 | 9 | 99
Verizon: 32 | 33 | 34

ORIGINAL AIR DATE
Friday, June 26, 2015 on NewTV
For questions and inquires about the program, please email folklorist@newtv.org.
©2015 NewTV