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A Few Brittle Leaves

A Few Brittle Leaves ()

Produced by

The Cabaret Company

Presented by

Buddies in Bad Times Theatre

Playwright: Sky Gilbert
Director: Sky Gilbert


The Alexander Street Chamber Theatre


April 24th, 2013 – May 5th, 2013


This play was inspired by the novels of English comedic writer Barbara Pym.

Veteran actors Edward Roy and Gavin Crawford play a pair of spinster sisters who, through a series of touching and comedic disasters, are forced to deal with the question: how does one age gracefully? Perennial provocateur Sky Gilbert returns to Buddies with this gender-bending dramatic comedy. (


Gavin Crawford Viola Pie
Zahir Gilani Mr. Gupta
Philippe Van de Maele Martin Nora Tweedy
Ed Roy Penny Pie

Creative Team

Sky Gilbert Playwright
Sky Gilbert Director
Hope Thompson Dramaturge


Tracy Lynne Cann Stage Manager
Meredith Henry Apprentice Stage Manager
Jennifer Radford Publicity (STAF)
Kate McConnell Administration (STAF)
Ian Jarvis Poster / Card Design
Tanja-Tiziana Poster Photography
Sydney Helland Production Photography


Charissa Wilcox Head of Production
Adrien Whan Technical Director
Katherine Smith Chamber Technician