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Awake and Sing! ()

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright: Clifford Odets
Director: Miles Potter


The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


June 6th, 2009 – July 31st, 2009


Written with unflinching honesty, Clifford Odets’ finest play offers a glimpse into three generations of a Jewish family struggling to survive in Depression-era New York. A stirring ode to dreams, disappointments and the desire for escape, Awake and Sing! is an American masterpiece. (


Derek Boyes Myron
Ari Cohen Moe
Oliver Dennis Schlosser
Matthew Edison Sam
Jonathan Gould Ralph
Michael Hanrahan Morty
Nancy Palk Bessie
William Webster Jacob
Sarah Wilson Hennie

Creative Team

Clifford Odets Playwright
Miles Potter Director
Peter Hartwell Set Designer
Gillian Gallow Costume Designer
Bonnie Beecher Lighting Designer
Marc Desormeaux Composer
Marc Desormeaux Sound Designer


Arwen MacDonell Production Stage Manager
Jessica Severin Assistant Stage Manager
Sarah Miller Apprentice Stage Manager
Diane Pitblado Dialect Coach
Kelly McEvenue Alexander Coach


Greg Poulin Production Manager
Mike Ledermueller Technical Director
Stephanie Ripley Assistant Technical Director
Mary-Jo Carter Dodd Head of Wardrobe
Jolene Antle Associate Head of Wardrobe
Sarah Reade Wardrobe Assistant
Geoff Hughes Sewer
Phil Atfield Cutter
Sarah Reade Dresser
Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Hair and Makeup
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Jane Kline Props Builder
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Tom Baranski Carpenter
Ryan Wilson Carpenter
David Rayfield Head Scenic Artist
Daniela Mazic Scenic Painter
Katherine Lilley Scenic Painter
Heather Midwinter Scenic Painter
Lisa Petrocco Scenic Painter
Janet Pym Production Assistant
G. Stuart Baulch House Technician
Jason Browning House Technician
Pascale Thibodeau House Technician