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Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Michael Frayn
Director: Richard Rose


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


February 26th, 2008 – April 6th, 2008


It’s 1969, and Willy Brandt, the charismatic left-wing politician, has just been elected chancellor of West Germany. His government is full of limitless energy, exciting new ideas – and an East German spy. This international hit from the writer of Copenhagen and Noises Off is a spy thriller wrapped up in a political drama. (


Richard Binsley Reinhard Wilke
Greg Ellwand Horst Ehmke
Eric Goulem Ulrich Bauhaus
Nigel Hamer Hans-Dietrich Genscher
Graham Harley Herbert Wehner
Bruce Hunter Günther Nollau
C. David Johnson Helmut Schmidt
Alon Nashman Günther Guillaume
Nancy Palk Woman's Voice
Alex Poch-Goldin Arno Kretschamnn
R.H. Thomson Willy Brandt

Creative Team

Michael Frayn Playwright
Richard Rose Director
Charlotte Dean Set Designer
Charlotte Dean Costume Designer
Kevin Lamotte Lighting Designer
Todd Charlton Sound Designer
Tessa King Assistant Director / Urjo Kareda Emerging Artist-in-Residence


Kathryn Westoll Stage Manager
Nicola Benidickson Apprentice Stage Manager
Michael Cooper Photographer
Kilby Smith-McGregor Graphic Designer
Kevin Hutson Props Assistant
Julia Torrant Props Assistant
Al Gullion Assistant Carpenter
Sharon Ryman Wigs and Hair
Julia Torrant Painting Crew
Amanda White Painting Crew
J. Louis Berenguer Carpentry Crew
Brad Farinacci Carpentry Crew
Maryann Hodgson Carpentry Crew
Kevin Hutson Carpentry Crew
Dan Gallo Carpentry Crew
Maryann Hodgson Lighting Crew
Kate McKay Lighting Crew
A.J. Morra Lighting Crew
Shanna Miller Lighting Crew
John Thomson Lighting Crew
Ashley-Raven John Sound and Light Walker
Sebastian Marziali Sound and Light Walker
Lindsay Walker Sound and Light Walker


Verne Good Mainspace Technician
Michael Freeman Production Manager
Paul Fujimoto-Pihl Technical Director
Monique Stewart Head of Properties
Ian Chappell Head Carpenter
Lindsay Anne Black Head Scenic Artist
Chlöe Anderson Head of Wardrobe