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House of Many Tongues ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Jonathan Garfinkel
Director: Richard Rose


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


April 29th - May 5th, 2009


April 29th, 2009 – June 3rd, 2009


Israeli general Shimon has lived in his home in Jerusalem for forty years. When a Palestinian writer shows up and lays claim to the house he left decades ago, we realize somehow their two families are going to have to live together — if they don’t kill each other first. (


Hrant Alianak Abu Dalo / Mahmoud Darwish
Raoul Bhaneja The Camel
Fiona Highet The House / Parisian Waitress
Howard Jerome Shimon
Daniel Karasik Alex
Niki Landau Rivka / Melissa's Vagina / Shabbak Agent
Erin MacKinnon Suha

Creative Team

Jonathan Garfinkel Playwright
Richard Rose Director
Teresa Przybylski Set Designer
Teresa Przybylski Costume Designer
Andrea Lundy Lighting Designer
E.C. Woodley Sound Designer
E.C. Woodley Music
Maya Przybylski Video Designer
Andrea Romaldi Production Dramaturge


Lindsay Marriner Stage Manager
Nicola Benidickson Apprentice Stage Manager
Manfred Becker Videographer
Ben Chaisson Projection Technician
Beth Kates Projection Technician
Sharon Ryman Wigs
Al Gullion Assistant Carpenter
Michelle de Bourbon Props Assistant
Lokki Ma Props Assistant
Anna Treusch Props Assistant
Emily Porter Sound Programming
Tom Baranski Carpentry Crew
J. Louis Berenguer Carpentry Crew
Michael Bernard Carpentry Crew
Marc Rochefort Carpentry Crew
Heather Ingram Carpentry Crew
Jake Blackwood Lighting Crew
David DeGrow Lighting Crew
Matthew Pochwalowski Lighting Crew
Simon Rossiter Lighting Crew
Kate McKay Lighting Crew
Kyle Orzech Light Walker
Meghan Speakman Light Walker


Michael Freeman Production Manager
Paul Fujimoto-Pihl Technical Director
Verne Good Mainspace Technician
Sarah “Pip” Bradford Assistant to the Production Manager
Lindsay Walker Head of Properties
Lindsay Anne Black Head Scenic Artist
Ian Chappell Head Carpenter
Chlöe Anderson Head of Wardrobe