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King Lear ()

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright: William Shakespeare
Director: Kim Collier


The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


August 27th, 2022 – October 1st, 2022


Sovereignty is a young man’s game, and it’s time for this aging monarch to fade into the background with one final demand – that his daughters profess their love for him before dividing the kingdom among them. This proves more complicated than anticipated, sending the family spiraling into madness and an unquenchable thirst for power. (


Damien Atkins Edgar / Others
Helen Belay Cordelia / Others
Oliver Dennis Gloucester / Others
Sheldon Elter Kent / Others
Virgilia Griffith Goneril
Varun Guru France / Others
Breton Lalama Oswald / Others
Annie Lujan Doctor / Others
Tom McCamus King Lear
Nancy Palk Fool / Old Man
Jordan Pettle Albany / Others
Shaquille Pottinger Leonidas / Others
Philip Riccio Cornwall / Others
Vanessa Sears Regan / Others
Kiana Woo Curan / Others
Jonathon Young Edmund / Others

Creative Team

William Shakespeare Playwright
Kim Collier Director
William Dao Assistant Director
Aria Evans Intimacy Choreographer
Ken MacKenzie Set Designer
Judith Bowden Costume Designer
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
Kara Pankiw Lighting Design Mentee
Thomas Ryder Payne Composer
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Designer
John Stead Fight Director
Simge Suzer Assistant Costume Designer


Robert Harding Stage Manager
Kat Chin Assistant Stage Manager
Farnoosh Talebpour Assistant Stage Manager
Kelly McEvenue Alexander Coach
Bill Stahl 1st Carpenter
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Janet Pym Outgoing Head of Wardrobe
Erin Halls Wardrobe Assistant
Carly Beamish Cutter
Geoff Hughes Cutter
Kalina Popova Assistant Head of Wardrobe
Karen Donaldson Stitcher
Madison Watson Stitcher
Alycia Wheeldon Stitcher
Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Wigs
Jackie Smulan Dresser
Celina Westlake Dresser
Christopher Blanchenot Scenic Painter
Emma Burnett Scenic Painter
Nina Hartt Scenic Painter
Deanna Morrison Scenic Painter
Camille Macdonald Lighting Operator
Andres Castillo-Smith Sound Operator
Dalton Villeneuve-Marini Deck Operator
Kurt Nicholson 2nd Deck Operator


Jasmine Knox Senior Production Manager
Corey MacVicar Technical Director
Julia Carrano Assistant Production Manager
Rhett Costin Assistant Technical Director
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
Paul Boddum Head Scenic Artist
Nathaniel Wong Production Assistant