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Letters From Lehrer ()

Produced by

Canadian Stage

Playwright: Richard Greenblatt
Director: Ross Manson

Featuring the words and music of Tom Lehrer


The Berkeley Street Theatre – Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


January 16th, 2006 – February 25th, 2006


Tom Lehrer’s scorching, satirical song line-up includes “Vatican Rag”, “Poisoning Pigeons in the Park”, and “Smut”. Richard Greenblatt (co-author of 2 Pianos 4 Hands) has been fascinated and inspired by the work of the incomparable Tom Lehrer since the age of eight. Letters From Lehrer weaves Richard’s own dreams, artistic aspirations and political questions with Tom Lehrer’s life and songs. (


Richard Greenblatt Performer

Creative Team

Richard Greenblatt Playwright
Ross Manson Director
Tom Lehrer Writer
Tom Lehrer Music
Glenn Davidson Production Designer
Ross Manson Video Designer
Aaron Hanna Sound Designer
Tyler Devine Video
Guillermo Verdecchia Dramaturge


Kathryn Westoll Stage Manager
Lisa Humber Apprentice Stage Manager
Deborah Pearson Visual Research and Development
Martha Schabas Visual Research and Development


Craig Putt Technical Director
Tyler Devine Technical Associate / IT Systems
Serge Plourde Production Assistant
Lindsay Sapinsky Berkeley Senior Head Technician
Chris Robbinson Berkeley Head Technician
Brent McLaughlin Stage Technician
Mary Spyrakis Head of Properties
William Sovie Senior Props Builder
Brian Barlow Props Builder
Shelley Heebner Props Intern
Barbara E. Singer Head of Wardrobe
Sarah Kovacs Assistant to the Head of Wardrobe
Nicole Adams Wardrobe Buyer
Ina Kerklaan Cutter
Krista Nauman First Hand