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Molière ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Sabina Berman
Translator: Shelley Tepperman
Director: Richard Rose


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


November 26th, 2008 – December 28th, 2008


As Molière’s racy comedies tear up the stages of 17th century Paris, bitter rival Jean Racine (the great tragedian) hatches a devious plan to bring the God of Laughter to his knees. Their fiery battle is brought to life by Sabina Berman, one of Mexico’s most prolific and successful playwrights. (


Richard Binsley La Fontaine
Tim Campbell Baron
Colin Heath Renée / Dumbshow Captain
Kyle Horton King Louis XIV
Richard McMillan Molière
Jack Nicholsen Croissant
Nancy Palk Madeleine / Queen Mother
Melanie Phillipson Mme. Du Parc / Mme. Pernelle
Cara Pifko Armande
Gregory Prest Guillaume
Julian Richings Archbishop Préfixe
Rick Roberts Racine
Mike Ross Lully

Creative Team

Sabina Berman Playwright
Shelley Tepperman Translator
Richard Rose Director
Charlotte Dean Set Designer
Charlotte Dean Costume Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
Mike Ross Sound Designer
Mike Ross Musical Director
Jeanette Lajeunesse-Zingg Choreographer
Alex Eddington Assistant Musical Director


Kinnon Elliott Stage Manager
Nicola Benidickson Apprentice Stage Manager
Melanie Phillipson Dance Captain
Sharon Ryman Wigs
Jonathan Rooke Assistant Carpenter
Lokki Ma Props Assistant
Kate McKay Production Assistant
Dan McIlmoyl Production Assistant
Samantha Crossley Wardrobe Assistant
Melanie McNeill Wardrobe Assistant
J. Louis Berenguer Carpentry Crew
Jonathan Rooke Carpentry Crew
Bill Stahl Carpentry Crew
Michael Bernard Carpentry Crew
Al Gullion Carpentry Crew
Dan McIlmoyl Lighting Crew
Simon Rossiter Lighting Crew
John Thomson Lighting Crew
Nick Davidson Lighting Crew
Shanna Miller Lighting Crew
D. Jeremy Smith Painting Crew
Amanda White Painting Crew
Kyle Orzech Light Walker
Zack Standing Light Walker
Dan McIlmoyl CAD Drawing


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