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The Misanthrope ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Molière
Adapter: Martin Crimp
Director: Richard Rose


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


December 29th, 2010 – February 6th, 2011


Molière’s fierce satire about personal and aesthetic integrity is set in today’s celebrity culture machine. Despite the Misanthrope’s biting critique of the film industry, he has fallen in love with a rising starlet. Torn between desire and unflinching morality, our contemporary anti-hero strikes out at hypocrisy in a world shamelessly built on it. Will love or misanthropy triumph? (


Patrick Galligan John
Stephen Gartner Simon / Messenger
Michelle Giroux Ellen
Stuart Hughes Alceste
Brandon McGibbon Julian
Julian Richings Alexander
Maria Ricossa Marcia
Andrea Runge Jennifer
David Storch Covington

Creative Team

Molière Playwright
Martin Crimp Adapter
Richard Rose Director
Charlotte Dean Set Designer
Charlotte Dean Costume Designer
Andrea Lundy Lighting Designer
Mike Ross Sound Designer
Nicole Bellamy Sound Designer
Mike Ross Musical Arrangement
Nicole Bellamy Musical Arragement
Helena Todorovic Dramaturgical Intern
John Stead Fight Director
Sasha Kovacs Assistant Director


Marinda de Beer Stage Manager
Kate Sandeson Apprentice Stage Manager
Cylla von Tiedemann Photographer
Doug Morum Interim Production Manager
Brendan Gilhuly Assistant Carpenter
Katherine Smith Assistant Carpenter
Brendan Gilhuly Carpentry Crew
Joey Morin Carpentry Crew
Nick Rose Carpentry Crew
Matt Armour Carpentry Crew
Joey Morin Lighting Crew
Verne Good Lighting Crew
Shanna Miller Lighting Crew
Nick Rose Lighting Crew
Vanessa Janiszewski Properties Crew
Lindsay Walker Properties Crew
Andrea Willette Properties Crew
Amelia Bērziņš Wardrobe Crew