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The Royal Comedians ()

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Writer: Mikhail Bulgakov
Translators: Carl Proffer and Ellendea Proffer
Director: László Marton


The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


July 24 - August 6, 2012


July 24th, 2012 – September 21st, 2012


Russian master Mikhail Bulgakov delves into the opulent world of eighteenth-century France with an extraordinary consideration of the life of French dramatist Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière. Dramatist, actor, theatre manager, lover, and scoundrel, Molière shrewdly crafts his own legend while battling the forces that hunger for his downfall. (


Akosua Amo-Adem Mariette Rivale
Raquel Duffy Madeline Bejart
Justin Many Fingers Marquis De Lessac / Charlatan / Brother Force
Rong Fu Ensemble
Michael Hanrahan Marquis De Charron
Stuart Hughes Marquis D'Orsini
Qasim Khan Father Barthelemy / Philbert Du Croisy / Brother Fidelity
Sarah Koehn Armande Bejart De Moliere
Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster Renee
Diego Matamoros Jean Baptiste Poquelin De Moliere
Hannah Miller An Unknown Woman
Gregory Prest Louis XIV
Harveen Sandhu Ensemble
Paolo Santalucia Zacharie Moirron
Michael Simpson Charles Varlet De La Grange
William Webster Jean-Jacques Bouton
Daniel Williston The Honest Cobbler

Creative Team

Mikhail Bulgakov Writer
Carl Proffer Translator
Ellendea Proffer Translator
László Marton Director
Lorenzo Savoini Set Designer
Victoria Wallace Costume Designer
Kevin Lamotte Lighting Designer
Richard Feren Sound Designer
Simon Fon Fight Director
Ravi Jain Movement Creator
Adam Paolozza Movement Creator
Andrew Smith Assistant Lighting Designer


Darragh Parsons Production Stage Manager
Ashley Ireland Assistant Stage Manager
Dianne Woodrow Rehearsal Stage Manager
Carolyn Mykytyshyn Rehearsal Assistant Stage Manager
Kate Duncan Apprentice Stage Manager
Kelly McEvenue Alexander Coach


Greg Poulin Production Manager
Mike Ledermueller Technical Director
Andrew Hillman Associate Technical Director
Kelly Read Associate Technical Director
Sarah Elizabeth Noyes Head of Wardrobe
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
David Rayfield Head Painter
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Eleni McKinnon Production Assistant
Jason Browning House Technician
Benn Hough House Technician
Pascale Thibodeau House Technician
Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Wigs and Hair
Kathleen Johnston Wardrobe Coordinator
Geoff Hughes Cutter
Barbara Nowakowski First Hand
Stefan Dean Sewer
Lisa Farinaccio Sewer
Kathleen Johnston Sewer
Janet Pym Dresser
Jennifer Hambleton Scenic Artist
Daniela Mazic Scenic Artist
Paul Boddum Painter
Stephanie Milic Painter
Mike Keays Carpenter
Radoslav Smaczny Carpenter
Tracy Taylor Props Buyer
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Erika Connor Mask Builder