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Top Girls ()

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright: Caryl Churchill
Director: Alisa Palmer


The Michael Young Theatre


October 25th, 2008 – October 22nd, 2008


The play revolves around a dinner party which is attended by real and fictitious women from different
times in history, literature, and art including Pope Joan, Dull Gret, Lady Nijo, Patient Griselda and
Isabella Bird. Set in Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, Top Girls explores the challenges working women
face in the modern business world and society at large. (


Diana Donnelly Waitress / Jeanine / Win
Megan Follows Marlene
Kelli Fox Isabella Bird / Joyce / Mrs. Kidd
Ann-Marie MacDonald Pope Joan / Louise
Cara Pifko Patient Griselda / Kit / Shona
Liisa Repo-Martell Dull Gret / Angie
Robyn Stevan Lady Nijo /Nell

Creative Team

Caryl Churchill Playwright
Alisa Palmer Director
Judith Bowden Set Designer
Judith Bowden Costume Designer
Kevin Lamotte Lighting Designer
Lesley Barber Music Composer / Producer
Rose Plotek Assistant Director


Alison Peddie Stage Manager
Eamonn Reil Assistant Stage Manager
Heather Cameron Apprentice Stage Manager
Diane Pitblado Dialect Coach
Kelly McEvenue Alexander Coach


Bill Penner Director of Production
Greg Poulin Production Manager
Stephanie Ripley Assistant Technical Director
Mary-Jo Carter Dodd Head of Wardrobe
Jolene Antle Assistant Head of Wardrobe
Elaine Cavin May Wardrobe Assistant
Sarah Reade Wardrobe Assistant
Geoff Hughes Sewer
Phil Atfield Cutter
Krista Nauman Cutter
Kathleen Johnston Dresser
Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Hair and Makeup
Kaz Maxine Millinery
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Jane Kline Props Builder
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Bill Stahl Carpenter
Ryan Wilson Carpenter
Lisa Petrocco Head Scenic Artist
Robert Daniels Scenic Artist
Debbie Wong Scenic Artist
Janet Pym Production Assistant
G. Stuart Baulch House Technician
Jason Browning House Technician
Pascale Thibodeau House Technician