By Thornton Wilder
Director: Dorothy Wilkinson

Described by Edward Albee as “…the greatest American play ever written,” the story follows the small town of Grover’s Corners through three acts: “Daily Life,” “Love and Marriage,” and “Death and Eternity.” Narrated by a stage manager and performed with minimal props and sets, audiences follow the Webb and Gibbs families as their children fall in love, marry, and eventually – in one of the most famous scenes in American theatre – die. Thornton Wilder’s final word on how he wanted his play performed is an invaluable addition to the American stage and to the libraries of theatre lovers internationally.

Cast

Stage Manager – Ian Wilkinson

Emily Webb – Samantha Taylor

George Gibbs – Matt Berry

Mrs Gibbs – Pam Starling

Dr. Gibbs – Eddie Bradbury

Mr Webb – Andre Bellemarre

Mrs Webb – Claire White

Simon Stimson – David Rustidge

Wally Webb – Zac Devlin

Professor Willard/Joe Stoddard – Eric Parker

Howie Newsome – Paul Gledhill

Constable Warren/Sam Craig – Stephen Hague

Mrs Soames – Jackie Hall

Rebecca Gibbs – Martha Holt

Joe Crowell Jr/Si Crowell – Charlie Boardman

Citizens – Dot Hynes

 

Production Team

Set Design – Tracy Ireland, Victoria Myron
Wardrobe Manager – Marion Hurst
Lighting Operative – Ben Fox
Sound Operative – Angela Kemo
Stage Manager – Connie Brooksbank
Properties – Marilyn Poulton, Denise Blair
Continuity – Jean Nicholson

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