by Václav Havel
translated by Paul Wilson
directed by Jiri Zizka
starring Oscar® nominee David Strathairn
May 19, 2010June 20, 2010

Meet the Artists

 • Production Manager


Krista Apple-Hodge • Monika
Janis Dardaris • Grandma
Mark Cairns • Albín
Mike Dees • Bob
Peter DeLaurier • Hanuš
Victoria Frings • Zuzanna
Leonard C. Haas • Dick
Trevor Long • Klein
Mary McCool • Bea
Kathryn Meisle • Irena
Jennifer R. Morris • Vlasta
Geddeth Smith • Oswald
Luigi Sottile • Victor
David Strathairn • Dr. Vilém Rieger
H. Michael Walls • Knobloch

Production Team

Jiri Zizka • Director
Václav Havel • Playwright
Paul Wilson • Translator
Klara Zieglerova • Set Designer
Vasilija Zivanic • Costume Designer
Jerold R. Forsyth • Lighting Designer
Nick Rye • Sound Designer
 • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager
Mary McCool

Mary McCool (Bea) is honored to return to the Wilma stage, last seen here in Hysteria and Rock ’n’ Roll. Other credits include the Off-Broadway hit Enjoy at 59E59th, Empty Plate, Dancing at Lughnasa (Arden Theatre Co.), BATCH (Actors’ Theatre of Louisville), As You Like It, King Lear (Shakespeare Santa Cruz), Cherry Bomb (1812 Productions), Othello (Lantern Theater), and Pig Iron Theatre Company’s Hell Meets Henry Halfway.  A co-founder of Obie Award-winning company New Paradise Laboratories, Mary has created and performed new work at P.S. 122, Philadelphia’s Live Arts Festival, The Ontological-Hysteric, The Walker Arts Center, and The Humana Festival of New Plays. She would like to thank Jiri, Blanka, and the Wilma. Up next: Freedom Club, a collaboration between NPL and The Riot Group.