Leaving

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

Cast

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
Jerold R. Forsyth

Jerold R. Forsyth (Lighting Designer) has designed over 300 productions to date. Philadelphia area credits include: The Wilma Theater (55 previous productions), Walnut Street Theatre, Arden Theatre Co., Amaryllis Theatre Co., Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, Villanova University Theatre, Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, InterAct Theatre Co., American Music Theatre Festival, People's Light & Theatre Co., Venture Theatre, and the Philadelphia Drama Guild. Additional east coast credits include: The Kennedy Center, The New York Shakespeare Festival, Lincoln Center Theatre, York Theatre Company, Village Theatre, and Opera Ebony (New York). Awards include twelve nominations and two Barrymore Awards for Outstanding Lighting Design. Jerold has also twice received "Most Notable Lighting Design" citations from The Philadelphia Inquirer.