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
David Strathairn

David Strathairn (Dr. Vilém Rieger). Leaving is David’s fourth collaboration with Jiri and the Wilma, previously appearing in Havel’s Temptation, David Gow’s Cherry Docs, and Tom Stoppard’s Every Good Boy Deserves Favor, a co-production with The Philadelphia Orchestra at The Kimmel Center. Most recently, David joined with People’s Light and Theatre in their Fall 2009 production of Nathan The Wise. Other recent projects include the HBO presentation of Temple Grandin and the Werc Werk Works production of Howl, a film of and about Allen Ginsberg’s landmark poem of the same name. A recipient of an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Edward R. Murrow in Good Night, and Good Luck, his other film credits include Steel Toes, and the indie film adaptation of David Gow’s play Cherry Docs which received its U.S. premiere here at the Wilma.