Photo 1 of 8

Alvin Epstein as Sigmund Freud, Mary McCool as Jessica in Hysteria

Photo 2 of 8

Alvin Epstein as Sigmund Freud, Mary McCool as Jessica in Hysteria

Photo 3 of 8

Alvin Epstein as Sigmund Freud, Merwin Goldsmith as Yahuda in Hysteria

Photo 4 of 8

Alvin Epstein as Sigmund Freud, Merwin Goldsmith as Yahuda in Hysteria

Photo 5 of 8

Alvin Epstein as Sigmund Freud, Matthew Floyd Miller as Salvador Dalí Freud in Hysteria

Photo 6 of 8

Matthew Floyd Miller as Salvador Dalí, Alvin Epstein as Sigmund Freud in Hysteria

Photo 7 of 8

Mary McCool as Jessica, Matthew Floyd Miller as Salvador Dalí in Hysteria

Photo 8 of 8

Mary McCool as Jessica, Matthew Floyd Miller as Salvador Dalí in Hysteria

Hysteria
by Terry Johnson
directed by Jiri Zizka
May 13, 2009June 14, 2009

Winner of London’s prestigious Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Hysteria is based on a stunning, historical meeting between two of the world’s greatest and most eccentric men – Sigmund Freud and Salvador Dalí.  Set in London in 1938, this wild play springs from Freud’s fanciful mind as he juggles unexpected visits to his home by the famous surrealist painter Dalí and a mysterious young woman named Jessica who can’t seem to keep her clothes on.  In this topsy-turvy tale, the tables are turned as Freud soon finds himself the subject of Jessica’s own bizarre form of psychoanalysis while Dalí’s surreal imagery creeps into his dreams and consciousness.  Provocative and explosive, Hysteria is a whirlwind of an intelligent comedy full of mistaken identities, dazzling surprises, and sheer Freudian slips.

 • Sigmund Freud
 • Yahuda
 • Salvador Dalí
 • Ensemble
 • Ensemble
 • Ensemble
 • Ensemble
 • Ensemble
 • Set Designer
 • Production Manager

Cast

Mary McCool • Jessica
Christine Perrotta • Ensemble
Ted Powell • Ensemble
Molly Simpson • Ensemble
Megan Slater • Ensemble

Production Team

Jiri Zizka • Director
Jerold R. Forsyth • Lighting Designer
Janus Stefanowicz • Costume Designer
Nick Rye • Sound Designer & Composer
 • Dramaturg
Patreshettarlini Adams • Stage Manager