University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Theatre

1112goodwoman

The Good Woman of Setzuan

By Bertolt Brecht with English Translation by Eric Bentley
Music by Stefan Wolpe

Performance Information

Director Peter Jack Tkatch

Scenic Designer
HANNAH BEAN BROSNAN
Costume Designer
KATE FULOP
Lighting Designer
JOHN B. FORBES
Production Stage Manager
SARAH SIMMONS
Musical Director
TOM CLEARY
 

Cast:

BRETT PELLEGRINO Wong JULIFER DAY Mrs. Mi Tzu
ALEX KOCH, AIMEE BEACH, ELLEN PIERCE The Gods ALICE CORVO Grandmother
KODY GRASSETT Gentleman #1/Mr. Fu Shu KEVIN GERAGHTY Boy/Waiter
JAMESON WILLIAMS Gentleman #2/Brother KATHLEEN MURRAY Niece
ELINOR REINA Shen Te IAN OLIVER Policeman
ARIEL COHEN Mrs. Shen EMILY SMITH Carpet Seller's Wife
MARYKATE SCANLON Wife ANDREW FRIEDLAND Yang Sun
AVERY DULL Husband TAYLOR PERROTA Prostitute
AIDAN HOLDING Unemployed Man PATRICK ITTLEMAN Carpet Seller/Priest
HUNTER CONGELTON Carpenter GRACE TRAPNELL Mrs. Yang
SHANNON WARD Sister-In-Law PETER KRAG Accompanist

Synopsis:

The Good Woman of Setzuan, full of myth, metaphor and music is a powerful parable of morality and society, set in a fanciful version of the city of Setzuan. The play evokes the mysterious whimsy of Brecht's world while capturing the political edge of his message.

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