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August Strindberg's The Pelican


The Pelican

Design: Jasen Hengst



Date & Location

May 14-22, 2016

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church
1313 New York Avenue
NW, Washington DC 20005

About

The Pelican is a haunted play by one of Sweden’s most renowned playwrights, August Strindberg. A mother’s squandering of her family’s funds is revealed after the father's death… with explosive results.


Cast

The Mother

Wendy Wilmer

Fredrik

David Johnson

Gerda

Emily Sucher

Axel

Ryan Carlo

The Maid

Jamie Crowne

Crew

Director

Ross Heath

Technical Director

Jeff Maione

Stage Manager

Allie Alexander

Graphic Designer

Jasen Hengst

Seamstress

Constance DeSouza

Videographer

J. Michael Whalen

Understudies

Marlowe Vilchez

Jamie Crowne

Madelyn Farris

Amy Treat


Praise

"In The Pelican, director Ross Heath and collaborators punch above their weight class to spin a taut, breathless production from a lesser-known Swedish text and modest budget."

-Ben Demers
DC Theatre Scene

"The Pelican, long abandoned by modern producers, has happily returned to the DC stage in a brilliantly staged one-act play."

-Ravelle Brickman
DC Metro Theater Arts





Photos

David Johnson & Emily Sucher - Photo by T Rose

David Johnson & Emily Sucher - Photo by T Rose

Wendy Wilmer & Ryan Carlo - Photo by J. Michael Whalen

Wendy Wilmer & Ryan Carlo - Photo by J. Michael Whalen


Jaime Crowne - Photo by T Rose

Jaime Crowne - Photo by T Rose


Sponsors

SWEA
Swedish Council of America