The Life of the Insects

by Josef and Karel Capek

Performed November 1976
(November 13)
at the Stephen Leacock Public School
(1 performance: a workshop or studio production)

Directed by Brian McLaughlin & Helen Hunter

CAST

VAGRANT Bob Knight
PEDANT Cathy Anderson
IRIS Lynn McEachran
CLYTHIE Coleen Scott
FELIX Alex Hawley
VICTOR Cathy Anderson
OTAKAR Lorna Prins
CHRYSALIS Mary Holmes
MALE BEETLE Ron Maslin
FEMALE BEETLE Liane Freedman
STRANGE BEETLE Heidi Hanson
ICHNEUMON FLY Anne Holland
LARVA Valerie Mauger
MALE CRICKET Judy Schultz
FEMALE CRICKET Pat Horsey
PARASITE Ann Williams
FIRST ENGINEER Ron Maslin
SECOND ENGINEER Jane Mawby
BLIND ANT Kathy McEachran
INVENTOR Judy Schultz
MESSENGER Beth McLaughlin
QUARTERMASTER GENERA Ann Williams
JOURNALIST Pat Horsey
PHILANTHROPIST Pat Horsey
TELEGRAPHIST Heidi Hanson
C-I-C OF THE YELLOWS Anne Holland
FIRST MOTH Sian WilliamsFitzpatrick
SECOND MOTH Cathy Anderson
THIRD MOTH Jane Mawby
FIRST SNAIL Coleen Scott
SECOND SNAIL Alex Hawley
WOODCUTTER Lorna Prins
AUNT Coleen Scott
SCHOOLGIRL Donna McLaughlin
WANDERER Alex Hawley

PRODUCTION STAFF

Production Manager Barrie Kirk
Stage Manager Geoff Holland
Lighting Design John Gilliland
Special Effects Philip Copple
Barbara Rootman
Costumes Thelma Leslie
Make-up Brooke Keneford
Rosemary Keneford
House Manager Sally Rose
 
Directors were:

Prelude: Brian McLaughlin

The Butteflies: Helen Hunter

The Marauder: Rosemary Scott

The Ants: Annmarie Copple

Epilogue: Brian McLaughlin

 

Note: The author Karel Capek invented the word Robot.