BPaul Ledoux and Jacob Richmond

The play takes us into the backstage life of “the mad Booths of Maryland”, America’s most famous theatrical family, and their legendary performances in New York’s Winter Garden Theatre that preceded the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Media Reviews

Tyrants is a complex and ambitious play…this premiere production of Tyrants is an excellent accomplishment for the many students involved..”   

– Martlet, UVic


Show Dates

March 16 – April 1, 2006

Previews: Mar. 14 & 15 at 8 pm ($5 after 5 pm)
Evening performances: Mar. 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 and April 1 at 8 pm
Matinee: Apr. 1 at 2 pm
Pre-Show Lecture by playwright Paul Ledoux: Mar. 17 at 7 pm (Free to the public)

Cast & Creative

Director: Brian Richmond, Faculty Director (Chair)
Set and Projections Designer: Karyn McCallum (MFA Thesis Project)
Costume Designer: Mary Kerr, Faculty designer
Guest Lighting Designer: Stephan Droege
Guest Sound Designer: John Mills-Cockell
Dialect Coach: Ned Vukovic, Faculty
Stage Fight Director: K. Scott Malcolm, Faculty
Stage Manager: Jordan Meyer, BFA Student

Featuring: Jamaine CampbellVictor Dolhai, Trevor HintonJohn KrichÉva MarkvoortSarah Pelzer, Lindsey Vukovic and Carey Wass.