Souffle Surprise

souffle surprise

July 28 – August 15, 2004

By Robin Hawdon

Based on a play by George Feydeau

Directed by Greg Vinkler

Produced by Todd Schmidt

The American premiere of a new comedy by Robin Hawdon, based on a play by George Feydeau.   The staff of Hotel Auberge Madeline is in a tizzy preparing for their famous guests, renowned actor Jean Rochefort and Count “Bobo” Bobonnet, each set on a romantic getaway weekend.  Things go quickly awry when Jean arrives with his mistress and Bobo arrives with Jean’s temperamental wife!  Madcap shenanigans ensue as the staff tries to keep their volatile guests from bumping into one another.

Cast and Staff

Pierre Larouche Will Clinger
Madame Larouche Leah Starr
Old Gaston William J. Norris
Sophie Laroche Kate Fry
Louis Timothy Edward Kane
Racquel Mabelle McKinley Carter
Jean Rochefort Tim Monsion
Count Bobonnet Neil Friedman
Camile Rochefort Karen Sheridan
Charles Dupont Sean Fortunato
Scenic Design Keith E. Pitts
Costume Design Jana Stauffer
Lighting Design Stephen White
Sound Design Joe Huppert
Properties Nathan Doud
Fight Choreographer Joe Foust
Stage Manager Mary Kate Gavin