Archives - A Lovely Sunday for Crêve Coeur

by Tennessee Williams

Directed by Jack Wood

Friday 28th January – Saturday 5th February 1994 in the Auditorium

It is a lovely Sunday for a picnic at Crêve Coeur Lake, St. Louis, in the ’30s. One of Tennessee Williams’ forever hopeful Southern belles is waiting for a ’phone call from the man she expects to fulfil her deferred hopes of matrimony…

Focussing on one morning and one encounter of four women, Williams explores with great tenderness, and extremely funny dialogue, the meaning of loneliness and the need for human connection.

One of Williams’ last plays — performed only four years before he died — Crêve Coeur is also one of his most unusual, and certainly his funniest.

Part of the Barn’s 1993/1994 season

Presented by The Barn Theatre Club


Dorothea Gallaway-Julie Saunders
‘Bodey’ Bodenhafer-Davina Foster
Helena Brookmire-Jean Endean
Sophie Gluck-Lesley Bilton
The Voices of the Schloggers-Shirley Shaw
David Shaw

Creative team

Director-Jack Wood
Design-Jack Wood
Lighting Design-Louis Davis
Assistant Lighting Designer-Andrew Baker
Sound-David Shaw
Stage Manager-Michael Barr
Assistant Stage Manager-Carolyn Annand
Gordon Bennett
Lighting Operator-Shirley Shaw
Assistant Lighting Operator-Deborah Smith
Wardrobe Supervision-Lesley Bilton
Wardrobe Assistant-Shirley Thompson
Set Construction-Pat Finch
Michael Barr
Louis Davis
Jack Wood
Set Dressing and Properties-Belinda Putley
Kris Moore
Isla Petch
Alex Powell
Production Secretary-Shirley Thompson

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