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"Jahnke directs with elegance and insight. He provides a luscious sightscape and coaxes excellent work from his actors." - Village Voice

"As always, Jahnke creates a gorgeous design to serve up such gruesomeness… the play offers some very concrete shocks." - Time Out

"His images are so arresting and poignant that you ride along, even toward unclear destinations… a disorienting, demanding exploration." - Backstage

"Truly amazing, even shocking things happen… Jahnke's imagination is fertile and his sensibility is utterly original: this is an adventure in theatre that can honestly be called unique." -

"Jahnke is an eternally precocious, prankish highbrow with a taste for blood and bile. Pretty pictures and pleasant sentiments clash against graphic sex, dismemberment, stabbings and any number of familial taboos… elegantly designed and staged." - Show Business


Odile - Sabrina Artel
Leopoldine - Louise Edmunds
Mercurius - Tanisha Thompson
Captain Leopold - Mort Kroos
Odette Leopold - Kathryn Gracey
Vesperus - Salvatore Garguilo

Direction / Design - John Jahnke
Set Design - Jerry Schwartz
Lighting Design - Andrew Hill
Costume Design - Hillary Moore
Sound Recording - Jason Braun
Guignol Design - Michael Mahalchick
Video Design - John Jahnke
Video Edit - Tal Yarden
Stage Management - Karen Oughtred
Assistant SM - Dane Aska
Thank You - The Jerome Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Art, The Saint and the Devil, Inc.


Photos © Dixie Sheridan
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