The Country Wife

The Country Wife

Ark Theatre at the Hayworth    4/17/2009 - 5/30/2009 (schedule)

Category:  Comedy

The Ark Theatre Company at the Hayworth rolls into the second production of its 10th anniversary season with a rollicking production of William Wycherly’s cuckolding classic, “The Country Wife.” The assorted philandering and hypocrisies of London’s Restoration elite are laid bare in Wycherly’s scathing but hilarious masterpiece.

The aptly named Harry Horner hatches a scurrilous plan to bed the upper crust ladies of London by feigning impotence. Convinced he is harmless, the city’s stuffed shirts allow him ready access to their wives while the “virtuous” wives are quite delighted to have an acceptable cover for their clandestine affairs. When the ...Read More

Antony Ferguson.... Pinchwife
Caroline Sharp.... Mrs. Pinchwife
Darin Toonder.... Horner
David Glasser.... Dorilant
Helene McCardle.... Lady Fidget
Jaxon Duff Gwillim.... Sir Jasper Fidget
Jen Albert.... Mrs. Squeamish
Jim Hanna.... Quack
JoAnna Jocelyn.... Old Lady Squeamish
Kenn Johnson.... Harcourt
Patty Robinson.... Lucy
Peter Ross Stephens.... Sparkish
Renee Scott.... Mrs. Dainty Fidget
Scot Carlisle.... Sparkish (u/s)
Tracy Eliott.... Alithea
*=featured role

Richard Tatum ....  Director
Stephaine Boltjes ....  Stage Manager
Chris Moscatiello ....  sound designer
Christina Silvoso ....  Set Designer
Denise Nakamura ....  Costume Designer


"... a great evening being entertained by the fantastic cast"
LA Weekly says "GO!"
by Sandra Ross
LA Weekly 5/25/09
LA Weekly says "GO!"
"A sexual creampuff of delight!"
by Sandra Ross
LA Weekly 5/25/09

Record created by: CSharp

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