The Dresser (Folger Theatre, 1999)

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Folger Theatre produced Ronald Harwood's The Dresser, directed by Michael Tolaydo, from April 2 to May 2, 1999.

Catherine Flye (Her Ladyship) and Ted van Griethuysen (Sir), The Dresser, by Ronald Harwood, directed by Michael Tolaydo, Folger Theatre, 1999. Photo by Ken Cobb.

The Production

Entertainment unions represented in Folger Theatre productions include United Scenic Artists (***), and the Actors' Equity Association (*), which includes members of the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers. Equity Membership Candidates are identified with (**).


  • Albert Coia**: Geoffrey Thornton
  • John Emmert: Mr. Oxenby
  • Catherine Flye*: Her Ladyship
  • Floyd King*: Norman
  • Cam Magee*: Madge
  • Ted van Griethuysen*: Sir
  • Sarah J. Wiggin**: Irene

Creative team

  • Ronald Harwood, Playwright
  • Michael Tolaydo, Director
  • Joseph B. Musumeci, Jr., Scenic Designer
  • Ayun Fedorcha, Lighting Designer
  • MaryAnn Powell***, Costume Designer
  • Scott Burgess, Original Music and Sound Designer
  • Elizabeth Baldwin, Properties Designer/Set Dressing
  • Cynthia Clark*, Stage Manager

Production team

  • Alison Mickey, Assistant Stage Manager
  • Meredith Sims, Master Electrician
  • Ron Figura, Wardrobe
  • Mike Daniels, Light Board Operator
  • John Kearney, Sound Board Operator
  • Andres Talero, Production Assistant
  • Abdul Hamid, Production Assistant
  • Walter Berry, Set Construction
  • Bill Fecke, House Management
  • David Peters, House Management

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Janet M. Clark, Production Manager

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