School of Music, Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan

The Heiress

The Heiress

By Ruth and Augustus Goetz
Suggested by the novel Washington Square by Henry James

Department of Theatre & Drama
February 8-11, 2001 • Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre

Artistic Staff

Director: Philip Kerr
Assistant Director: Sarah-Jane Gwillim
Scenic Designer: David Garcia
Scenic Design Realization: Vincent Mountain
Costume Designer: Zelma H. Weisfeld
Lighting Designer: Harold F. Burgess II
Composer/Music Arranger: Brigit Knecht
Wig Designer: Guy Beck
Stage Manager: Alix Claps


Austin Sloper: Daniel Kahn
Catherine Sloper, his daughter: Christina Reynolds
Lavinia Penniman, his widowed sister: Maggie Sargent
Elizabeth Almond, his sister: Téhaura Henning
Marian Almond, Elizabeth’s daughter: Audra Ewing
Arthur Townsend: Marian’s fiancé: David Jones
Morris Townsend, Arthur’s cousin: Quinn Strassel
Mrs. Montgomery, Morris’s sister: Jennifer Lima
Maria, Dr. Sloper’s parlor maid: Kelly Leaman
Miss Garrison: Julie Strassel


The School of Music acknowledges the generosity of McKinley Associates, Inc. whose support has helped make this production possible.




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March 23, 2019