Written during the Depression by George Kaufman and Moss Hart this comedy explores the eccentric lives of the Sycamores, a New York family, whose interests include collecting snakes, building fireworks, writing plays without hope of publishing, ballet…etc. These activities and the joyful dash of discoveries that the clan explore are suspended as the youngest member, Alice Sycamore becomes engaged to her company’s Vice President, Tony Kirby, and the two families must meet and come to an understanding.

Director: Jane Carnwath

Choreographer: Robin Hutton

Musical Director: Marilyn Campbell

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Sheridan Hall, Sheridan


Penelope Sycamore: Christine Ford
Essie: Stefanie Roth
Rheba: Liann Middlehurst
Paul Sycamore: Craig Marshall
Mr. De Pinna: Vince Staltari
Ed: Daniel Speck
Donald: Hank Verhoeven
Martin Vanderhof: Stephen Patterson
Alice: Robin Hutton
Henderson: Marcello Tulipano
Tony Kirby: Parres M. Allen
Boris Kolenkhov: Dustin Kane
Gay Wellington: Michelle Meichenbaum
Mr. Kirby: James Anderson
Mrs. Kirby: Laurie Hurst
Olga Katrina: Maria Ferrari
Three Men: Marcello Tulipano, G. Douglas Millar & Graham Vick


You Can’t Take It with You, Theatre Sheridan, musical theatre

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Original Citation

Carnwath, J. (Director). (1994, April 7 – 23). You can’t take it with you [Theatre Performance]. Oakville: Theatre Sheridan.

You Can’t Take It with You, April 7 – 23, 1994



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