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Top Girls
Written by Caryl Churchill
Directed by Joyce Piven
July 6, 1997


Lynne Baker:
Waitress / Jeanine / NellCraige Christensen*:
Pope Joan / Louise

Lynn Hirsch:
Isabella Bird / Win

Kristin Randall:
Hostess / Kit / Shona

Kathleen Ruhl:
Dull Gret / Mrs. Kidd

Justine Scarpa:

Gita Tanner:
Lady Nijo / Joyce

Joanne Underwood:
Patient Griselda / Angie* member Actor's Equity Association


Asst. Director:
Jennifer Green
Production Manager:
Jennifer Sultz
Stage Manager:
Wendy Walshe
Lighting Design:
Byrne Piven / Andrew Meyers
Set Design:
Robert G. Smith
Costume Design:
Cecilia Rubalcava
Gretchen Glader
Set Construction:
David Schulte
Musical Consultant:
Shira Piven
Dialect Coach:
Gillian Lane-Plescia
Prop Design:
Michael Stock / Wendy Walshe
Bob Tanner
Graphic Design:
Eric Savlin

Top Girls is a triumphant, unapologetic play, and this cast steps into its world with the necessary strength and gusto. --Gabrielle S. Kaplan, Chicago Reader