Cast Members
The Flowering Peach
(Order of Appearance)
Robert Duquette as Noah
Lucy Bly as Esther
Tyler Rowe as Japheth
Michael McGill as Shem
Elizabeth Chouinard as Leah
Eddie Camara as Ham
Linda Landry-Pires as Rachel
Jillian Lauren Rapoza as Goldie
Frank Mitchell as Tax Collector
Heather Lecuyer as Leon the Lion
Marilyn Duquette as Townsperson
David LaBrie as Townsperson
Heather Lecuyer as Townsperson
Frank Mitchell as Townsperson
Production Crew
The Flowering Peach
Stage Manager ... Judy Lemay
Set Design ... Trevor Elliott
Lighting Design ... Lawrence R. Houbre, Jr.
Sound Design ... William C. Smith
Costume Design ... Suzanne Bergeron
Makeup/Hair Styles ... Suzanne Bergeron
Puppet Construction ... Elizabeth Rapoza
Properties ... Cheryl Day
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The Flowering Peach

by Clifford Odets; Directed by Robin Richard
  • Sep 16-18, 2010, 8:00 PM;
  • Sep 19, 2010, 3:00 PM;
  • Sep 22-25, 2010, 8:00 PM;
  • Sep 26, 2010, 3:00 PM

The story of mankind living out its destiny under the benevolent eye of God. There were giants on the earth in those days of the Deluge. In spirit Noah was the greatest. It is Mr. Odets\' mood not to put him on a pedestal but to characterize him as the worried head of a family of ordinary individuals. A peevish though loving hero who feels himself close to God...the story of how Noah persuades his skeptical family that God has given all of them a mission, how they bicker, yet do the job obediently, how God helps them solve the most prodigious problems, how they scamper into the ark when the rains fall. All this, told with sympathetic humor in the form of a folk fable, ought to be enough to delight and move any theatre-goer. In the second act the voyager concludes triumphantly with the grounding of the ark, the flowering of the peach, and the departure of the family in their several ways to replenish and fructify the earth. It is a triumphant conclusion, but after a long series of quarrels and sorrows.

In this play Odets doesn\'t change the language to make it Biblical ... he still writes like Odets. It\'s a comedy. Suddenly, you get Noah and his wife bantering with each other like two old members of the Yiddish theatre, you get the classic Odets dialogue, crackling off the page.

(Linda Costa)
Tax Collector