In the fall of 2002 I was in my first play: Two Precious Maidens Ridiculed
one of two one-act plays by Molière
produced by the Foothill College
theatre arts department (the other was Sganarelle or the Imaginary Cuckold
The play ran from October 25 to November 10. Here are some pictures (ok, a lot)
of the cast and crew...
Me as a (scary) clown.
The other clown is Elan Freydenson.
Elan and I also played sedan chair porters. We carried Masquerille (Rooben
Morgan) onto the stage.
Christian Thomas as Jodelet (in pink), and Rooben Morgan as Masquerille (in
Shannon Warrick (Gorgibus in Two Precious Maidens Ridiculed)
Kimberly Smith (Marotte)
Heather Hemingway (Cathos) and Jacqueline Hillsman (Magdelon)
Kevin Major (Du Croisy) and Noah Martin (La Grange)
Noah and Nafees Hamid (Lelie)
Two Precious Maidens' director Janis Bergmann (holding the flowers), with
Heather, Shannon and Jackie.
Ray Blackshear (Gorgibus in Sganarelle; yes, Moliére sometimes
reused character names)
The kids: "Are you George Washington?"
Jennifer Vaillancourt (Celie)
Dan Vekhter (Dorant, Gros Rene, Servant and Villebrequette)
Laleh Imanverdi (Martine)
SuZ Levitz (Lizette) and Nafees Hamid
Reneysh Vittal, Laleh and Jen
Dan, Jen, Laleh and David Hundsness (Sganarelle)