The Six of Calais & The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles

June 15, 2009

The Six of Calais (1934): The legendary story of how an extremely pregnant queen helped save the town of Calais from utter devastation.

The Simpleton of the Unexpected Isles (1934): Shaw’s epic-sized one-hour comedy about an experiment in living: The world is in an uproar over three couples, four children, one reformed pirate who is secretly a clergyman, and an angel.

Both written by George Bernard Shaw.


Narrator – Ms. Daphne Rubin-Vega
The Black Prince – Mr. Simon Kendall
Edward III – Mr. Victor Slezak
Queen Philippa – Ms. Donna Lynne Champlin
Eustache de St. Pierre – Mr. James Prendergast
Piers de Rosty – Mr. Josh Grisetti


Narrator – Mr. David Cote
Hugo Hyering – Mr. Victor Slezak
Wilks – Mr. Simon Kendall
Hannah – Ms. Donna Lynne Champlain
Pra, a Priest – Mr. John Bolton
Prola, a Priestess – Ms. Daphne Rubin-Vega
Lady Farwater – Ms. Nora Chester
Sir Charles Farwaters – Mr. James Prendergast
Phosphor Hammingtap – Mr. Josh Grisetti
Janga – Mr. Nathaniel Shaw
Kanchin – Mr. Jack Berenholtz
Maya – Ms. Georgia Warner
Vashti – Ms. Lucy Banks
Sheftall The Angel – Mr. Simon Kendall

Evening hosted by Mr. David Cote of TIME OUT NY

Produced and directed by Mr. David Staller

The Cast