Metanoia Theatre at the Mechanics Institute

270 Sydney Road
Brunswick Melbourne VIC

16 - 21 September 2014
Tue-Sat at 7pm, Sun 5 pm

David Ritchie
Gertraud Ingeborg

Stage Manager:
Natasha Brown

directed by
Scarlett Ritchie

02 9357 6853


Gertraud Ingeborg Biography

Gertraud Ingeborg has been working as a producer since 1982, when she founded Harlos Productions. She’s also a director and actress with many great roles to her credit, too numerous to list, including an appearance in Streetcar Named Desire (with Cate Blanchett, directed by Liv Ullmann, which toured Washington and New York).

King Lear

2 Players - 60 Minutes

Scarlett Ritchie Biography

Scarlett graduated from Theatre Nepean in 2004 in Sydney.  Her final credits were Julius Caesar (directed by Lee Lewis) and Pentecost (directed by Anthony Skuse). 

She has worked in theatre production in both South Africa and London.  In 2009 she Assistant Directed a production of Twelfth Night at the Sydney Theatre School and recently played Frankenstein’s Bride in a ten minute adaptation of Frankenstein for Short and Sweet, the worlds largest short play festival.

In 2006 and 2007 Scarlett doubled Cordelia/Oswald in consecutive productions of King Lear by Harlos Productions.  She continued her working relationship with Harlos in Hamlet, playing Ophelia for them in both 2009 and 2010.

David Ritchie Biography

Theatre: Hamlet (dir. & Claudius), King Lear (Lear), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Aegeus & Quince), Titus Andronicus (Titus), Othello (Iago), Tattoo, The Man Who, The Unexpected Man, Europeans, Ritter, Dene, Voss, Young Tycoons, The Doglogs. Film: Wolverine, Multiple Choice, Disgrace (3 awards), I Am Not Someone Else, Beneath Hill 60. Television: All Saints MRU, Chandon Pictures, Stupid Stupid Man, Out of the Blue, White Collar/Blue & Major Crime East West. Voice Work: Recently Puyi, The Last Emperor of China, which he narrated, won the Gold Medal in Toronto for Best Documentary. He has worked for the ABC, BBC, Discovery Channel, National Geographic, ZDF, NPR. Channel 4, & NHK, among others.  David is the male voice in The Lyric Voice – the innovative & highly acclaimed 15 ep. programme, devised & produced by Phil Carrick, featuring literature from 1400 to yesterday, which was twice aired nationally on ABC Classic FM in 2008. Another series is planned this year by popular demand.