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The List

By: Jennifer Tremblay

Production image for The List showing Maureen Beattie wearing a flowery cardigan and red top

The List

By: Jennifer Tremblay

Translated by: Shelley Tepperman

Directed by: Muriel Romanes

The List is an award winning story of a woman struggling to adjust to rural life. Increasingly isolated, she keeps life in order through obsessive list making where remembering to do something or neglecting it becomes the difference between life and death.

This Stellar Quines production stars award winning actress Maureen Beattie and is directed by Muriel Romanes with a creative team that includes Scottish artist John Byrne.

Awards for The List

  • Scotsman Fringe First Award 2012
  • Herald Angel Award 2012
  • Best Production 2012/13 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland

The List is the first part in Jennifer Tremblay’s powerful and evocative trilogy and is followed by The Carousel and The Deliverance. This Stellar Quines production was a European premiere and created for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2012. The production was designed for the Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall and also undertook a short Scottish tour. It returned to the Fringe and toured again in 2013.

"a gently stunning production"

by fest

“beautiful writing and endearing performance”

by Fringe Review

"It is as close to perfection as one could hope for"

by British Theatre Guide

"a sinister and gripping play with extreme power"

by Broadway Baby


  • Maureen Beattie

Creative Team

  • Jennifer Tremblay


  • Shelley Tepperman


  • Muriel Romanes


  • John Byrne


  • Philip Pinsky

    Sound Designer/Composer

  • Jeanine Byrne

    Lighting Design

  • Roland Fraser

    Set Design

  • Claire Willoughby

    Assistant Director

Tour History