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May 9 – October 2 |
Opens June 1
Drama

ALL MY SONS

by Arthur Miller
Director Martha Henry

Risk the security of your loved ones or gamble with the lives of strangers? In this gripping classic by acclaimed playwright Arthur Miller, all it takes is one dark secret to shatter a family’s American Dream.

This production is dedicated to the memory of sound designer Todd Charlton.  

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Production support is generously provided by Larry Enkin & family in memory of Sharon Enkin, by Dr. Desta Leavine in memory of Pauline Leavine, by Esther & Sam Sarick in honour of Martha Henry and by Jack Whiteside.

Support for the 2016 season of the Tom Patterson Theatre is generously provided by Richard Rooney & Laura Dinner.

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CAST & CREATIVE

    Joseph Ziegler
    Joe Keller

    2016: Duncan in Macbeth, Joe Keller in All My Sons and Vilhalm Foldal in John Gabriel Borkman. Ninth season. Stratford: 2015 season: The Diary of Anne Frank, She Stoops to Conquer and The Last Wife. Joseph was part of the Stratford company from 1983 to 1987, acting in Love's Labour's Lost, Henry IV, Part 1, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Twelfth Night, The Winter's Tale, Cymbeline, Pericles, Measure for Measure and many others. In 2000 he directed Paul Gross as Hamlet, and in 2009 he appeared in Morris Panych's play The Trespassers. Elsewhere: Founding member of Soulpepper, where he has directed and acted in many plays, including Our Town, Death of a Salesman and A Christmas Carol. He has had a long association with the Shaw Festival, as an actor and as director of plays such as When We Are Married, Harvey, Major Barbara and Widowers' Houses.

    Lucy Peacock
    Kate Keller

    2016: Kate Keller in All My Sons and Mrs. Gunhild Borkman in John Gabriel Borkman. 29th season. Stratford: 29 seasons at Stratford include Mrs. Hardcastle (She Stoops to Conquer), Mary Stuart, Judith Bliss (Hay Fever), Mrs. Sullen (The Beaux' Stratagem), Elora (The Thrill), Masha (Three Sisters), Dolly (Hello, Dolly!), Anna (The King and I), Nana (For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again), The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead, Regan (King Lear, Tony-nominated production), Rosalind, Viola, Portia, Lady Macbeth, Beatrice, Desdemona, the Duchess of Malfi, and the popular cabaret series Late Night with Lucy. Elsewhere: Winnie in Happy Days at the National Theatre School and Paulina in Groundling Theatre's The Winter's Tale in Toronto. Queen Lear at the University of Northern Colorado. Author of Limericks by Lucy Peacock as the Duchess of Malfi: Written as She Lay Dead on the Stage.

    Sarah Afful
    Ann Deever
    2016: Lady Macduff in Macbeth, Ann Deever in All My Sons and Mrs. Fanny Wilton in John Gabriel Borkman. Fifth season. Stratford: Player Queen, Hamlet; Bianca, The Taming of the Shrew; Rosaline, Love's Labour's Lost; Tiger Lily, Alice Through the Looking-Glass; A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Chamber Play; Mariana, Measure for Measure; Mary Stuart; Elektra; The Pirates of Penzance. Birmingham Conservatory: Viola, Twelfth Night; Hermione, The Winter's Tale. Elsewhere: Small Axe (Project Humanity/The Theatre Centre); Margaret, Much Ado About Nothing; Octavia/Iris, Antony and Cleopatra (Bard on the Beach); Macbeth: nach Shakespeare (Conspiracy/Gas Heart); Saint Monica, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Pound of Flesh/Pacific Theatre); The Eighth Land (PI Theatre). Film/TV: iZombie, Smallville, Caprica, Eureka, The Perfect Score, American Dreams. Recordings: Days of Old (Neworld Theatre/CBC). Training: Birmingham Conservatory; BFA Acting, UBC; Lyric School of Acting. Awards: Mary Savidge Award, Artistic Director's Award (Stratford). Online: @SarahAfful1. Et cetera: "Thanks and respect to Dru, Esi Edugyan and Steve Price."
    Michael Blake
    George Deever
     2016: Macduff in Macbeth and George Deever in All My Sons. Fifth season. Stratford: King Lear, Dream, Beaux' Stratagem, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers, The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado, Henry V, Twelfth Night, The Merry Wives. Elsewhere: Martin Luther King (The Mountaintop) (Theatre Kingston); Edmund (King Lear) (Theatre Calgary/Bard on the Beach); Small Axe (Project Humanity); Simba (The Lion King) (Mirvish/Disney); Clybourne Park (Citadel); Scientific Americans (SideMart/Segal Centre); Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet), Eilif (Mother Courage), Nativity, A Christmas Carol (NAC); Othello (Othello), Angelo (The Comedy of Errors) (Bard on the Beach); Gratiano/Morocco (The Merchant of Venice) (SITR); Mitch (…Spelling Bee) (Belfry/Arts Club); As You Like It, A Raisin in the Sun, Blink, Three Sisters, Time of Your Life, Threepenny Opera (Soulpepper); Rock and Roll (Canadian Stage); Wilbur County Blues (Blyth). Upcoming: The Beast/Prince in Disney's Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Aquarius). Film/TV:The Expanse, Senior Trip, YTV Rocks, Degrassi Junior High. Training: NTS, Soulpepper, St. Michael's Choir School. Online: Twitter: @samo_crown.
    Tim Campbell
    Chris Keller
    2016: Angus in Macbeth, Chris Keller in All My Sons  and Carol in Bunny. Eighth season. Stratford (selected): Hamlet (twice), Julius Caesar, The Tempest, Macbeth, As You Like It, Titus Andronicus, Henry IV (1), Henry IV (2), Henry V, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Antony and Cleopatra, Troilus and Cressida. Elsewhere: Recent credits include Venus in Fur (ATP); Twelve Angry Men, Death of a Salesman, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Soulpepper); Jane Eyre (MTC); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, D.C.); Death of a Salesman (Citadel); Private Lives (Chicago Shakespeare). Film/TV (selected): Reign, Republic of Doyle, Warehouse 13, Nikita, The L.A. Complex, Saving Hope, Deadly Hope, The Firm, Lost Girl, Against the Wall, Combat Hospital, Flashpoint, Murdoch Mysteries, Killshot, Hollywoodland. Awards: Dora Award, Best Ensemble (Twelve Angry Men). Past recipient of the Dora Mavor Moore Guthrie Award (for outstanding contribution to the Stratford Festival).
    Rodrigo Beilfuss
    Frank Lubey
     2016: Young Siward in Macbeth, Frank Lubey in All My Sons and Fellow Countryman in The Aeneid. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Recent credits: Hamlet (Bravura Theatre), Sea Wall (Theatre by the River), The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare in the Ruins). Additional Shakespeare credits: King Lear (University of Winnipeg), The Two Gentlemen of Verona (TBTR), The Winter's Tale (Tom-Tom), The Merchant of Venice (SIR), Richard III, Measure for Measure (LAMDA). Credits as a director include the Canadian premières of Lungs, Bull, Generous and Cock (TBTR) and Private Lives (assistant director - Royal MTC). Training: The University of Winnipeg, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Online: rodrigobeilfuss.com; @RBeilfuss. Et cetera: Originally from Brazil, Rod moved to Winnipeg at age 18, where he discovered that Shakespeare made him feel tremendously giddy. He eventually moved to England in order to pursue classical training and now it feels good to call Stratford home!
    Maxwell Croft-Fraser
    Bert (alternate)
     2016: Bert in All My Sons. Stratford debut. Et cetera: Maxwell comes from a very theatrical family. He is an orange belt in karate and has also studied Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai. He's in French Immersion at Anne Hathaway Public School. Maxwell would like to dedicate his performance to his entire family but especially to his big sister, Olivia Croft, who graced these stages when she was exactly his age.
    Jessica B. Hill
    Lydia Lubey
     2016: Lady Macbeth's Attendant in Macbeth, Lydia Lubey in All My Sons  and  Lola in Bunny. Second season. Stratford: Dame Pliant (The Alchemist), Maiden Priestess (Pericles). Birmingham Conservatory: Duchess of York/Richard (Richard III), Paulina (The Winter's Tale). Elsewhere: Ilona Szabo (The Play's the Thing), Petra (An Enemy of the People) (Segal Centre); Heartbreaker (Les Zinspirés 2.0) (Théâtre français de Toronto); Lena Horne (Joe Louis: An American Romance) (Infinithéâtre); Holly (The Lady Smith) (Black Theatre Workshop); Zerbinette (Scapin), Ursula (Much Ado About Nothing) (Repercussion Theatre); Tamora (Titus Andronicus) (Montreal Shakespeare Theatre Company); Jehanne (Jehanne of the Witches) (Tableau d'Hôte). Film/TV: 30 vies (Radio-Canada); The Jensen Project (Muse Entertainment); The Battle of Wills (Informaction). Training: Birmingham Conservatory; McGill University; Dawson College. Awards: Elsa Bolam Award (2006); Brian Cloutte Award (2005). Online: jessicabhill.com. Et cetera: "Boundless gratitude to my friends and family for their love and support."
    Robert King
    Understudy
    2016: First Murderer, Cathness in Macbeth and understudy in All My Sons. 23rd season. Stratford: Hamlet, Shrew, Love's Labour's Lost, The Three Musketeers, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Richard II, Cymbeline, King Lear, Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Dream, Pericles, Henry V, Henry VI, Shoemakers Holiday, Treasure Island, Count of Monte Cristo, Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Grapes of Wrath, Home, Of Mice and Men, The Diary of Anne Frank, Ah, Wilderness!, Quiet in the Land, The Donnellys. Elsewhere: A Wind in the Willows Christmas, The Yalta Game, Afterplay, Falling: A Wake (Alternative Theatre Works); Bolsheviki (world première, Infinithéâtre/ATW); Owen in The Melville Boys (world première, TNB); five seasons with Blyth Festival: I'll Be Back Before Midnight, Garrison's Garage, Country Hearts. Et cetera: A proud "Domie" - Dawson College's Dome Theatre program. Robert lives in Stratford with his wife, Peggy, and children, Mary and Lawrence.
    Krystin Pellerin
    Understudy
    2016: Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Maggie in Bunny and understudy in All My Sons. Second season. Stratford: Joyce in Possible Worlds (2015). Elsewhere: Emily in Our Town, Luisa in The Fantasticks, Mary Snow in Salt-Water Moon, Cathleen in Long Day's Journey Into Night, Cecily in Travesties, Debbie in The Real Thing (Soulpepper); Nellie in Floyd Collins (Patrick St. Productions/Talk Is Free); Kate in The Little Years (NAC/Neptune); Viola in Twelfth Night, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing (Shakespeare by the Sea, NL). Film/TV: Anne Boleyn in Reign (CW). Series lead: Leslie Bennett in Republic of Doyle (CBC). Guest appearances on The Tudors (Showtime/CBC), Lost Girl (Showcase), Saving Hope, The Listener (CTV). Training: National Theatre School of Canada. Awards: Gemini Award nomination: Best Actress in a Dramatic Series, Republic of Doyle. Jessie Award nomination: Best Supporting Actress in a Musical, Floyd Collins. Online: Twitter: @krystinpellerin. Et cetera: "Love to my family. I'm so thankful."
    Brandon Scheidler
    Bert (alternate)
     2016: Bert in All My Sons. Stratford debut. Background: From a very early age, Brandon has dreamed of being an actor and has been keen to pursue his passion. His journey has included participation in various school plays, theatre summer camp and the drama club at school. Brandon's other hobbies and interests include his swimming club, video games and all things Star Wars! Brandon is thrilled to be part of the 2016 Festival season.
    Lanise Antoine Shelley
    Sue Bayliss
     2016: Third Witch in Macbeth, Sue Bayliss in All My Sons and Elissa, Lucy, Helen in The Aeneid. Stratford debut. Chicago: Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Adriana in The Comedy of Errors (Short Shakespeare!, Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Goodman Theatre; Lookingglass Theatre; Backroom Shakespeare. Elsewhere: Two Plays by Sophocles (Outside the Wire); A Midsummer Night's Dream, Julius Caesar (Shakespeare Santa Cruz); Eurydice, The Night is a Child, The Glass Menagerie, Gem of the Ocean, King Lear, Intimate Apparel, Sueno,Young Lady from Rwanda, Lady Windermere's Fan, The Crucible (Milwaukee Repertory Theatre); American Repertory Theatre; Indiana Repertory Theater; Book-It Repertory Theater; Seattle Repertory Theatre. Film/TV: Chicago Fire (NBC), Goodman Theatre's Stop. Reset., Discovery World. Training: MFA from ART/MXAT at Harvard University; BFA from Cornish College of the Arts; certificate from BADA, Oxford, England; Birmingham Conservatory, 2015/2016 Chicago Fellow. Et cetera: Instagram: @Lantoines. "All things for my mom, Heidi and Jessi."
    E.B. Smith
    Dr. Jim Bayliss

    2016: Seyton in Macbeth, Dr. Jim Bayliss in All My Sons  and  The Scavenger, Allecto's Son in The Aeneid. Sixth season. Stratford: Juan Murillo (The Physicists), Thaliard, Leonine (Pericles), Eilif (Mother Courage), Melun (King John), Alexas (Antony and Cleopatra), Bellievre (Mary Stuart), Abhorson (Measure for Measure), Cymbeline, Elektra, Richard III, Titus Andronicus. Elsewhere: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (The Mountaintop) (The Grand); Big Sam (Gone With the Wind) (RMTC); Seyton (Macbeth), Friar Laurence (Romeo and Juliet) (Chicago Shakespeare); Macduff (Macbeth) (First Folio Theatre); King (King Hedley II) (Karamu); Moustique (Dream on Monkey Mountain); Junior (Before It Hits Home); Cleveland Play House; Idaho Shakespeare Festival; Theater Wit, Chicago; The Great Lakes Theater Festival. Film/TV: The Beast (Sony), Ask Gilby, Maybe By Then, Thunder Bay (PBS). Training: Ohio University, Birmingham Conservatory. Et cetera: E.B. would like to dedicate his work to his parents and grandmother, and to the memory of his Papa, who will always be in the front row.

    Emilio Vieira
    Understudy
     2016: Donalbain in Macbeth, Justin in Bunny and understudy in All My Sons. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Father in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Hastings/King Richard III in Richard III (Birmingham Conservatory); Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet (Guild Festival Theatre); Charles/Amiens in As You Like It, Lucius Andronicus in Titus Andronicus (Canadian Stage); Talbot in Henry VI, Part 1, Scullery in Road, Cassius in Julius Caesar (York University). Film/TV: Santiago in The Soliloquies of Santiago (webseries). Radio/Recordings: Dan in Priceless. Training: Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre; BFA Specialized Honours in Acting, York University; Intermediate Actor-Combatant, Rapier Wit. Et cetera: Emilio thanks his mentors and all teachers who foster a love of storytelling in their students and dedicates this season to the two most influential teachers in his life: Ma and Pop.
    Arthur Miller
    Playwright

    Playwright: All My Sons

    Born in Harlem, New York City, on October 17, 1915, Arthur Miller studied playwriting at the University of Michigan. His first Broadway play, The Man Who Had All the Luck, produced in 1944, was not a commercial success, but All My Sons, in 1947, achieved both popular and critical acclaim, winning the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play and Tony Awards for Miller and for director Elia Kazan. Death of a Salesman followed in 1949, winning not only another New York Drama Critics' Circle Award and Tonys for play and playwright, but also the Pulitzer Prize. The Crucible, produced in 1953, also won a Tony for Best Play.

    Miller's other plays include A View From the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays (1955), After the Fall (1964), Incident at Vichy (1964), The Price (1968), The Creation of the World and Other Business (1972), The Archbishop's Ceiling (1977), The American Clock (1980), The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (1991), The Last Yankee (1993), Broken Glass (1994), Mr. Peters' Connections (1998), Resurrection Blues (2002) and Finishing the Picture (2004).

    Other works include a novel, Focus (1945), the screenplay for The Misfits (1960), the memoir Salesman in Beijing (1984) and the autobiography Timebends (1988). Short fiction includes the collection I Don't Need You Anymore (1967), the novella Homely Girl, a Life (1995) and Presence: Stories (2007).

    In 1999, Miller received a special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. His many other distinctions include the National Medal for the Arts in 1993, the 1995 Olivier Award for Broken Glass, two Emmys, an Obie, a BBC Best Play Award, the George Foster Peabody Award, a Gold Medal for Drama from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Literary Lion Award from the New York Public Library, the John F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Algur Meadows Award.

    He received honorary degrees from Oxford University and Harvard University and was awarded the Prix Molière of the French theatre. He died on February 10, 2005.

    Martha Henry
    Director
    2016: Director of All My Sons. Associate director: Birmingham Conservatory. 42nd season. For Stratford: Director: She Stoops to Conquer (Lucy Peacock, Joseph Ziegler) Brief Lives (Douglas Rain), Richard II (Geordie Johnson), Richard III (Tom McCamus), Antony and Cleopatra (Peter Donaldson, Diane D'Aquila), Of Mice and Men (Graham Greene), An Enemy of the People (David Fox), Three Sisters (Lucy Peacock), Timothy Findley's Elizabeth Rex (Diane D'Aquila, Brent Carver), Measure for Measure (Geraint Wyn Davies), Mother Courage and Her Children (Seana McKenna). Artistic Director: London's Grand Theatre, 1988-1994. For the Shaw Festival: The Royal Family (Goldie Semple, Patricia Hamilton), Autumn Garden (Sharry Flett), Hedda Gabler (Moya O'Connell, Jim Mezon). Elsewhere: She has directed across Canada, including Red (Randy Hughson) for The Segal Centre in Montreal. Ms Henry has been honoured with a Governor General's Lifetime Achievement Award, Stratford's Legacy Award and seven honorary doctorates. She is a Companion of the Order of Canada and a Member of the Order of Ontario.
    Douglas Paraschuk
    Set designer
     2016: Set Designer of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and All My Sons. 27th season. Stratford: Design coordinator for 22 seasons. Festival credits include Carousel, She Stoops to Conquer, Man of La Mancha, Hay Fever, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers, The Merchant of Venice, West Side Story, Cabaret, My One and Only, South Pacific, The Measure of Love, Ruth Draper on Tour, As You Like It, Patience, Macbeth, The Importance of Being Earnest, Collected Stories, Dracula, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, In the Ring, Waiting for Godot. Elsewhere: Director of Design: opening of Olympic Anti-Doping Headquarters, 2011 Arab Games, 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Opening, Medals and Closing Ceremonies and, most recently, the opening of World Handball Championships in Doha. He has designed for television, theatre, film, touring productions and international events, and has created hundreds of productions for regional theatres across Canada and around the world.
    Dana Osborne
    Costume designer
     2016: Costume designer of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and All My Sons. 16th season. Stratford: Costume designer of 16 productions. Set and costume designer: Henry IV, Part 1. Elsewhere: Pacific Opera, Soulpepper, Grand, YPT, Thousand Islands, Globe, Factory. Online: danaosborne.ca. Et cetera:  "I would like to thank the incredible artists, past and present, in the costume and properties shops for their talents, ingenuity and collaboration. A season like this truly highlights all they have taught me over the past 16 seasons and I am forever grateful."

     

    Louise Guinand
    Lighting designer
     2016: Lighting designer of All My Sons. 30th season. Stratford: Over 60 productions including She Stoops to Conquer, The Winter's Tale, All's Well That Ends Well, A Delicate Balance, Elizabeth Rex, Long Day's Journey Into Night. Elsewhere: Ms Guinand has designed lights for over 500 shows across Canada and the United States at many theatres, including the Shaw Festival, National Arts Centre, Grand Theatre, WCTC, Canadian Stage, Globe Theatre, Soulpepper, Kennedy Center, Arena Stage and Neptune. Recent productions include Top Girls, Light Up the Sky (Shaw); Fly Me to the Moon (Grand); The Secret Mask, The Drowning Girls (Globe); Mary Poppins (WCTC); The Wizard of Oz (YPT). Training: A graduate of Queen's University and the National Theatre School. Awards: One Dora Award. Multiple Dora and Sterling nominations.
    Todd Charlton
    Sound designer
     2016: Sound designer of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and All My Sons. 19th season. Elsewhere: Prior to his sudden and tragically early passing on April 15 this year, Todd had been designing sound and making music professionally for over 25 years. Credits include Soulpepper (Yours Forever, Marie-Lou), nine seasons with Blyth Festival (Stag and Doe, Vimy and many other world premières of new Canadian plays), Tarragon (The Trouble with Mr. Adams, The Valley,No Great Mischief, Democracy, Scorched), 11 seasons with Theatre Sheridan (Damn Yankees,Chess, In the Heights, Gypsy), 11 seasons for YPT and countless other shows for companies across Canada. Awards: Four Dora nominations for Outstanding Sound Design. Training: Honours English and Drama, UWO. Banff School of Fine Arts. Et cetera: Member of ADC, AF of M. A long-time resident of Stratford, Todd leaves his wife, Melissa, and his his three boys, Harper, Jack and Devlin.
    John Stead
    Fight director
     2016: Head of Stage Combat. Fight Director of Macbeth, All My SonsThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, As You Like It, A Little Night MusicBreath of Kings: Rebellion and Breath of Kings: Redemption. 23rd season. Stratford: Fight director, 200+ productions. Elsewhere: 500+ productions, including 15 seasons with Shaw Festival. Film director: Cyborg Soldier, Troubled Waters, Good Morning Tomorrow, The Waking, The Hot Flash, End Game, Charon's Obal. TV director: Dark Matter, Bitten, The Bobby Buck Show, XIII, Lost Girl, Earth: Final Conflict, Tracker, Mutant X, The Dresden Files, The Adventures of Sinbad. 400+ film/TV credits as stunt coordinator/action director. Teaching: Numerous universities and colleges, including NTS; master instructor, Academy of Dramatic Combat. Awards: Award of Excellence (Canadian International Film Festival); Genre Award for Best Suspense (BNFF); Derek F. Mitchell Artistic Director's Award, Tyrone Guthrie Award (Stratford); Judges' Choice Award (15 Minutes of Fame International Film Festival); Best Short First Runner-Up (Ticket to Hollywood International Film and Screenplay Festival); Best Short Award nominee (Directors' Guild of Canada). Online: johnstead.com; IMDB: imdb.com/name/nm0824093/.
    Krista Jackson
    Associate director
     2016: Associate director of All My Sons. Third season. Stratford: Assistant director: Love's Labour's Lost, Mother Courage and Her Children.Elsewhere: Director: Fly Me to the Moon, Much Ado About Nothing (The Grand); Bittergirl: The Musical (upcoming), Private Lives, The Seagull, The Seafarer (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre); Dying to Be Thin (Manitoba Theatre for Young People); The Miser of Middlegate (zone41 theatre/Theatre Projects Manitoba); Village Wooing (zone41 theatre). Assistant director: Hedda Gabler, Misalliance, His Girl Friday (Shaw Festival). Training: Stratford Festival's Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction (2014 and 2015); Shaw Festival's Neil Munro Intern Directors Project (2012). Awards: Jean Gascon Award - Stratford Tyrone Guthrie Award (2015), Gina Wilkinson Prize (2013). Online: kristajackson.com; zone41.ca. Et cetera: Artistic Director of zone41 theatre, Associate Artistic Director at The Grand Theatre 2014/2015.
    Nancy Anne Perrin
    Assistant designer
     2016: Assistant designer of All My Sons. Third season. Elsewhere: Set, costume and/or projection designs include Hamlet (Hart House); Deceitful Above All Things (For the Brave/SummerWorks); Parents Night and The Bigger Issue (CrazyLady); DeliMax (Teatron); Pitch Blonde (Convections/Next Stage); Waterfront: The Blessing and Shed (Les Nouvelles/SummerWorks); Rabbit Rabbit (Rather Undisciplined/SummerWorks); Magicien d'Oz (Le Théâtre La Roulotte); Cabaret, Stop Heart and Shouting (NTS). Training: Graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada's Set and Costume Design Program; BFA in Theatre Design and Production, University of Victoria.
    C.J. Astronomo
    Assistant lighting designer
     2016: Assistant lighting designer of All My Sons, Breath of Kings: Rebellion, Breath of Kings: Redemption and John Gabriel Borkman. Fifth season. Stratford: She Stoops to Conquer, Carousel (2015); Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Man of La Mancha (2014); Blithe Spirit (2013); 42nd Street, …Charlie Brown, Wanderlust (2012). Elsewhere: Selected lighting design: the marquise of O (the red light district); The Rocky Horror Show, Another Home Invasion (Sudbury Theatre Centre); Impulse Festival (Soulpepper); Post Eden (Suburban Beast); Obeah Opera (b current); Oh, the Humanity… (Outside the March); Serious Money (Nightwood Theatre/Ryerson Theatre School). Associate lighting designer: Alice Through the Looking-Glass (Charlottetown Festival); Gimme Shelter (Why Not Theatre); HER2 (Nightwood Theatre); HOMEbody (Shannon Litzenberger). Training: BFA - Ryerson Theatre School. Awards: 2015 SummerWorks Award for Design; T.H.E.A.T.R.E. Award (RTS 2009); Paul Eck Award (RTS 2008); Audit Stub Award (RTS 2008); C.J. has also been nominated for the Pauline McGibbon Award. Et cetera: "Mahal kita, Nanay."

     

    Geoff Scovell
    Associate fight director
    2016: Associate fight director of Macbeth, All My SonsThe Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, As You Like It, Shakespeare in Love, A Little Night MusicBreath of Kings: Rebellion and Breath of Kings: Redemption. Sixth season. Stratford: Associate fight director (selected): Hamlet, The Physicists, Pericles, The Taming of the Shrew, Oedipus Rex, King Lear, Crazy for You, King John, Man of La Mancha, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers, Othello. Assistant fight director: Fiddler on the Roof, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Count of Monte Cristo. Elsewhere: Fight director: Peter and the Starcatcher, Sweet Charity (Shaw); Don Giovanni, War and Peace (COC); The Godot Cycle (Yes Let's Go); Mirandolina (Soulpepper); Romeo and Juliet (ShakespeareWorks). Film/TV: Stunt performer (selected): Suicide Squad, Dark Matter, Killjoys, 12 Monkeys, Bitten, The Strain, Covert Affairs, Pompeii, Robocop, Reign, Orphan Black, Assassins Creed: Unity, Carrie, Total Recall, Lost Girl. Training: BFA, Ryerson University. Awards: Paddy Crean: excellence in stage combat. Online: @GeoffScovell. Et cetera: This season is dedicated to the memory of Joel Harris.
    Ann Stuart
    Stage manager
    2016: Stage manager of All My Sons. 35th season. Stratford: Ann has worked in all four of the Festival's theatres on over 70 productions, including 29 of Shakespeare's plays, with Artistic Directors Michael Langham, Robin Phillips, John Neville, David William, Richard Monette and Antoni Cimolino. This is her seventh collaboration with Martha Henry. For the past nine years she worked as Coordinator of the Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre under Director Martha Henry. Recent Conservatory projects were Six Characters in Search of an Author, directed by Christopher Newton, and Richard III, directed by Martha Henry. This one is for my family - my husband, Ross, and our daughter, Nel, in whose memory we will always strive to "be better."
    Bruno Gonsalves
    Assistant stage manager
    2016: Assistant stage manager of All My Sons and John Gabriel Borkman. 25th season. Stratford: Mr. Gonsalves has worked as a production stage manager, stage manager (The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Palmer Park, The Trojan Women, Henry IV, Part 1, Wingfield's Inferno, Cymbeline, No Exit, The Lunatic, the Lover and the Poet, Tempest-Tost, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Wingfield Unbound, The Boy Friend) and assistant stage manager (The Physicists, The Alchemist, The Matchmaker, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Three Sisters, An Ideal Husband, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Waiting for Godot, Sweet Bird of Youth, Romeo and Juliet, The Gondoliers, King John, Bacchae, The Merchant of Venice, Uncle Vanya, Bonjour, là, Bonjour). Elsewhere: London's Grand Theatre, Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Young People's Theatre, Theatre New Brunswick, Tarragon Theatre, Citadel Theatre, Toronto Dance Theatre, Vancouver Playhouse and Mirvish.
    Corinne Richards
    Assistant stage manager
    2016: Assistant stage manager of Macbeth and All My Sons. 29th season. Stratford: Festival productions include 20 Shakespearean plays (some multiple times) plus The Physicists, The Beaux' Stratagem, The Thrill, Wanderlust, The Grapes of Wrath, The Homecoming, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again, Home, Memoir, Les Belles-Soeurs, Phaedra, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Amadeus, Little Women, The Country Wife, Pride and Prejudice, An Ideal Husband, Ghosts, The Lark and a 1998 run at the City Center in New York City of Much Ado About Nothing and The Miser. Elsewhere: Corinne has also worked for the Grand Theatre, Manitoba Theatre Centre, the National Arts Centre, the Red Barn Theatre and Douglas Beattie Productions. Training: University of Waterloo.
    Linsey Callaghan
    Apprentice stage manager
    2016: Apprentice stage manager of All My Sons. Third season. Stratford: Production assistant of Fiddler on the Roof, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers and The Merchant of Venice. Apprentice stage manager of King Lear and The Beaux' Stratagem. Elsewhere: Apprentice stage manager of Chimerica, Sherlock Holmesand the Case of the Jersey Lily, The Seagull, A Christmas Story (Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre); Les Misérables (Rainbow Stage); James and the Giant Peach (Manitoba Theatre for Young People); Initiation Trilogy (Electric Company Theatre); Gifts of the Magi and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Chemainus Theatre Festival). Stage manager of Danny, King of the Basement (Manitoba Theatre for Young People). Training: Graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada's Production Program.
    Judy Farthing
    Production stage manager
    2016: Production stage manager of the Tom Patterson Theatre and stage manager of Breath of Kings: Redemption. Second season. Stratford: Stage manager of Oedipus Rex. Elsewhere: 17 seasons with the Shaw Festival, production stage manager from 2003 to 2011. Favourite productions with the Shaw Festival include My Fair Lady, Gypsy, You Can't Take It With You, Detective Story, All My Sons, Chaplin, The Madras House, Man and Superman, Peter Pan and Lady Windermere's Fan. Numerous productions with The Grand Theatre including The Addams Family: A New Musical, Legally Blonde, The Passion of Narcisse Mondoux, Yankee Tavern, Calendar Girls, The Great Gatsby, Kingfisher Days, The Last Five Years, A Christmas Carol, Anne of Green Gables, She Stoops to Conquer, The Wind in the Willows and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Productions with Drayton Entertainment, Canadian Stage, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Mirvish Productions, National Arts Centre, Blyth Festival, Factory Theatre, Tarragon Theatre.
    Janine Ralph
    Production stage manager
    2016: Production stage manager of the Tom Patterson Theatre and stage manager of John Gabriel Borkman. 26th season. Stratford: Last season Janine was production stage manager of The Adventures of Pericles, The Physicists, Oedipus Rex and The Alchemist, and also stage managed Love's Labour's Lost at the Festival Theatre. Past credits include stage manager of A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Chamber Play, Waiting for Godot, Elektra, Richard III, The Gondoliers, The Pirates of Penzance, Gypsy, Carousel, Henry V, An Enemy of the People and Henry VIII. Elsewhere: Janine recently stage-managed Sunday in the Park with George and The Sneeze for Talk Is Free Theatre, Barrie. She stage-managed Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore and production-managed for Singapore Repertory Theatre. She has worked on the Asian Games' ceremonies in Qatar; in various theatres in Ontario, including Young People's Theatre; and for CBC TV in Toronto and BBC TV in England.
    Maxwell T. Wilson
    Production stage manager
    2016: Production stage manager of the Tom Patterson Theatre and stage manager of Breath of Kings: Rebellion. 18th season. Stratford: Productions of Carousel, Man of La Mancha, The Three Musketeers, Taking Shakespeare, Henry V, Hosanna, Peter Pan, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Avon Theatre, 2009; Canon Theatre, 2010-11), Cabaret, South Pacific, My One and Only, The Winter's Tale and Death of a Salesman. Elsewhere: Max's career spans over 25 years, including work with Citadel Theatre, Edmonton Opera, Opera Ontario, Opera Atelier, the Canadian Opera Company, Canadian Stage, Young People's Theatre and Mirvish Productions on The Who's Tommy (director Des McAnuff). Training: BA, University of Lethbridge. Awards: 2012 Guthrie Award. Et cetera: Venues coordinator for the Toronto International Film Festival, 2002 to 2004. He is also a freelance web developer (ravenvision.ca, soos.ca).

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