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Avon Theatre
May 10 – November 13 |
Opens June 2


by C.S. Lewis 
Dramatized by Adrian Mitchell 
Director Tim Carroll

In a world where imagination and magic conquer all, this is the ultimate family fun escape. Inspired by wonder, four kids travel through a wardrobe to the land of Narnia to fulfil their destiny.

New performances added till November 13! Tickets are on sale now for members and will be on sale for general public on August, 27. 


Support for the 2016 season of the Avon Theatre is generously provided by the Birmingham family.



    Portrait of Sara Farb
    Sara Farb
    2016: Lucy in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Petra in A Little Night Music. Fourth season. Stratford: The Diary of Anne Frank (Anne), She Stoops to Conquer (Constance), The Last Wife (Mary), King Lear (Cordelia), The Beaux' Stratagem (Cherry), The Merchant of Venice (Jessica), A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers. Elsewhere: Anne Frank, The Secret Annex (Segal Centre); writer/star of one-woman play R-E-B-E-C-C-A (Passe Muraille); Natalie, Next to Normal (Citadel/Theatre Calgary co-production; Tarragon); Adele, The Passion of Adele Hugo (Eastern Front); Edges, UnCovered concert series (Acting Up Stage); The Wizard of Oz (YPT); Jane Eyre, Oliver! (Mirvish). Film/TV: The Firm, The Listener, Covert Affairs, Celine. Awards: Mary Savidge Award; Peter Donaldson Award; Calgary Theatre Critics Award. Training: Birmingham Conservatory. Et cetera: Sara is the co-writer in residence for Acting Up Stage. "Thanks NLM, my big loving family, and my big loving friends."
    Portrait of Ruby Joy
    Ruby Joy
    2016: Susan in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Kate, Mistress Quickly in Shakespeare in Love. Fifth season. Stratford: Princess of France in Love's Labour's Lost, Sorel Bliss in Hay Fever, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Measure for Measure, Othello, Mary Stuart, The Matchmaker, Cymbeline. Elsewhere: A Christmas Carol (Theatre North West), The Mousetrap (Chemainus Festival), Intimate Apparel (The Grand), The Tempest (Theatre by the Bay), Hamlet and The Winter's Tale (Theatre80 St. Marks), Evolutionism (The Schapiro Theatre), Look Back in Anger (The Old Stone House), Sex and the Holy Land (The Players Theatre), The Libertine (Robert Moss Theater). Film/TV: Chantel in Republic of Doyle (CBC), Audrey in Oddly Flowers (CFC). Training: Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Online:
    Portrait of André Morin
    André Morin

    2016: Edmund in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Bertrand in A Little Night Music. Fourth season. Stratford: Peter van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank, Motel in Fiddler on the Roof, Diggory in She Stoops to Conquer, Mother Courage and Her Children, King John, Romeo and Juliet. Elsewhere: Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor (Theatre by the Bay); Henry in Next to Normal (Clearwater Theatre). Training: George Brown Theatre School, Birmingham Conservatory. Et cetera: "Much love to all my friends and family, and many thanks to Mom, Dad, Alex, Daniel, Grandma, Caroline, Frank and Shari."

    Portrait of Gareth Potter
    Gareth Potter

    2016: Peter in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Ralph in Shakespeare in Love and Aeneas in The Aeneid. 13th season. Stratford: Roger (She Stoops to Conquer), Thom (The Last Wife), Unicorn/Carpenter (Alice Through the Looking-Glass), Sandy Tyrell (Hay Fever), Lodovico (Othello), Don John (Much Ado About Nothing), Louis the Dauphin (Henry V), Richmond (Richard III), Hosanna (Hosanna), Ferdinand (The Tempest), Proteus (The Two Gentlemen of Verona), Malcolm (Macbeth) (twice), Romeo (Romeo and Juliet), Nathaniel (Love's Labour's Lost), Edgar (King Lear), Gratiano (The Merchant of Venice), Pierrot (Don Juan), Cromwell (Henry VIII). Elsewhere: Mercutio (Romeo and Juliet) (MTC); Clown (The 39 Steps) (Globe); Simon/Wahab (Scorched) (Citadel/Tarragon); Pierrot (Don Juan) (Théâtre du Nouveau Monde); Narrator (The Rape of Lucrece) (Theatre Ste. Catherine); Henry V (Henry V) (Gravy Bath). Training: National Theatre School, John Abbott College, Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Awards: Michael Mawson Award, Chalmers Training Award. Et cetera: "Much love to Sarah and my girls."



    Portrait of Tom McCamus
    Tom McCamus
    Professor, Aslan
     2016: Professor, Aslan in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Fennyman in Shakespeare in Love. 15th season. Stratford (selected): King John; Antonio, The Merchant of Venice; Iachimo, Cymbeline; Jim Casey, The Grapes of Wrath; Captain Hook, Peter Pan; Valmont, Dangerous Liaisons; Vershinin, Three Sisters; Apemantus, Timon of Athens; Richard III; MacHeath, The Threepenny Opera; Vladimir, Waiting for Godot; Coriolanus; King Arthur, Camelot; Edmund, Long Day's Journey. Elsewhere: Winter's Tale (Groundling); Seminar (MTC/Mirvish); Rhett Butler, Gone with the Wind (MTC); Hamlet, Divisadero (Necessary Angel); Thom Pain (Tarragon). Film/TV: Room (Lenny Abrahamson), Cairo Time (Ruba Nada), The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan), Long Day's Journey Into Night (David Wellington), Possible Worlds (Robert Lepage). Awards: Dora, Best Actor: Abundance (Theatre Plus); Genie, Best Actor: I Love a Man in Uniform (David Wellington); Gemini, ACTRA Award, Best Actor: The Walter Gretzky Story (Dean Bennett). Et cetera: Tom lives on a farm in Warkworth with his wife, actress Chick Reid, and their four dogs.
    Portrait of Yanna McIntosh
    Yanna McIntosh
    White Witch
    2016: White Witch in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Désirée Armfeldt in A Little Night Music. 11th season. Stratford: The Diary of Anne Frank (Mrs. van Daan), Oedipus Rex (Jocasta), Cleopatra, Elektra, Lady Macbeth, Titania, Trojan Women (Helen), Winter's Tale (Hermione), Cymbeline, Richard III, Little Years, Dangerous Liaisons. Elsewhere: The Seagull (Crow's Theatre); Speaking in Tongues (Company Theatre); This, Syringa Tree, The Taming of the Shrew (Canadian Stage); Ruined* (Obsidian/Nightwood); Cloud 9 (Mirvish); Stuff Happens (Studio 180); Mary Stuart, Phèdre (Soulpepper); The Monument (Obsidian); Hedda Gabler (Volcano); Belle (Factory/NAC); Generous, Skylight* (Tarragon); Valley Song* (New Globe); Love's Labour's Lost, The Bear (NAC); Lambton Kent (Volcano/Edinburgh Festival); Tartuffe (ART); Trace (co-writer/performer); guest teacher/director (NTS; Humber College). Film/TV: Remedy (Global); Working the Engels, This Is Wonderland, Riverdale (CBC); Hemlock Grove (Netflix); Suits (USA); Listener, Doomstown** (CTV); The Line (TMN); The Sentinel, Finn's Girl, A Raisin in the Sun. Awards:  Dora (*) and Gemini (**) Awards.
    Portrait of Sean Arbuckle
    Sean Arbuckle
    Giant Rumblebuffin
    2016: Giant Rumblebuffin in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Mr. Lindquist in A Little Night Music. 14th season. Stratford: Pericles, The Physicists, King John, The Pirates of Penzance, 42nd Street, Mother Courage, Titus Andronicus, Three Sisters, The Merchant of Venice, Cabaret, The Trojan Women, Macbeth, The Tempest, As You Like It, Agamemnon, Timon of Athens, The Swanne: Princess Charlotte, London Assurance, Twelfth Night, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Elsewhere: Most recently: The Immigrant (Harold Green) and Sunday in the Park with George (Talk Is Free); London Road (Canadian Stage, Dora Award); Othello (Segal Centre); The Winter's Tale (McCarter/Shakespeare Theatre); Phèdre (ACT); Woman in Mind (Berkshire Theatre Festival); The Spitfire Grill (George Street, world première); The Turn of the Screw (Grand Theatre); The Importance of Being Earnest (Roundabout); Copenhagen (national tour). Film/TV: 12 Monkeys, Murdoch Mysteries, Dark Matter, Reign, Defiance, Hope & Faith, Law & Order. Training: Juilliard.
    Portrait of Thomas Mitchell Barnet
    Thomas Mitchell Barnet
    Kingfisher, Ensemble
     2016: Kingfisher, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Sam in Shakespeare in Love. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Lelio in The Liar, Nihad in Scorched, Leontes in The Winter's Tale (National Theatre School); Royce in True Love Lies (Citadel Theatre); writer and star of one-man show The Colour of Life. Film/TV: Principal in It's Not You… (short film by Don McKellar); guest star on Saving Hope (CTV). Awards: Freestanding Room Award at the Montreal Fringe for The Colour of Life; nominated for a Sterling Award for True Love Lies.
    Portrait of Rosemary Dunsmore
    Rosemary Dunsmore
    Mrs. Macready
     2016: Mrs. Macready in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardobe and Madame Armfeldt in A Little Night Music. Fourth season. Stratford: Celia in As You Like It, Helena in A Midsummer's Night Dream, Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire. Elsewhere (selected): Toronto: Late Company, Tom at the Farm, Festen, Tout Comme Elle, The New Electric Ballroom, The Glass Menagerie. Montreal: Wit, Glorious, Long Day's Journey into Night. She also works as a theatre director across the country. Film/TV: Currently: Orphan Black (Susan Duncan), Between; appeared in over 100 films/TV series. Favourite roles include Katherine Brooke (Anne of Green Gables), title role in Mom PI. Upcoming: The Bequest. Online: Guidestones, Ruby Skye PI. Awards: Dora, Masque, ACTRA Award, ACTRA Nellie, London Telegraph Best Fringe Performance, Maclean's Honour Roll. Et cetera: She teaches at NTS, Canadian Film Centre and many others. She is grateful for a long, varied, rewarding career and glad to be back at the Festival.
    Portrait of Barbara Fulton
    Barbara Fulton
    Mrs. Beaver
    2016: Mrs. Beaver in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Mrs. Anderssen in A Little Night Music. 22nd season. Stratford: Frau Schmidt in The Sound of Music, Grandma Tzeitel (2013) and Fruma-Sarah (2000) in Fiddler on the RoofElektra, Peter Pan, Elizabeth I/Widow in The Taming of the Shrew, Fatima in Pentecost, Mrs. Sowerberry in Oliver!, Jack's Mother in Into the Woods, Mrs. Keller in The Miracle Worker, Sister Helena in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Queen Anne in The Three Musketeers, Peep-Bo in The Mikado and Nicole in Bonjour, là, bonjour. Elsewhere: Aunt March in Little Women (Theatre New Brunswick); Mrs. Webb in Our Town (Mercury Theatre). Film: Stratford's Twelfth Night. Recordings: Stratford's Carousel, CBC/Stratford Festival's The Tempest, Dark Lady of the Sonnets.  Jazz albums: Somebody New and Too Close for Comfort.Awards: Four Tyrone Guthrie Awards.
    Portrait of Alexis Gordon
    Alexis Gordon
    Eagle, Ensemble
    2016: Eagle, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Anne Egerman in A Little Night Music. Second season. Stratford: Julie Jordan in Carousel, Sister Sophia in The Sound of Music, Clara in Passion. Elsewhere: Celeste #2/Elaine in Sunday in the Park with George (Talk is Free Theatre), Iris in world première of The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble (Factory Theatre/Obsidian Theatre); Obeah Opera (Nightwood Theatre); Recurring John, Paradises Lost (Toronto SummerWorks Festival); Starbright Christmas, Canada Sings, Godspell (Victoria Playhouse Petrolia); Titania in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Driftwood Theatre). Film/TV: Principal actor in Motives & Murders, The Worst Thing I Ever Did. Awards: Inaugural female winner: Amy Wallis Memorial Guthrie Award (Stratford), Syd and Shirley Banks Prize for Emerging Artists (Acting Up). Online: Twitter: @AlexisLGordon. Training: BFA Acting program at University of Windsor. Et cetera: "Love and thanks to my mom and dad, family, friends, mentors, the creative teams and the gang at TH."
    Portrait of Brad Hodder
    Brad Hodder

    2016: Maugrim in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Ned Alleyn in Shakespeare in Love. Fifth season. Stratford: Marlow in She Stoops to Conquer, Edmund in King Lear, Starveling in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Cassio in Othello, O'Kelly in Mary Stuart and appeared in The Diary of Anne Frank, Oedipus Rex, The Beaux' Stratagem, Measure for Measure, Cymbeline, Elektra. Elsewhere: Hohenzollern in Prince of Homburg (TIFT); Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet (Neptune); Darcy in Pride and Prejudice (Grand); Paul in Hail (RCAT); Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (c2c); Sin in Fear of Flight (Artistic Fraud); Clarke in No Man's Land (Rising Tide). Directing: Henry IV, Part 1, Caesar, A Midsummer Night's Dream (Perchance); The Leisure Society, Autobahn, The Stendhal Syndrome (c2c). Assistant directing: The Winter's Tale (Groundling). Film/TV: Reign (CW); Republic of Doyle, Diverted, Above and Beyond (CBC). Training: BFA (Acting), University of Alberta; Birmingham Conservatory.

    Portrait of Josh Johnston
    Josh Johnston
    Reindeer, Ensemble
     2016: Reindeer, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Peter, Valentine in Shakespeare in Love. Second season. Stratford: Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost. Richmond in Richard III, Proteus in The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Young Shepherd in The Winter's Tale (Birmingham Conservatory). Elsewhere: Sebastian in Who's Under Where? (Lighthouse Festival Theatre); Louis Martin in In His Name (Canadian History Project); Giri in The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui (red light district); Thespis in Something Is Wrong (Naught, A Theatre Company); Troilus in Troilus and Cressida (York University). Film/TV: Joey in Chickens (Moir Movies); Stephen in The Silver Chevy (Sheridan College). Radio: Collaborator and speaker in The Other Families Radio Show. Training: BFA in Acting, York University; Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Et cetera: "A little spirit of the bird began to stir in the ash."
    Portrait of Josue Laboucane
    Josue Laboucane

    2016: Troll in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Achmaenides, Old Farmer in The Aeneid. Fourth season. Stratford: Hamlet, The Taming of the Shrew, Love's Labour's Lost, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Beaux' Stratagem, Mary Stuart, Measure for Measure, Othello. Birmingham Conservatory: Twelfth Night (Robin Phillips); Private Lives, Tons of Money (Christopher Newton); Hamlet (Stephen Ouimette); Love's Labour's Lost (Martha Henry). Elsewhere: Henry VI in Henry VI: Wars of the Roses, Richard III, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Timon of Athens (Vancouver's Bard on the Beach); The East Van Panto (Theatre Replacement); The Exquisite Hour (Relephant); The Wizard of Oz, A Year with Frog and Toad, Seussical (Carousel); The Emperor's New Threads (Axis). Training: Birmingham Conservatory, Studio 58, Canadian National Voice Intensive. Awards: One Jessie Award; Sydney J. Risk Award. Et cetera: Josue is also a teacher, director and mask maker. Online: "Tweet me @josuelaboucane."

    Portrait of Tiffany Claire Martin
    Tiffany Claire Martin
    Dryad, Ensemble
    2016: Dryad, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Hotel Manager, The Old Woman in The Aeneid. Second season. Stratford: Katherine in Love's Labour's Lost and appeared in Hamlet. A participant in the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 Birmingham Conservatory. Elsewhere: Tiffany has played Vivian in The Devil We Know (Blyth Festival); Laurie in Spelling 2-5-5 (Carousel Players); Chorus in Black Medea (Obsidian Theatre Company); Feste in Twelfth Night (Humber River Shakespeare); Jill in Tough (Factory Theatre). TV/Online: Sydnie in The Strain (FX Network); Una in Leslieville (a Broken Stairs production); Sam in Sweet Fever (Sandbox Empire). Training: Humber College. Et cetera: "Thank you to all the amazing people who have supported and continue to support my joy of telling stories. Especially Mr. EAR."
    Portrait of Mike Nadajewski
    Mike Nadajewski
    Mr. Tumnus
    2016: Mr. Tumnus in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Adam, Boatman in Shakespeare in Love and Hector, Robert in The Aeneid. Seventh season. Stratford: Einstein in The Physicists, Hamlet, Peter Sellars's A Midsummer Night's Dream: A Chamber Play, Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Romeo and Juliet, Fiddler on the Roof, Camelot, Jesus Christ Superstar (also Broadway), Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, As You Like It, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (also Mirvish), West Side Story. Elsewhere: George in Sunday in the Park with George (Talk Is Free Theatre), Emcee in Cabaret (Manitoba Theatre Centre) and the Canadian première of Peter and the Starcatcher (Western Canada Theatre). Other credits include productions with Canadian Stage, National Arts Centre, Drayton Entertainment, Charlottetown Festival, Talk Is Free Theatre (co-founder), and three seasons with the Shaw Festival. Training: Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Online: @mikenadajewski.

    Portrait of Stephen Patterson
    Stephen Patterson
    Unicorn, Ensemble
     2016: Unicorn, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Mr. Erlanson in A Little Night Music. Sixth season. Stratford: Giorgio (Passion), Sam (Crazy for You), Barber (Man of La Mancha), Captain Walker (Tommy), Snoopy (Charlie Brown), Mordcha (Fiddler on the Roof), Wanderlust, Camelot, Jesus Christ Superstar, As You Like It, Jacques Brel. Elsewhere: Sam Wainright (It's a Wonderful Life) (Aquarius); Jackie (Wild Party), Marvin (Falsettos) (Acting Up Stage); Sir Galahad (Spamalot), Che (Evita), Chris (Miss Saigon) (Drayton); Guys and Dolls in Concert (NAC); Bob (White Christmas) (MTC, Neptune); Freddy (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) (North American tour); Marius (Les Misérables) (Broadway); Laurie (Little Women) (first U.S. national tour); Bobby Strong (Urinetown) (Canadian Stage); Jerry (The Full Monty) (Stage West); Gilbert (Anne of Green Gables) (Charlottetown). Recordings: Stephen's CD, Tonight at Eight, available on iTunes. Et cetera: "Love to Robin, Hutton and Wesley." Stephen dedicates this season to his mum, Catherine Patterson.
    Portrait of Monice Peter
    Monice Peter
    Naiad, Ensemble
     2016: Naiad in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Creusa in The Aeneid. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Step-Daughter in Six Characters in Search of an Author, Lord Stanley and Richard III in King Richard III (Birmingham Conservatory); L in A Beautiful View (Sage Theatre); The Dandelion Project (Verb Theatre); Josephine in Ruined (Ellipsis Tree Collective); Susan in Race (Ground Zero/Hit and Myth Productions). Film/TV: Trish on Supernatural; recurring roles on Proof, Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce and The Returned. Radio: Co-host of CJSW's Breaking Techniques. Training: Mount Royal University, Stella Adler Chekov Intensive, Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre. Awards: Betty Mitchell Award; Calgary Critics' Award nominations for A Beautiful View, The Dandelion Project and Race. Online: Et cetera: "Family and friends, you mean the world to me; thank you!"
    Portrait of Andrew Robinson
    Andrew Robinson
    Fox, Ensemble
    2016: Fox, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Wabash in Shakespeare in Love  and Coroebus, Graffiti Artist in The Aeneid. Fourth season. Fourth season. Stratford: Hamlet, The Taming of the Shrew, Love's Labour's Lost, The Merchant of Venice, King John, Romeo and Juliet, The Three Musketeers, Antony and Cleopatra, Mother Courage and Her Children. Birmingham Conservatory: Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Love's Labour's Lost, Tons of Money. He recently had the pleasure of working in the Incubator on The Aeneid and Cue for Treason. Elsewhere: Andrew recently premièred his second solo show, He Crucified Me (Buddies/Rhubarb - playwright/performer); Our Ajax, Intuition of Iphigenia, Elektra in Bosnia (Women and War Project - Canada/Greece tour); Machina Nuptialis (Corpus Dance Projects); Bent (Theatre Engine); Russian Dolls (Buddies/Rhubarb - playwright/performer). Training: Birmingham Conservatory for Classical Theatre, Ryerson Theatre School. Awards: Tyrone Guthrie Award. Et cetera: "Thank you to my mother, Anita, Martha Henry and the Birmingham family."
    Portrait of Steve Ross
    Steve Ross
    2016: Beaver in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Burbage in Shakespeare in Love. 13th season. Stratford: Hamlet, The Alchemist, Man of La Mancha, Crazy for You, Tommy, Fiddler on the Roof, 42nd Street, The Grapes of Wrath, The Misanthrope, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Kiss Me, Kate, Evita, Cyrano de Bergerac, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Odyssey, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Coriolanus. Elsewhere: London Road, Indian Ink, Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Into the Woods, Dream (Canadian Stage); Assassins (TIFT/Birdland); Orson's Shadow (Pilot Group); A New Brain (Acting Up Stage); Shrek, A Christmas Story (The Grand Theatre); One for the Pot, Forum (Drayton); The Producers (Neptune); Seussical, Sylvia (Aquarius); The Three Musketeers (Chicago Shakespeare); Guys and Dolls (MTC/Citadel/TC); Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Citadel); The Foursome, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again (New Stages); Three Sisters (ATF). Training: National Theatre School.
    Portrait of Tal Shulman
    Tal Shulman
    Father Tumnus, Ensemble
     2016: Father Tumnus, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and John Webster in Shakespeare in Love. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Dill in To Kill a Mockingbird (YPT) (Dora nomination, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble), Malvolio in Twelfth Night (Toronto Fringe/Ale House Theatre), How to Succeed…, Summerfolk, Romeo and Juliet, Welcome to Thebes, Dreaming and Dueling, High Life (Ryerson Theatre School). Film/TV: Man Seeking Woman (FXX), Dayclubbing (Multiname Productions). Training: Ryerson Theatre School. Et cetera: Tal would like to thank his family, friends and Jess Rapp for their ongoing support.
    Portrait of Colin Simmons
    Colin Simmons
    Aslan Puppet, Ensemble
     2016: Aslan Puppet, Ensemble in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and Henry Condell, Lady Capulet, Catling in Shakespeare in Love. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: UnCovered: Simon & Garfunkel (Acting Up Stage); Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (Outside the March); Caretaker in Brantwood: 1920-2020, Alfie Byrne in A Man of No Importance, Leo Frank in Parade (Theatre Sheridan). Workshops: Valentine in Faust (Theatre by the Bay); Jimmy Valentine in The Gift of the Magi, Max in A Snow White Christmas (Theatre Orangeville); Lonnie Wynn in Prom Queen! The Musical (Canadian Music Theatre Project). Training: Bachelor of Music Theatre Performance, Sheridan College. Awards: Acting Up Stage Company's 2015/2016 The Syd and Shirley Banks Prize for Emerging Musical Theatre Artists. Online: @ColinCSimmons; Et cetera: "Thank you to my wonderful family, R., extended family at Theatre Orangeville, and dear friends for their love and support."
    Portrait of Michael Spencer-Davis
    Michael Spencer-Davis
    Warden, Father Christmas
    2016: Warden, Father Christmas in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Tilney, Sir Robert de Lesseps in Shakespeare in Love and Anchises in The Aeneid. Sixth season. Stratford: The Taming of the Shrew, Possible Worlds, The Beaux' Stratagem, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Richard III, Titus Andronicus, Julius Caesar, Bartholomew Fair, Shakespeare's Universe. Elsewhere: The Hound of the Baskervilles, Robin Hood (Globe Theatre); The Castle (Storefront Theatre); Boeing Boeing (Theatre Aquarius); Vigil, Lawrence and Holloman (Prairie Theatre Exchange); Having Hope at Home (Neptune Theatre); Twelfth Night, The Tempest (Hartford Stage); Innocence Lost (Centaur/NAC); Pride and Prejudice (Theatre Calgary/NAC); The Lonely Diner: Al Capone in Euphemia Township (Blyth Festival); The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Thousand Islands Playhouse); Romeo and Juliet, Nativity, Twelfth Night (NAC); Medea (Manitoba Theatre Centre/Mirvish); Macbeth, Othello (NAC/Citadel); The Elephant Man, Heaven, Beard of Avon (Canadian Stage); The Real Thing, Humble Boy (MTC); As You Like It, Blithe Spirit, Einstein's Gift (Citadel). Online:


    C.S Lewis

    Author: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

    Born in Belfast, Ireland, on November 29, 1898, Clive Staples Lewis was not only a renowned novelist, poet and Christian apologist but also one of the leading scholars and literary critics of the 20th century.

    Educated at various schools, as well as by private tutors, he was awarded a scholarship at University College, Oxford, in 1916, but his studies there were interrupted by service in the First World War, in which he was wounded. After graduating in 1923, he taught at Magdalen College, Oxford, until 1954, when he was elected to the newly created Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement.

    Lewis wrote more than 30 books, among them Mere Christianity, Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters and the seven children's novels that make up The Chronicles of Narnia. The Narnia books have sold more than 100 million copies and have inspired several screen adaptations.

    In 1956, Lewis married American writer Joy Davidman; she died of cancer four years later. Lewis himself died in Oxford on November 22 1963. In 2013, on the 50th anniversary of his death, he was honoured with a memorial in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey.

    Adrian Mitchell

    Dramatist: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

    Born near Hampstead Heath in North London in 1932, Adrian Mitchell was educated in Wiltshire and at Christ Church, Oxford. He worked as a reporter with the Oxford Mail and the Evening Standard, then as a freelance journalist, writing about books, pop music, jazz and television for many British newspapers.

    His extensive work in the theatre as a playwright and librettist spanned four decades, starting with his verse adaptation for Peter Brook's Royal Shakespeare Company production of Peter Weiss's Marat/Sade at the Aldwych in 1964. His subsequent work, comprising both adaptations and original plays, has been performed not only at the RSC but also at Britain's National Theatre and Unicorn Theatre, and around the world.

    His adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe for the RSC opened in December 1998 to huge critical acclaim. It subsequently transferred to London's Barbican in March 1999 and was revived in Stratford-upon-Avon in November 1999. The RSC production was presented at Sadlers Wells at Christmas of 2000 and 2001.

    Other works and adaptations for the stage include Aladdin, No One Rides the Unicorn, Animal Farm (adapted with Peter Hall from George Orwell's book), A Child's Christmas in Wales (adapted with Jeremy Brooks from the original by Dylan Thomas), Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass (RSC), and three popular adaptations of Beatrix Potter's stories: Jemima Puddle-Duck and Her Friends, Tom Kitten and His Friends and Peter Rabbit and His Friends.

     As well as being a prolific playwright, television screenwriter and lyricist, Mitchell published four novels - If You See Me Comin', The Bodyguard, Wartime and Man Friday - along with numerous well-loved books of poetry for adults and children, and several storybooks for young people. He died in North London at the age of 76 on December 20, 2008. 


    Tim Carroll
     2016: Director of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Fourth season. Stratford: King John, Peter Pan, Romeo and Juliet. Elsewhere: Shakespeare's Globe: Richard II, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Two Noble Kinsmen, The Tempest, The Golden Ass, Twelfth Night, Richard III (also West End/Broadway). RSC: The Merchant of Venice, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Operas include: Orfeo, Il re pastore, Acis and Galatea, Albert Herring (Kent Opera), Britten's Canticles (Barcelona), The Turn of the Screw, Bluebeard's Castle (Oviedo). Other: Fair Ladies at a Game of Poem Cards, The Duchess of Malfi, Victory (Barka Theatre, Budapest); All's Well That Ends Well (National Theatre, Romania); Amadeus (National Theatre, Portugal); Peer Gynt (Guthrie, Minneapolis); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sydney Opera House); King Lear, Love and Information, A Christmas Carol (National Theatre, Norway). Founder director of The Factory (London): Hamlet, The Seagull, The Odyssey. Artistic Director Designate of Shaw Festival, currently planning his first season in 2017.
    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: 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."


    Kevin Fraser
    Lighting designer
     2016: Lighting designer of The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeShakespeare in Love  and A Little Night Music. 29th season. Stratford: Stratford designs include Carousel, Pericles, King John, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Shakespeare's Will, Evita, Peter Pan, Forum, West Side Story, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Music Man, Cabaret, My One and Only, To Kill a Mockingbird, South Pacific, The Glass Menagerie, Guys and Dolls, Inherit the Wind and many more. Elsewhere: Kevin has designed lighting for many theatre and opera productions across Canada. Recent credits include Great Expectations (Neptune Theatre, Halifax), Footloose and Anne of Green Gables (Drayton Entertainment) and Toxicity (Canada's Wonderland). Training: Kevin is a graduate of Ryerson Theatre School. Awards: Kevin has received five Dora Mavor Moore Award nominations (Toronto) and one Jessie Richardson Award nomination (Vancouver). Online: Et cetera: Member of Associated Designers of Canada.
    Shaun Davey
     2016: Composer for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Stratford debut, Film: Twelfth Night, Waking Ned, Tailor of Panama.TV: The Hanging Gale, Loving, Ballykissangel (BBC); David Copperfield (Hallmark). Theatre: RSC: Fair Maid of the West, The Winter's Tale, King Lear, The Tempest, Pericles, Romeo and Juliet, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. London West End: The Tempest. National Theatre: Metamorphosis. Young Vic: Skellig. Almeida: Lady from the Sea. Royal Court: The Steward of Chistendom. On/Off Broadway: James Joyce's The Dead. The Old Globe: King Lear, The Tempest, As You Like It. TFANA: Pericles. National Theatre, Sibiu: Gulliver's Travels. The Abbey: The Silver Tassie, Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme, The Crucible, Angels in America, The Well of the Saints, Fanny Hawke, Lizzie Finn, Catchpenny Twist. Concert works: The Brendan Voyage, The Pilgrim, Granuaile, The Relief of Derry Symphony, Gulliver, Songs from the High Seas,Voices from the Merry Cemetery, Sunt Angelis, Nora Barnacle.Awards: Ivor Novello, two BAFTA nominations, Tony nomination, New York and San Diego Critics Awards.
    Claudio Vena
    Music arranger
     2016: Music arranger for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Fifth season. Stratford: Composer: King John, Romeo and Juliet, Peter Pan, Hamlet. Elsewhere: Composer, Romeo and Juliet (Canadian Stage), Words in the Dark; assistant conductor/violist, Miss Saigon, Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, Kiss of the Spider Woman; conductor/musical director, Symphony on the Bay, Huronia Symphony, Hart House Orchestra; violist/accordionist/founding member, Quartetto Gelato. TV: Composer/conductor, The National, Canada Now (CBC). Commercials: Chrysler, Shaw Cable, Ford. Documentaries: TO in 24, Johnny Lombardi: The Great Communicator, The Provider. Film: The Lemon Grove, Silver Man, Boy Meets Girl, Only You. Radio: The Wanderers (CBC); Yo-Yo Ma, NPR. CDs: Romeo and Juliet, La Vita e Un Circo; Ensemble Vivante's Audience Favourites, The French CD, Tango CD; Quartetto Gelato's Rustic Chivalry, Aria Fresca; Louis Quilico's Ricordi D'Italia. Awards: 2011 Gemini Award; two Juno nominations; Debut Artist of the Year, NPR. Online:
    Brad Peterson
    Projection designer
     2016: Projection designer of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Second season. Stratford: Carousel. Elsewhere: Fish in the Dark (Broadway); Shuffle Along... (video consultant, Broadway); Empire: A New Musical (La Mirada); Epiphany (BAM); Encounter (Beijing Modern Music Festival); The Eternal Space, Soul Doctor (Off-Broadway); This Takes Place Close By (thingNY); The Wiz, Frost/Nixon (Maltz Jupiter); On the Town (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse); The Little Mermaid (North Carolina Theatre); A Fool for You (N.Y.C. Ballet); La Plage, Urban Angels (Tom Gold Dance); The Mountaintop (Gulfshore Playhouse); Oswald: The Actual Interrogation (Casa Mañana); world première of Paola Prestini's Labyrinth: Room No. 35 (Beth Morrison/Krannert). Associate designer: An American in Paris, First Date (Broadway); Little Dancer (Kennedy Center). Resident associate video designer for the Metropolitan Opera, N.Y.C. Training:  University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Online:
    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.
    Verne Good
    Associate sound designer

    2016:  Associate sound designer of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Fourth season. Past seasons include sound designs for Pericles and HirschElsewhere: Sound designer: Up The Garden Path (Obsidian Theatre); The Mountaintop (The Grand); Was Spring, Communion (Tarragon Theatre); Outside, In This World (Roseneath Theatre); Bingo!  (Factory Theatre); Queer Bathroom Stories (Buddies in Bad Times); Free as Injuns (Native Earth Performing Arts); Sound design and original music for The Red Queen, Stockholm (Seventh Stage Productions); You Will Remember Me, The Normal Heart (Studio 180); The Atomic Weight of Happiness  (StandUp Dance). Training: Bishop's University, National Theatre School of Canada. Et cetera: Verne is also a certified personal trainer and published poet.

    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:; IMDB:
    Alexis Milligan
    Movement and puppetry director
     2016: Movement and puppetry director of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Second season. Stratford: Apprentice movement coach (2014). Elsewhere: Den Nationale Scene, Norway (En Julefortelling/A Christmas Carol); Associate Artist, Theatre Gargantua; Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia (seven international tours); Two Planks and a Passion Theatre (eight seasons, two Merritt nominations). Film/TV: Seed (City TV/ACTRA Maritimes nominee); Mr. D (CBC); Some Things Won't Sleep (Foglight Productions/ACTRA Maritimes nominee); Blackbird (Jason Buxton). Teaching: NYU Tisch School (guest teacher); Neptune Theatre School (faculty). Boards: Nova Scotia Talent Trust (director); Theatre Nova Scotia (past chair). Training: British American Drama Academy; George Brown Theatre School; Jacob's Pillow Dance Centre. Online:; Et cetera: Alexis is the founding director of Transitus, specializing in art communication and community engagement through the arts.
    David Ben
    Magic Consultant

    2016: Magic consultant for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Performer: The Conjuror, The Conjuror's Suite, Tricks (Magicana); Card Table Artifice, Natural Magick (Luminato). Author: The Experts at the Card Table; Slaight: Off Hand; Dai Vernon: A Biography; Advantage Play; Zarrow: A Lifetime of Magic. Magic Consultant: Possible Worlds, The Scarlet Pimpernel (Stratford); Of Human Bondage, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Travesties, School for Scoundrels (Soulpepper); Ragtime, One Touch of Venus (Shaw Festival); The Wizard of Oz (Ross Petty); Penn and Teller (Penn and Teller); Divisadero (Ondaatje). Film/TV: A Conjuror in the Making (A&E); The Devil's Playthings (Magicana); Yes/No (Brian Johnson); Kit Kittredge: An American Girl; Murdoch Mysteries; Dai Vernon: The Spirit of Magic; The Wizards of Awe; The Strange Genius of Stewart James (The Canadians - Biographies of a Nation); Heroes of Magic (Thames Television). 

    Charlotte Gowdy
    Assistant director
     2016: Assistant director of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Second season. Stratford: The Taming of the Shrew.Elsewhere: Charlotte has performed and directed across Canada, including three seasons at the Shaw Festival, Canadian Stage, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Neptune Theatre, St. Lawrence Shakespeare, Theatre North West, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Tarragon, Factory, Nightwood, The Grand Theatre, Resurgence, Theatre Kingston, Odyssey, Theatre Lac Brome and the Blyth Festival. TV/Radio: Murdoch Mysteries (CBC TV); Hearts of the World (CBC Radio). Training: NTS graduate (acting); École Philippe Gaulier (Paris, France). Awards: Newton Award (Shaw Festival); Peter Dwyer Award (NTS); DISH Award for Directing (The Comedy of Errors); shortlist, Gina Wilkinson Prize. Et cetera: Two years as associate artistic director of Thousand Islands Playhouse; guest teacher (clown), Queen's University, Fanshawe College and University of Prince Edward Island. Charlotte also plays violin and writes poetry. Online: @charlotte_gowdy.
    Alison Marshall
    Assistant designer
     2016: Assistant designer of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. Second season. Stratford: Assistant designer: The Physicists,The Alchemist. Elsewhere: Costume design: Stag and Doe, Garrison's Garage (Blyth Festival); Theory (Public Radio and Camera Assembly/ SummerWorks). Set design: Settlers, The Physical Ramifications of Attempted Global Domination, Dead Wrestlers (Birdtown and Swanville). Puppet design: Family Story (Birdtown and Swanville). Assistant costume design: The Road to Paradise (Crows/Human Cargo), My Granny the Goldfish, The Rez Sisters (Factory Theatre). Design apprentice/intern: The Penelopiad, The List (Nightwood Theatre). Alison has also worked as head of wardrobe for the Blyth Festival, Factory Theatre, Mirvish/Canadian Rep Theatre, Company Theatre, Harold Green Jewish Theatre and Obsidian Theatre. Alison is on the board of directors for Puppetmongers Theatre. Et cetera: "I am endlessly thankful for the support of my inspiring family and my partner, Rem."
    Hilary Pitman
    Assistant lighting designer
     2016: Assistant lighting designer of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and A Little Night Music. Stratford debut. Elsewhere: Production electrician: Sherlock Holmes tour (Starvox Entertainment); production assistant: Anne of Green Gables, Chicago, Footloose, Spamalot (Drayton Entertainment); IMPACT Theatre Festival 2015 (MT Space). Training: University of Waterloo.
    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.
    Bona Duncan
    Stage manager
     2016: Production stage manager of the Avon Theatre and stage manager of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. 16th season. Stratford: Stage manager: The Taming of the Shrew, King John, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Dangerous Liaisons, Cyrano de Bergerac, Zastrozzi, All's Well That Ends Well, Fanny Kemble, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Electra, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Hamlet. Production stage manager: Studio and Avon theatres. Assistant stage manager: Antony and Cleopatra, The Matchmaker, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, As You Like It. Elsewhere: Bona is grateful to have worked in many theatres across our country, including TIFT, Canadian Stage, Soulpepper, The Grand, NAC, MTC, Banff Centre, Citadel, Tarragon, Centaur. Training: Graduate of the technical production section of the National Theatre School of Canada; BA from Bishop's University. Et cetera: Bona lives in Stratford with her husband, Dan, and daughter, Georgia.
    Holly Korhonen
    Assistant stage manager
     2016: Assistant stage manager of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and A Little Night Music. 15th season. Stratford: Assistant stage manager: The Taming of the Shrew, Love's Labour's Lost, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Blithe Spirit, Mary Stuart, Charlie Brown, The Pirates of Penzance, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Misanthrope, Kiss Me, Kate, Dangerous Liaisons, The Importance of Being Earnest, Ever Yours, Oscar, Cabaret, My One and Only, The Comedy of Errors, South Pacific, Oliver!, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Edward II, The Count of Monte Cristo, Anything Goes, Henry VI. Stage manager: Birmingham Conservatory, 2006, 2007. Awards: Recipient of the Tanya Award and three Guthrie Awards. Et cetera: Holly thanks all those who have made it possible for her to balance her two great loves, the theatre and her son, Jackson. She is ever grateful for all the love and support that surrounds her. Enjoy the show Steve and Jennica!
    Kim Lott
    Assistant stage manager
    2016: Assistant stage manager of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Aeneid. 19th season. Stratford: Selected stage manager credits: The Matchmaker, Titus Andronicus, Evita, West Side Story. Assistant stage manager credits (selected): South Pacific, The King and I, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing. Elsewhere: Selected stage manager credits: Ring of Fire, Hana's Suitcase, Annie, Twist and Shout (Grand Theatre); My Fair Lady (Drayton Entertainment). Assistant stage manager credits (selected): The Spitfire Grill, Proof (Grand Theatre); Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Opera Ontario); The Who's Tommy (Elgin Theatre). A joyful member of Stratford's community choir, Sing for the Joy of It. Et cetera: "To my loved ones who share their smiles, laughter, joy and kindness and who empower and inspire me every day: thank you for being you... let's keep celebrating."
    Angela Marshall
    Assistant stage manager
    2016: Production stage manager of the Studio Theatre and assistant stage manager of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. 16th season. Stratford: Carousel, The Sound of Music, Man of La Mancha, Crazy for You, The Three Musketeers, Taking Shakespeare, Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing, Camelot, Merry Wives of Windsor, Jacques Brel, As You Like It, Forum, Bartholomew Fair, The Trojan Women, Palmer Park, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Odyssey, Henry IV, Part 1, The Liar, Orpheus Descending, Measure for Measure, Macbeth, King Henry VIII, The King and I, Private Lives, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Elsewhere: Favourites: Einstein's Gift (The Grand); Trying (Manitoba Theatre Centre); Sylvia (Globe Theatre); Dear Santa (Theatre New Brunswick); The All Night Strut! (Stirling Festival Theatre); Flying on Her Own (Neptune); Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun (Theatre Orangeville); Mamma Mia! (Mirvish); Godspell (Waterloo Stage Theatre). Et cetera: Angela thanks her family and friends for all of their love and support.
    Meghan Callan
    Production stage manager
    2016: Production stage manager of the Avon Theatre and stage manager of A Little Night Music. 16th season. Stratford: Meghan has worked on many productions at the Stratford Festival, including The Physicists, A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014), Tommy, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Tempest (2010). Elsewhere: Meghan enjoyed working across Canada for the Shaw Festival, Atlantic Theatre Festival, Theatre New Brunswick, NAC, Citadel Theatre, Globe Theatre and Lighthouse Festival Theatre. She has also worked in stage management for corporate clients such as General Motors, Toyota Canada, the Retail Council of Canada and the Canadian International Auto Show. Training: BFA, York University. Et cetera: Many thanks to Beatrice, Ella and Peter for always making her proud.
    Julie Miles
    Production stage manager
    2016: Production stage manager of the Avon Theatre, stage manager of The Hypochondriac and assistant stage manager of Macbeth. 19th season. Stratford: Ten seasons as production stage manager (Tom Patterson, Avon and Studio theatres). Stage manager: The Alchemist, The Beaux' Stratagem, A Word or Two, The Thrill, The Homecoming, Jacques Brel, Shakespeare's Universe, Othello, The Measure of Love/Ruth Draper on Tour. Assistant stage management (selected): Noises Off, The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, Inherit the Wind, Fiddler on the Roof. Elsewhere: In 2014, Julie travelled to Los Angeles with Christopher Plummer's A Word or Two. Production stage manager: The Odd Couple, As You Like It (Soulpepper). Assistant stage manager: Don Giovanni, Roméo et Juliette, Eugene Onegin, Lakmé, Tosca (Opera Ontario); La Bohème, Die Walküre (Canadian Opera Company). Training: Graduate of the Ryerson Theatre School. Et cetera: Much love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, Roger, Eldon and Annie-Irene.


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