CANDIDE (By Mark Ravenhill) - George Brown Theatre
Premiere: February 7th 2018, Young Centre (Toronto)
An exuberant play brimming with ideas that explores optimism, progress, hope and the search for meaning, through multiple time periods and in parallel universes. A great ensemble piece for the sixteen enthusiastic and young actors. It's been my dream to direct this play for many years and it lived up to my expectations.
Candide was commissioned and presented by the Royal Shakespeare Company and first performed in the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, on 29th August 2013.
Creative Team: Sean Mulcahy (set and costumes), Jennifer Lennon (lighting), Catherine Teichman (original music and songs), Simon Fon (fights), Laurie Merredew (stage management)
Cast: Lila Bata-Walsh, Andrew Cameron, Nicholas Eddie, Louise Figliano, Bonnie Ings, Isabella Kondrat, Connor Lucas-Loan, Rachel Moore, Justin Mullen, Emma Nelles, Brodie Nicholls, Ruthie Nkut, Terri Pimblett, Ryan Taylor, Catherine Teichman, Jonas Trottier
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