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April 3 – 21

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About the Playwright

Lorena Gale

Born in Montreal, Lorena Gale was an award-winning actress, director and writer who worked extensively in theatres across Canada. Her first play Angelique was the winner of the du Maurier National Playwriting Competition and was nominated Outstanding New Play in Calgary’s Betty Mitchell Awards 98. Her solo performance, je me souviens: memories of an expatriate anglophone, Montrealaise, Quebecoise exiled in Canada, premiered in Eastern Front Theatre’s On the Waterfront Festival in Halifax and was produced at One Yellow Rabbit’s High Performance Rodeo in Calgary, The Firehall Theatre in Vancouver and the Belfry Theatre in Victoria.

Lorena passed away on June 21, 2009.

About the Director

Mike Payette

Mike Payette is a Montréal-based actor and director who has appeared on some of Canada’s finest stages including The Citadel, MTYP, Vertigo, The Grand, Factory Theatre, Neptune, and the National Arts Centre, as well as with great local companies Geordie Productions, Black Theatre Workshop, Imago, Repercussion Theatre, and the Segal Centre for Performing Arts among others.  Directing credits include the Montréal premieres of A Line in the Sand, Elizabeth Rex, Harlem Duet, Another Home Invasion, and the Montréal English-language premiere of Michel Tremblay’s Hosanna from which he won a META for Outstanding Direction.  He is the co-founder and former Artistic Director of Tableau D’Hôte Theatre, a founding member of Metachroma Theatre, has served as Artist-in-Residence for Neworld Theatre in Vancouver, and was Assistant Artistic Director for Black Theatre Workshop.  Last year, Mike was appointed as the new Artistic Director of Geordie Productions and he thanks both his family at work and home for their tireless support.

The Cast

Jenny Brizard


Chip Chuipka


Omari Newton


Karl Graboshas


PJ Prudat


Olivier Lamarche


France Rolland


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