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Written and Directed by Kat Sandler

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You Can’t Get There From Here, Vol. 2

Episode 5: The Artists

Love sees no barriers – at least that is what young jazz musician Nicky hopes her judgemental mother Thea will believe when she is introduced to Nicky’s much older boyfriend.

Nicky has been lying to her mother about her relationship with a much older man, a man she is in love with, a man she sees a long future with and man who is adamant to be introduced to her family. When they show up to Thea’s house for a birthday dinner, things go awry as past memories are brought up and old connections brought forward.

Kat Sandler’s The Artists is a comedic picture into complicated relationships, especially the one between mothers and their daughters.

About the Playwright/Director

Kat Sandler

Kat Sandler is an award-winning playwright, director, screenwriter, and the Artistic Director of Theatre Brouhaha in Toronto. Her plays have been performed across Canada. As a writer/director she has staged seventeen of her original plays in the last decade, most recently Yaga at the Tarragon Theatre starring Seana Mckenna, and The Party and The Candidate in which one cast performed two plays simultaneously by racing between spaces at the Citadel Theatre. Her play, Mustard (Tarragon Theatre) won the Dora Award for Best New Play, and Bang Bang (Factory Theatre) and Yaga were nominated for the same award. She’s developing a handful of features and television shows with eOne, Scythia, Blue Ant and the Donaldson Company. She’s a graduate of Queen’s University.


Cast

HRH Anand Rajaram

Rich

Pamela Sinha

Thea

Caroline Toal

Nicky

Creative Team

Debashis Sinha

Sound Designer & Composer

Renée Wong

Apprentice Sound Designer

Matt McGeachy

Dramaturge

Kayla Ado

Apprentice Dramaturge

Ciaran Brenneman

Assistant Production Manager