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Divine ()

Produced by

The Red One Theatre Collective and The Storefront Arts Initiative

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Natalie Frijia
Director: Claire Burns

Venue

Factory Mainspace Theatre

Run

August 4th, 2017 – August 13th, 2017

Synopsis

Ontario is out of water and a pair of bandits search for their last hope – a water diviner by the name of Penn. Stories say she can crack the world like a coconut and make water bubble to the surface with nothing but her hands. But the bandits aren’t the only ones hunting her down. And what if there’s nothing left for Penn to divine?

An all woman cast in Natalie Frijia’s post-apocalyptic wild west asks how we would survive in world without water. Would we turn to community… or to revenge? (summerworks.ca)


Cast

Haley Garnett Seven
Sarah Naomi Campbell Swan / Villager / Shadow
Rehaset Yohanes Lem / Villager / Shadow
Christina Bryson Marion / Villager / Shadow
Amanda Cordner Penn
Aviva Armour-Ostroff Preacher
Kathryn O’Reilly Bandit / Mr. Penn / Shadow
Khadijah Salawu Bandit / Penn / Shadow
Annie Yao Bandit / Seven / Shadow

Creative Team

Natalie Frijia Playwright
Claire Burns Director
Molison Farmer Associate Director
Louisa Zhu Fight Director
Erin Eldershaw Associate Fight Director
Rehaset Yohanes Music Composer
Suzie Balogh Sound Designer
Christine Urquhart Set Designer
Sage Paul Costume Designer
Imogen Wilson Lighting Designer
Emma Mackenzie Hillier Dramaturge

Production

Lin-Mei Lay Stage Manager
Suzie Balogh Production Manager
Annie Yao Fight Captain
Imogen Wilson Property Master
Caitlin Driscoll Dialect Coach
Sedina Fiati Producer
Olivia Marshman Associate Producer
Emma Bulpin Outreach Coordinator