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This is War ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Hannah Moscovitch
Director: Richard Rose

Comissioned by the Banff Centre Theatre Arts Department

Venue

Tarragon Theatre – Extra Space

Previews

December 28, 2012 - January 2, 2013

Run

January 3rd, 2013 – February 3rd, 2013

Awards & Nominations

2013 Toronto Theatre Critics Award Winner – Best Canadian Play

2013 Dora Award Nominee – Outstanding Scenic Design, Outstanding Sound Design

 

Synopsis

It is 2008. Canadian Forces are holding Panjwaii, the most volatile region of Afghanistan, with very little support from NATO-ISAF. Captain Stephen Hughes is always looking for the next threat, knowing it can come at any time from any direction. He just didn’t expect it would come from within. (tarragontheatre.ca)


Cast

Lisa Berry Master Corporal Tanya Young
Ari Cohen Captain Stephen Hughes
Sergio Di Zio (Medic) Sergeant Chris Anders
Ian Lake Private Jonny Henderson

Creative Team

Hannah Moscovitch Playwright
Richard Rose Director
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Camellia Koo Costume Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Designer
John Stead Fight Director
Maria Milisavljevic Assistant Director
Maria Milisavljevic Production Dramaturg
Jacquie PA Thomas Observing Director

Production

Nicola Benidickson Stage Manager
Peter Cuciurean Military Advisor
Vanessa Janiszewski Props Assistant
Yolanda Ferrato Script Coordinator
Danielle Poirier Props Assistant
Camille Kennedy Scenic Artist
Cylla von Tiedemann Photographer
Brendan Gilhuly Assistant Carpenter
Eleanor Antoncic Production Manager

Staff

John Thomson Venue Technician
Michelle Bailey Head of Wardrobe
Chris Carlton Technical Director
Danielle Demeny Head Scenic Artist
Michael Freeman Production Manager
Katie Horrill Head of Properties
Tom Baranski Lead Carpenter
Tom Baranski Assistant Technical Director