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A God in Need of Help ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Sean Dixon
Director: Richard Rose


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


April 16th - 22nd, 2014


April 16th, 2014 – May 25th, 2014

Awards & Nominations

2014 Dora Award Nominee – Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Scenic Design, Outstanding Sound Design


1606 and Europe is at war over God. Venice’s four strongest men are charged with transporting a holy painting across the Alps to Prague. On their way, they are set upon by Protestant zealots—their escape is attributed to a miracle. Through this mystery Sean Dixon challenges the role of faith at the dawn of the Age of Reason. (


Alden Adair Marco
Dmitry Chepovetsky Captain
John Cleland Zen
Greg Ellwand Borromeo
Daniel Kash Cocco
Tony Nappo Dolfin
Jonathan Seinen Rafal
Daniel Giverin Guard
Ben Irvine Guard

Creative Team

Sean Dixon Playwright
Richard Rose Director
John Gzowski Sound Designer
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Camellia Koo Costume Designer
Kimberly Purtell Lighting Designer
Peter Pasyk Assistant Director


Kristen Kitcher Stage Manager
Marc Benson Apprentice Stage Manager
Wesley J. Colford Script Coordinator
Brendan Gilhuly Carpentry Crew
Kody Lesouder Carpentry Crew
Tim Lindsay Carpentry Crew
Chris Malkowski Carpentry Crew
Cassie Minduik Carpentry Crew
Lindsay Code Lighting Crew
Kevin Hutson Lighting Crew
Kody Lesouder Lighting Crew
Tim Lindsay Lighting Crew
Chris Malkowski Lighting Crew
Kai Masaoka Lighting Crew
Aidan Shepherd Lighting Crew
John Thomson Lighting Crew


Sean Poole Mainspace Technician
Eleanor Antoncic Production Manager
Tom Baranski Assistant Technical Director
Tom Baranski Head Carpenter
Chris Carlton Technical Director
Lindsay Code Interim Head of Wardrobe
Danielle Demeny Head Scenic Artist
Brendan Gilhuly Assistant Carpenter
Care Robertson Head of Properties