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And Slowly Beauty ()

Produced by

Belfry Theatre and Canada’s National Arts Centre and Tarragon Theatre

Director: Michael Shamata

Translated by: Maureen Labonté

Written in Collaboration with: Mari-Josée Bastien, Lorraine Coté, Hugues Frenette, Pierre-François Legendre, Véronika Makdissi-Warren, and Jack Robitaille.


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


February 20 - 26, 2013


February 27th, 2013 – March 31st, 2013


When Mr. Mann wins tickets to Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s The Three Sisters, he knows he must go — even though he rarely goes to the theatre. In those few precious hours, something unexpected stirs inside of him and his quiet yearning for happiness blossoms. A love letter to art. (


Shawn Ahmed Quentin
Mary-Colin Chisholm Anita
Dennis Fitzgerald Mr. Mann
Caroline Gillis Claudette
Christian Murray Sylvain
Celine Stubel Nadine

Creative Team

Michel Nadeau Playwright
Mari-Josée Bastien Co-Creator
Lorraine Coté Co-Creator
Hugues Frenette Co-Creator
Pierre-François Legendre Co-Creator
Véronika Makdissi-Warren Co-Creator
Jack Robitaille Co-Creator
Maureen Labonté Translator
Michael Shamata Director
John Ferguson Set Designer
John Ferguson Costume Designer
Michael Walton Lighting Designer


Marie Fewer Stage Manager
Tamara Marie Kucheran Costume Design Execution
Erika Morey Apprentice Stage Manager
Polina Boltova Wardrobe Assistant
Alyson Hiller Assistant Scenic Artist
Cylla von Tiedemann Photographer
Kevin Hutson Carpentry Crew
Kevin Hutson Lighting Crew
Mark Schomann Carpentry Crew
Christopher Ross Carpentry Crew
Radoslav Smaczny Lighting Crew
Verne Good Lighting Crew
Shanna Miller Lighting Crew
Rebecca Vandevelde Lighting Crew
Liz Maraston Lighting Crew
Nick Davidson Lighting Crew
Tim Lindsay Lighting Crew


Danielle Demeny Head Scenic Artist
Sarah “Pip” Bradford Mainspace Technician
Eleanor Antoncic Production Manager
Michelle Bailey Head of Wardrobe
Chris Carlton Technical Director
Katie Horrill Head of Properties
Tom Baranski Lead Carpenter
Tom Baranski Assistant Technical Director
Brendan Gilhuly Assistant Carpenter