Advanced Search

Advanced Search

Athabasca ()

Produced by

Convergence Theatre

Presented by

Next Stage Theatre Festival

Playwrights: David S. Craig and Richard Greenblatt
Director: Aaron Willis


77 Mowat Avenue


January 9th, 2019 – January 20th, 2019


In an office building in Fort McMurray, a senior public relations executive for a major Canadian oil company is confronted by a journalist turned environmental activist, who is violently determined to shut down the Athabasca oil sands. Next Stage’s first-ever site-specific production is an uncompromising battle of wills that poses the question – how far are you willing to go to save our planet? (


David S. Craig Tom
Richard Greenblatt Max
Keshia Palm Huan

Creative Team

David S. Craig Playwright
Richard Greenblatt Playwright
Aaron Willis Director
Anahita Dehbonehie Set Designer
Anahita Dehbonehie Costume Designer
Jennifer Lennon Lighting Designer
Richard Lee Sound Designer
Richard Lee Fight Choreographer
Julie Tepperman Dramaturge
Keshia Palm Assistant Director


Meghan Speakman Stage Manager
Meghan Speakman Production Manager
Genevieve Trottier Producer