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Bashir Lazhar ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: Evelyne de la Chenelière
Translator: Morwyn Brebner
Director: Jennifer Tarver


Tarragon Theatre – Extra Space


October 28 - November 4th, 2008


October 28th, 2008 – December 7th, 2008


Bashir Lazhar is the eager substitute teacher of a traumatized grade six class. Dispensing with conventional teaching methods, he tries to prepare his students for an unpredictable world. (


Raoul Bhaneja Bashir Lazhar
Margaret Rose Child's Voice

Creative Team

Evelyne de la Chenelière Playwright
Morwyn Brebner Translator
Jennifer Tarver Director
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Camellia Koo Costume Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
E.C. Woodley Sound Designer


Lindsay Marriner Stage Manager
Dan McIlmoyl CAD Drawing
Jason Steidman Recoridng Engineer
Lokki Ma Props Assistant
Emily Porter Sound Crew
J. Louis Berenguer Carpentry Crew
Kate McKay Carpentry Crew
Jonathan Rooke Carpentry Crew
Bill Stahl Carpentry Crew
Verne Good Lighting Crew
Kate McKay Lighting Crew
Dan McIlmoyl Lighting Crew
Jonathan Rooke Lighting Crew
Simon Rossiter Lighting Crew
John Thomson Lighting Crew
Stephanie Milic Painting Crew
Amanda White Painting Crew


Kevin Hutson Extra Space Technician
Michael Freeman Production Manager
Paul Fujimoto-Pihl Technical Director
Lindsay Anne Black Head Scenic Artist
Lindsay Walker Head of Properties
Ian Chappell Head Carpenter
Chlöe Anderson Head of Wardrobe