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Berni & Amy Rises Up: The Importance of Being Foolish ()

Creator: Amy House and Berni Stapleton
Adapters: Amy House and Berni Stapleton


Tarragon Theatre – Extra Space


September 23rd, 2015 – September 27th, 2015


Amy House and Berni Stapleton are two of Newfoundlands most celebrated performers and have been collaborating for 35 years. In honour of this anniversary, they have created this hilarious new show that explores the unique friendship and sometimes rivalry of two actresses approaching life in the third act. We will be reintroduced to classic characters from the solo shows and collaborations that have peppered their journey and held their hands along the way! (Show Facebook Event)


Berni Stapleton Performer
Amy House Performer

Creative Team

Amy House Creator
Berni Stapleton Creator
Amy House Adapter
Berni Stapleton Adapter
Jamie Skidmore Lighting Designer
Fabian James Preshow Music / Berni and Amy Rises Up


Kristi Mikoda Stage Manager
Wes Holmes Graphic Designer
Dana Puddicombe Publicist
ReneĢe Hackett Publicist
Katie Butler Major Program
Marilyn Mackay Specialty Items


Eric Read Venue Technician