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Carried Away on the Crest of a Wave ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwright: David Yee
Director: Nina Lee Aquino


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


April 16 - 24, 2013


April 24th, 2013 – May 26th, 2013


A singular, cataclysmic event — the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami — illustrates the interconnectedness of all things. From an escort in Thailand to a Catholic priest in India to a housewife in Utah, this play asks, “what happens when the events that tie us together are the same that tear us apart?” (


Kawa Ada Swimmer / Ma'mar / Aran
Ash Knight Sanjay / Father Thomas / Makoto
Eponine Lee Kid
Richard Lee Uncle / Runner / Chili / Agent Nguyen
John Ng Hardboiled Man / Kintaro / Vermin
Mayko Nguyen Beckett / Saraphi / Jasmine / Lenore
Richard Zeppieri Rick / Crumb / Diego

Creative Team

David Yee Playwright
Nina Lee Aquino Director
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Camellia Koo Costume Designer
Michelle Ramsay Lighting Designer
Michelle Bensimon Sound Designer
Jenna Rodgers Assistant Director
André Du Toit Associate Lighting Designer


Joanna Barrotta Stage Manager
Emilie Aubin Apprentice Stage Manager
Maria Milisavljevic Script Coordinator
Lindsay Code Wardrobe Crew
Danielle Demeny Assistant Scenic Artist
Alyson Hiller Head Scenic Artist
Stephanie Jung Child Minder
Joey Morin Special Effects
Cylla von Tiedemann Photographer
Remington North Carpentry Crew
Radoslav Smaczny Carpentry Crew
Christopher Ross Carpentry Crew
Kevin Hutson Carpentry Crew
Kai Masaoka Carpentry Crew
Verne Good Carpentry Crew
Kevin Hutson Lighting Crew
Rebecca Vandevelde Lighting Crew
Kai Masaoka Lighting Crew
Patrick Lavender Lighting Crew
Eric Read Lighting Crew
David DeGrow Lighting Crew
Christopher Ross Lighting Crew
Verne Good Lighting Crew


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