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Chicken Grease is Nasty Business ()

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Michael Miller
Director: Kim Blackwell


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


August 8th, 2014 – August 16th, 2014


Modestine fries the South’s best chicken but when she hatches a plan to lure her sons back home, best friend Pearl calls her crazy, son Dwayne’s bride-to-be clearly has other plans, son Delmar falls hard and Dr. Long offers mouth-to-mouth as this dizzying plot twists clean out of control.  (


Lili Francks Modestine Smiley
Karen Glave Pearl Jenkins
Sedina Fiati Jolene Watkins
Christian Lloyd Delmar Smiley
Dian Marie Bridge Mattie Bains
Danny Waugh Dwayne Smiley
Jeremiah Sparks Doctor
Jade O’Keeffe Nurse

Creative Team

Michael Miller Playwright
Kim Blackwell Director
Mary Spyrakis Set Designer
Dylan Bobier Costume Designer
Beau Dixon Sound Designer
Monica Dottor Choreographer
Edward Belanger Fight Director
Jade O’Keeffe Assistant Director


Darcy Patrick Rehearsal Stage Manager
Jane Honek Production Stage Manager
Grant Ramsay Producer
Andy Parks Graphic Designer


Gabe Cropley Festival Lighting Designer
Jenn Hewitt Venue Technician
Kai Masaoka Venue Technician
Christopher Ross Venue Technician