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Drowning in Wasabi ()

Produced by

Actwright Theatre

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwright: Kent Lam
Director: Stevie Jay


Tarragon Theatre – Mainspace


July 5th, 2013 – July 14th, 2013


A disaffected store clerk. A teenage girl with a secret. That guy who enters every sushi-eating contest. Seven separate lives drown in love, longing, the changing city and too much wasabi. How are they all bound together? Can they find new fire and hope? (


Chris Cornish Former Ad Exec
Nicole Fairbairn News Anchor
Ray Jacildo Sushi Eating Contestant
Ula Jurecka 16 Year Old Guy
Daniel Kim Online Guy
Marsha Mason Wasabi Mart Pam
Rav Shinh The Sushi Guru

Creative Team

Kent Lam Playwright
Stevie Jay Director
Lily J. Mills Sound Designer
Mathieu Alepin Assistant Sound Designer
Laura Andrew Lighting Designer
Kathy Bischoping Dramaturg


Kent Lam Producer
Lily J. Mills Stage Manager
David Nash Production Manager
Laura Andrew Assistant Production Manager


Sarah “Pip” Bradford Venue Technician
Sarah “Pip” Bradford Festival Lighting Designer
Shanna Miller Venue Technician
Joey Morin Venue Technician