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Dying Hard ()

Produced by

A Vagrant and The Theatre Elusive

Director: Dahlia Katz

Based on interviews taken by Elliott Leyton in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland.
Adapted for the stage by and featuring Mikaela Dyke


Tarragon Theatre – Extra Space


March 13th, 2012 – March 18th, 2012


Six true stories from a community struggling to survive the ravages of industrial carnage. Taken from archived interviews, Dying Hard reveals the strength and grace of Newfoundland fluorspar miners in spite of the extraordinary hardships they faced.

Creative Team

Mikaela Dyke Adapter
Elliott Leyton Author
Dahlia Katz Director
David DeGrow Lighting Designer


Gillian English Stage Manager
Gillian English Producer
Rob Salerno Publicity