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Fire ()

Produced by

Canadian Stage and Citadel Theatre

Playwrights: Paul Ledoux and David S. Young
Director: James MacDonald


Bluma Appel Theatre


March 24th, 2008 – April 19th, 2008


Fire is a gospel-rock spectacle that will have audiences “praying” for more! Inspired by the lives of rocker Jerry Lee Lewis and his cousin, TV evangelist Jimmy Swaggart, Fire tells the story of Herchel and Cale two sons of a preacher who walk very different paths. (


Ted Dykstra Cale Blackwell
Rick Roberts Hershel Blackwell
Martin Julien Shelley Grant / Jackson / Sam
Richard McMillan JD Blackwell
Nicole Underhay Molly King
Ben Birchard Ensemble
Colin Maier Ensemble
Myla Southward Ensemble
Paula Wolfson Ensemble

Creative Team

Paul Ledoux Playwright
David S. Young Playwright
James MacDonald Director
Ted Dykstra Music Director
Melanie Doane Associate Music Director
Melanie Doane Vocal Arrangements
Bretta Gerecke Set Designer
Bretta Gerecke Lighting Designer
David Boechler Costume Designer
Peter McBoyle Sound Designer
Gavin McDonald Associate Lighting Designer
Simon Fon Fight Director
Owen Hutchinson Assistant Sound Designer


Michael Sinclair Stage Manager
Nancy Yuen Assistant Stage Manager
Les Myhr Head Carpenter
Andre LaFrance Assistant Head Carpenter
Dan Menard Carpenter
Chris Hayes Carpenter
Kelly Menard Carpenter
Greg Cardinal Carpenter
Michelle Dias Head of Scenic Art
Nicole Piotrkowski Assistant Head Scenic Artist


Chris Root Head Electrician
Reg Taylor Head Carpenter
Douglas Parker Property Master
Keijo Makela Sound Operator
Tim Flawn Assistant Electrician
Rob Rea Flyman
Alistair Hepburn Director of Production
Chris Carlton Technical Director
Stephanie Ripley Assistant Technical Director
Vanya Garraway Production Management Intern
Mary Spyrakis Head of Properties
William Sovie Senior Props Builder
Shelley Heebner Props Builder
Lokki Ma Metcalf Props Intern
Barbara E. Singer Head of Wardrobe
Jennifer Snowsill Buyer
Ina Kerklaan Cutter
Anita O’Toole Tailor
Gulay Cokgezen Wardrobe First Hand
Phil Atfield Wardrobe First Hand
Kate Day Assistant to Head of Wardrobe