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Half Life ()

Produced by

Necessary Angel Theatre Company

Presented by

Canadian Stage

Playwright: John Mighton
Director: Daniel Brooks


Bluma Appel Theatre


January 8th, 2007 – February 3rd, 2007


Nursing home residents Clara and Patrick fall in love, but their children are wary of this unconventional and unexpected affair. What shines through when memory fades away?
Half Life is a poetic and compassionate portrait of the nature of memory, aging and true love.  (


Laura de Carteret Anna
Barbara Gordon Agnes / First Scientist / Diana
Carolyn Hetherington Clara
Maggie Huculak Tammy / Second Scientist
Randy Hughson Reverend / Stanley
Diego Matamoros Donald
Eric Peterson Patrick

Creative Team

John Mighton Playwright
Daniel Brooks Director
Dany Lyne Set Designer
Dany Lyne Costume Designer
Andrea Lundy Lighting Designer
Richard Feren Sound Designer
Richard Feren Music
David Duclos Assistant Lighting Designer


Crystal Salverda Stage Manager
Kate Porter Assistant Stage Manager
Nathaniel Kennedy Technical Director
Jolene Antle Head of Wardrobe


Chris Root Head Electrician
Reg Taylor Head Carpenter
Douglas Parker Property Master
Aaron Hanna Sound Operator
Tim Flawn Assistant Electrician
Rob Rea Flyman
Craig Putt Technical Director
Roger West Operations Manager
Tyler Devine Technical Associate / IT Systems
Serge Plourde Production Assistant
Mary Spyrakis Head of Properties
Shelley Heebner Props Coordinator
William Sovie Senior Props Builder
Barbara E. Singer Head of Wardrobe
Susan Batchelor Wardrobe Mistress
Sharon Ryman Wig Construction & Styling