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Homegrown ()

Produced by

Aluna Theatre and The Homegrown Project and Watercourse Theatre

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Catherine Frid
Director: Beatriz Pizano


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


August 5th, 2010 – August 14th, 2010


A Toronto lawyer/writer meets a prisoner accused of ‘homegrown terrorism’ in 2008. She continues to visit him over the next year and a half, and becomes obsessed with separating fact from hype in the face of the uncertainty, delays and secrecy in his case. A true story. (


Keith Barker Greg / Press / Crown
Lwam Ghebrehariat Shareef
Omar Hady Mubin / Guard / Clerk
Shannon Perreault Cate
Nabeel Salameh Zak / Defence / Handler
Razi Shawahdeh Shaher / Youth

Creative Team

Catherine Frid Playwright
Beatriz Pizano Director
Beatriz Pizano Dramaturge
Navneet Rai Assistant Director
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Designer
Trevor Schwellnus Scenography


Trevor Schwellnus Graphic Designer
Trevor Schwellnus Photography
Serge Bastien Photography
Nabeel Salameh Program Design
Nabeel Salameh Online Marketing


Peter Eaton Venue Technician
John Thomson Venue Technician
Peter Eaton Festival Lighting Designer