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I Hired a Contract Killer ()

Produced by

Randolph Entertainment

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwright: Aki Kaurismäki
Director: Bruce Pitkin


The Annex Theatre


July 3rd, 2013 – July 14th, 2013

Awards & Nominations

2014 Broadway World Awards Winner – Best Fringe Festival Production – Play, Fringe Festival Breakout Performance – Male (Matt Raffy)


Ousted from his job as a civil servant, Henri Boulanger doesn’t want to live anymore, but can’t seem to off himself, so he hires a professional to do the job. Then his luck starts to change and he reconsiders dying. Can he convince the hired gun to stop? (


Jackie Rose Brown Pete / Salesgirl
Brittani Byrne Margaret
Andrew J. Hampton Cab Driver / Bartender / Vic / Man Selling Dark Glasses / Ali
Jessica Harb Secretary / Daughter
Annelise Hawrylak Department Head / Jeweller
Joey O’Dael Landlady / Al / Guitarist
Samantha Knapp Killer's Boss / Frank
Matt Raffy Henri
Shai Tannyan Receptionist / Policewoman / Shopkeeper
Mitch Wedgewood Killer / Bongo Man

Creative Team

Aki Kaurismäki Playwright
Bruce Pitkin Director
Hallie Burt Assistant Director
Anna Treusch Set Designer
Anna Treusch Costume Designer
Anna Treusch Prop Designer
Matt Leckie Assistant Set Designer
Matt Leckie Assistant Costume Designer
Matt Leckie Assistant Prop Designer
Siobhán Sleath Lighting Designer


Charles McWilliam Technical Director
Alice Ferreyra Production Stage Manager
Melinda Little Movement Coach
LJ Nelles Vocal Coach
Adam Campbell Soundscape Coach
Charles McWilliam Carpenter
Ian Albright Carpenter
Zack Russell Fringe Liason


Jesse Noodle Venue Technician
Joseph Patrick Festival Lighting Designer
Kai Masaoka Venue Technician