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In Flanders Fields ()

Produced by

Smile Theatre

Book: Robert Gontier
Music: Nicky Phillips
Lyrics: Nicky Phillips and Robert Gontier
Director: Thomas Morgan Jones

Inspired by the John McCrae poem


October 1st, 2014 – November 15th, 2014


This compelling hour-long production is a musical based on the extraordinary life of Major John McCrae – soldier, doctor and poet – writer of the legendary elegy, “In Flanders Fields”.  Set during the great Battle of Ypres in WW1, the story weaves through his life as John shares his past with his dear friend Lt. Helmer. (


Nathan Carroll John McCrae
Michael De Rose Alexis Helmer
Cara Pantalone Ma / Alice

Creative Team

Robert Gontier Book
Nicky Phillips Music
Nicky Phillips Lyrics
Robert Gontier Lyrics
Thomas Morgan Jones Director
Aaron Eyre Music Director
Sheree Tams Designer


Kevin Olson Stage Manager
Laura Grandfield Stage Manager