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Interrogation: Lives and Trials of the Kamloops Kid ()

Produced by

Collidescope Productions

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwrights: Evan Mackay and Karri Yano
Director: Evan Mackay


Factory Mainspace Theatre


July 1st, 2015 – July 12th, 2015


A brother and sister divided by war: he on trial for treason in Japan; she classified “enemy alien” in Canada. Told through letters and images from opposite sides of WWII, this intimate look at how loyalty and national identity are shaped, chosen, or forced upon us is inspired by the true story of “Canada’s war criminal” Kanao Inouye. (


Benaldo Yeung Kanao Inouye the Kamloops Kid
Loretta Yu Martha / Granddaughter

Creative Team

Evan Mackay Playwright
Karri Yano Playwright
Evan Mackay Director
Grant Dix Visual Designer
Kei Yano Costume Designer


Christine Seki Stage Manager
Natalie Russell Assistant Stage Manager
Robert Toomer Video Technician
Jessica Dix Graphic Designer
Jessica Dix Photographer
Karri Yano Producer
Marty Kobayashi Executive Producer


Joey Morin Venue Technician
Jamie Monteiro Venue Technician
Michelle Ramsay Festival Lighting Designer