Advanced Search

Advanced Search

Just East of Broadway ()

Produced by

Gig Productions

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwrights: Nicholas Hune-Brown and Ben King
Music: Nicholas Hune-Brown
Director: Lorna Wright


The George Ignatieff Theatre


July 2nd, 2009 – July 11th, 2009


In order to kick-start his failing career, has-been actor Rex Maverick agrees to star in a production in China, the theatre world’s hottest “emerging market.” But instead of bustling Beijing, Rex finds himself in a tiny village directing a cast of enthusiastic amateurs. While Rex is stuck in the town, cultures clash, personalities collide, and musical magic is born. (


Gene Abella The Mid-Level Official
Lana Carillo Mei Ling
Jay Davis Rex Maverick
Darrel Gamotin Tai Lee
Graham Losee Ryan / Allen
Andrea Lui Sui Fung
Lorna Wright Veronica Malone

Creative Team

Nicholas Hune-Brown Playwright
Ben King Playwright
Nicholas Hune-Brown Music
Daniel Lee Music
Lorna Wright Director
Daniel Lee Music Production
Kate Gordon Choreographer
Alex Naylor Lighting Designer


Matt Beckett Additional Instrumentation
Owen Norquay Additional Instrumentation
Julia Barnes Additional Instrumentation
Aaron Ruimy Additional Instrumentation


Kalina Janik Stage Manager
Julia Barnes Mutant Costuming