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Kim’s Convenience ()

Produced by

Soulpepper Theatre Company

Playwright: Ins Choi
Director: Weyni Mengesha


The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


January 12th - 18th, 2012


January 19th, 2012 – February 11th, 2012

Awards & Nominations

2012 Toronto Theatre Critics Award Winner – Best Canadian Play, Best Actor in a Play (Paul Sun-Hyung Lee)

2012 Dora Award Nominee – Outstanding New Play, Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role (Paul Sun-Hyung Lee)


Loosely based on the prodigal son story, Kim’s Convenience describes the journey of a fractured but loving family confronting the future and forgiving the past. (


Clé Bennett Rich / Mr. Lee / Mike / Alex
Ins Choi Jung
Esther Jun Janet
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee Appa
Jean Yoon Umma

Creative Team

Ins Choi Playwright
Weyni Mengesha Director
Ken MacKenzie Set Designer
Ken MacKenzie Costume Designer
Lorenzo Savoini Lighting Designer
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Designer
Sean Baek Fight Director
Copper Brown Assistant Director


Nancy Dryden Stage Manager
Kat Chin Assistant Stage Manager


Jacqueline Robertson-Cull Head of Hair and Makeup
Mike Keays Carpenter
Geoff Hughes Cutter
Natalie Swiercz Sewer
Natalie Swiercz Dresser
Greg Chambers Props Builder
Paul Boddum Scenic Artist
Duncan Johnstone Scenic Artist
Daniela Mazic Scenic Artist
Janet Pym Wardrobe Coordinator
Greg Poulin Production Manager
Sarah Elizabeth Noyes Head of Wardrobe
Andy DeVries Head Carpenter
Mike Ledermueller Technical Director
Andrew Hillman Associate Technical Director
Kelly Read Associate Technical Director
Lisa Nighswander Head of Properties
David Rayfield Head Painter
Eleni McKinnon Production Assistant
Jason Browning House Technician
Benn Hough House Technician
Pascale Thibodeau House Technician