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Produced by

ARC and Canadian Stage and Theatre Smash

Playwright: Guillermo Calderón
Director: Ashlie Corcoran


The Berkeley Street Theatre – Upstairs Theatre


March 28th, 2017 – April 16th, 2017

Awards & Nominations

2017 Dora Award Nominee (General Theatre Division) – Outstanding Direction (Ashlie Corcoran – Dir, Christopher Stanton – Assoc Dir) 


Two couples meet for dinner to take their minds off the war raging around them. An unexpected profession of love, an untimely proposal, and one kiss later, one of the foursome lies dead on the floor. Chilean playwright Guillermo Calderón’s newest play breaks open cultural barriers, challenging us to confront the limits of our own understanding… (


Dalal Badr Bana
Liza Balkan Interpreter
Greg Gale Youssif
Carlos González-Vio Ahmed
Naomi Wright Hadeel
Bahareh Yaraghi Ameera's Sister

Creative Team

Guillermo Calderón Playwright
Ashlie Corcoran Director
Jackie Chau Costume Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
Noah Feaver Assistant Lighting Designer
Jung-Hye Kim Set Designer
Christopher Stanton Sound Designer
Christopher Stanton Associate Director
Alex Williams Video Designer


Natasha Bean-Smith Stage Manager
Lucy McPhee Apprentice Stage Manager
Peter Eaton Production Manager
Salma Al Atassi Arabic Translation
Salma Al Atassi Dialect Coach
Alexandra Draghici Head of Paint
Brett Hunter Head Carpenter
Stacey Norton Producer, Theatre Smash
Cody McCallum Associate Producer, Theatre Smash
Laura Paduch Producer, ARC