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Little Death ()

Presented by

The Riser Project

Playwright: Daniel Karasik
Director: Zachary Florence


The Theatre Centre – BMO Incubator


April 17th, 2015 – May 3rd, 2015


Alex may or may not be dying. Confronted with his mortality, he searches for sex and connection in hotel bars — with his wife Brit’s conflicted blessing. LITTLE DEATH, the lyrical and spare new play by CBC Fiction Prize winner and Dora Award-nominated playwright Daniel Karasik, asks fundamental questions about marriage, fidelity, and the intimate needs of men and women. (


Christopher Stanton Alex
Shauna Black Diane
Nicole Underhay Brit
Elizabeth Tanner Liz
Kate Hennig Claire
Sarah Dodd Marsha

Creative Team

Daniel Karasik Playwright
Zachary Florence Director
Jenna McCutchen Set Designer
Jenna McCutchen Costume Designer
André Du Toit Lighting Designer
Lyon Smith Sound Designer
Monica Dottor Choreographer


Tamara Vuckovic Stage Manager
Katie Leamen Producer
Katie Leamen Publicist
Jennifer Radford Publicist
Linn Øyen Farley Graphic Designer
Emily Lockhart Photography
Trevor Haldane Set Builder
Jenna McCutchen Scenic Painter
Mojo Noble Scenic Painter


Rebecca Vandevelde Head Technician
David DeGrow Relief Technician