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Old Man and the River ()

Produced by

Theatre Direct

Presented by

The Wee Festival

Creators: Lynda Hill and Thomas Morgan Jones
Director: Lynda Hill

Inspired by the story by Thomas Morgan Jones


Alliance Fran├žaise de Toronto


May 14th, 2014 – May 18th, 2014


A grumpy old man lives in his little house in the woods. Every day is the same and he likes it this way. One day, something very special occurs: a magical creature leaps into his world and everything changes! Themes of friendship, the natural world, and adjusting to change, are explored in this tale told through puppetry. (2014 Wee Festival Program)


Kira Hall Puppetry
Seanna Kennedy Puppetry
Mike Petersen Puppetry
Eric Woolfe Puppetry

Creative Team

Lynda Hill Creator
Thomas Morgan Jones Creator
Lynda Hill Concept
Lynda Hill Director
Kelly Wolf Original Design
Nicky Phillips Original Music


Eric Woolfe Puppet Construction
Elizabeth McDermott Stage Manager
Kaitlin Hickey Production Manager
Naz Afsahi Production Photography
Vince Morgan Set Construction
Lokki Ma Props
Kaitlin Hickey Props
Ryan Wilson Props
Lokki Ma Dressing
Kaitlin Hickey Dressing
Ryan Wilson Dressing


Meghan Speakman Venue Technician