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Purgatory in Ingleton ()

Produced by

Storm and Stress Co. and The Red Light District

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Marieluise Fleißer
Translator: Birgit Schreyer Duarte
Director: Birgit Schreyer Duarte


The Anglican Church of the Epiphany and St Mark


August 8th, 2013 – August 18th, 2013


Ingleton, a small town anywhere between Southern Germany and Northern Ontario, is Purgatory, an unlivable transitional place without humanity or compassion. Pregnant teen Olga and Roelle, outcast and self-proclaimed saint, search for understanding and belonging where systems of community, faith and parental guidance fail. (


Miranda Calderon Olga
Jeff Culbert Berotter, her father / Gervasius, an individual
Anna Hardwick Hermine / First Student
Kyra Harper Mrs. Roelle, Roelle's mother
Helen Juvonen Clementine, Olga's sister / Third Student
Jordan Mechano Roelle
Benjamin Muir Peps / Second Altar Boy / Crusius
David J. Phillips Protasius, an individual
Tyler J. Seguin Christian, Olga's brother / First Altar Boy / Second Student

Creative Team

Marieluise Fleißer Playwright
Birgit Schreyer Duarte Translator
Birgit Schreyer Duarte Director
Helen Yung Set Designer
C.J. Astronomo Lighting Designer
Michelle Tracey Costume Designer
Amanda Wong Costume Designer
Michelle Tracey Prop Designer
Amanda Wong Prop Designer
Samuel Sholdice Sound Designer
Samuel Sholdice Additional Composition
Thomas Morgan Jones Movement
Thomas Morgan Jones Fight Choreographer
Cathrin Winkelmann Dramaturgical Support
Annette Schreyer Dramaturgical Support


Nicole de Angelis Stage Manager
Ted Witzel Producer
Birgit Schreyer Duarte Producer
Cathrin Winkelmann Research
Annette Schreyer Research
Stephen Harmelink Musical Consultant
Louis Schreyer Duarte Poster Design
Nicola Samori Poster Imagery