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Red Machine: Part 1 ()

Produced by

The Room

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Creator: Christopher Stanton
Playwright: Brendan Gall
Directors: Chris Hanratty and Erin Shields and Christopher Stanton and Michael Rubenfeld and Geoffrey Pounsett


The Lower Ossington Theatre


July 1st, 2009 – July 12th, 2009


The most innovative, ambitious show of the festival theatre season. Seven playwrights. Three directors. One Red Machine. In an attempt to smash his writer’s block, Hugo checks into a motel where he is unexpectedly consumed by the search for a missing guest – a journey that takes him deep into the inner workings of his own brain. (


James Cade Performer
John Gilbert Performer
PJ Prudat Performer
Tova Smith Performer

Creative Team

Christopher Stanton Creator
Brendan Gall Playwright ("First & Last")
Chris Hanratty Director ("First & Last")
Erin Shields Playwright ("Missing Jesus Church")
Christopher Stanton Director ("Missing Jesus Church")
Kristy Kennedy Choreography ("Missing Jesus Church")
Michael Rubenfeld Playwright ("A Tribute to Joseph Smith")
Geoffrey Pounsett Director ("A Tribute to Joseph Smith")
Thomas Ryder Payne Sound Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
Gillian Gallow Set Designer
Anna Treusch Set Designer
Gillian Gallow Costume Designer
Anna Treusch Costume Designer
Gillian Gallow Prop Designer
Anna Treusch Prop Designer
Leora Morris Assistant Director


Sherry Roher Stage Manager
Catherine Allen Poster & Logo Design
Natasha Bean-Smith General Manager
Ian MacKenzie Marketing