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Show and Tell Alexander Bell ()

Produced by

Ars Mechanica

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Director: Vojin Vasovic
Composer: Vladimir Kerkez

Devised by the company.


The Lower Ossington Theatre


August 8th, 2013 – August 18th, 2013


A provocative spectacle inspired by Alexander Graham Bell’s attempt to invent an instrument that would enable his deaf wife to hear. While a modern-day operator leads the audience through this compelling drama of love and alienation, both parties become entangled in the perils and delights of communication. (


Vojin Vasovic Alexander (Alec) Bell, or Someone Like Him
Sasha Kovacs Mabel and Eliza Bell, or Someone Like Them
Natalie Mathieson Mary Moore / Operator
Joe Culpepper Watson, The Man Behind The Curtain

Creative Team

Vojin Vasovic Director
Vladimir Kerkez Composer
Vladimir Kerkez Sound Designer
Vojin Vasovic Lighting Designer
Vojin Vasovic Video Designer


Cassandra Silver Stage Manager
Martine Plourde Assistant Stage Manager
Davin Lengyel Assistant Stage Manager
Montgomery Martin Projectionist
Nikola Stepkovic Poster Design


Gabe Cropley Festival Lighting Designer
Will Hofstetter Venue Technician
John Thomson Venue Technician
Christopher Ross Venue Technician