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The Danish Play ()

Produced by

Nightwood Theatre

Playwright: Sonja Mills
Director: Kelly Thornton


The Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


February 22nd, 2007 – March 17th, 2007


The Danish Play, a true story of resistance, is the swirling saga of Agnete Ottosen, the Danish Poet and famed Resistance fighter. Sonja Mills, Ottosen’s great-niece, has written a play that offers historical insight and critical reflection on some of the most urgent issues of our time- nationalism, justice and freedom.  (


Christine Brubaker Bente
Eric Goulem Various
Randi Helmers Helga
Kate Hennig Agnete Ottosen
Bruce Hunter Mads
Clare Preuss Various
Clinton Walker Michael

Creative Team

Sonja Mills Playwright
Kelly Thornton Director
Robin Fisher Set Designer
Joanna Dente Costume Designer
Rebecca Picherack Lighting Designer
Angela De Rocha Sound Designer
Beatriz Pizano Assistant Director
Anna Gallagher-Ross Assistant Director
Kim Blackwell Publicist


Charissa Wilcox Production Manager
Melissa Rood Stage Manager
Veronica Formosa Apprentice Stage Manager
Jolene Antle Costume Coordinator
David Hoekstra Props Coordinator
Slavko Eror Graphic Designer
John Lauener Photographer