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The Gravitational Pull of Bernice Trimble ()

Produced by

Factory Theatre and Obsidian Theatre Company

Playwright: Beth Graham
Director: Philip Akin


Factory Mainspace Theatre


November 2nd - 6th, 2013


November 2nd, 2013 – December 1st, 2013

Awards & Nominations

2014 Dora Award Nominee – Outstanding Scenic Design


While making her mother’s Everything-That-Is-Bad-For-You casserole, Iris struggles with life, family and the unwieldy laws of the universe. Beth Graham (co-creator of the acclaimed Drowning Girls) has painted a heartbreaking but funny portrait of family in crisis. (


Lucinda Davis Sara Trimble
Alexis Gordon Iris Trimble
Karen Robinson Bernice Trimble
Peyson Rock Peter Trimble

Creative Team

Beth Graham Playwright
Philip Akin Director
Camellia Koo Set Designer
Ming Wong Costume Designer
Andrew Smith Lighting Designer
Richard Lee Sound Designer
Richard Stewart Assistant Director
Henriette Renié Composer ("Au Bord du Ruisseau")


Julia Seager-Scott Harpist


Nicola Benidickson Stage Manager
Lisa McKay Apprentice Stage Manager
Jamie Monteiro Head Builder
Michael Brunet Set Install and Lighting Crew
David DeGrow Set Install and Lighting Crew
Nick Rose Set Install and Lighting Crew
Sarah “Pip” Bradford Set Install and Lighting Crew
Matt Armour Set Install and Lighting Crew
Matt Armour Painter
Adam Rankin Photography
Joanna Akyol Production Photography
Chantelle Zoelene Laliberte Head of Wardrobe
Jenny So Head of Properties


Erin Birkenbergs Production Manager
Jamie Monteiro MainStage Technical Director
Bryan Eaton Assistant Production Manager