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The Jungle ()

Produced by

Tarragon Theatre

Playwrights: Anthony MacMahon and Thomas McKechnie
Director: Guillermo Verdecchia


Tarragon Theatre – Extra Space


October 1st, 2019 – November 3rd, 2019


“I worked ‘til I was ready to die. I made it. I belong here. I have carved myself into this country.”

She’s from Moldova, he’s the son of Chinese immigrants. She’s a factory worker by day and a waitress by night. He’s a cab driver. One night he picks her up running from job to job and their whirlwind relationship begins. A typical Toronto love story, stolen in the moments between shifts. But can their love survive a city in late capitalism? (


Shannon Currie Veronyka
Matthew Gin Jack

Creative Team

Anthony MacMahon Playwright
Thomas McKechnie Playwright
Guillermo Verdecchia Director
Shannon Lea Doyle Set Designer
Shannon Lea Doyle Costume Designer
Michelle Ramsay Lighting Designer
Alice Lundy Apprentice Director


Kathleen Jones Stage Manager
Richard Lee Cultural Consultant
Richard Lee Language Coach
Diane Pitblado Dialect Coach


Gerry Egan Production Manager
John Thomson Technical Director
Alanna McConnell Associate Technical Director
Kathleen Johnston Head of Wardrobe
Shaw Forgeron Interim Head of Props
Andrew Chute Head Carpenter
Lindsay Jenkins Extra Space Technician