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The Postman ()

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Appledor Productions

Presented by


Playwright: David Ferry and Roy Lewis and Sugith Varughese and Leah-Simone Bowen and Lisa Codrington and Andrew Moodie and Joseph Jomo Pierre
Composers: Brooke Blackburn and Saidah Baba Talibah
Director: David Ferry


July 12th, 2015 – July 17th, 2015


Site-specific theatre production about Toronto’s first Black postman. After coming to Canada with his family via the Underground Railroad, Albert Jackson received help from Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, overcame prejudice, and delivered mail for 35 years. Staged from porches along Jackson’s delivery route. (


Claire Armstrong Performer
Naomi Barriff F. O’Neil Youth Performer Placement
Chris Blades Performer
Matthew G. Brown Performer
Layne Coleman Performer
Karen Glave Performer
Christo Graham Performer
Virgilia Griffith Performer
Laurence Dean Ifill Performer
Aisha Jarvis Performer
Nichola Lawrence Performer
Roy Lewis Performer
Ngabo Nabea Performer
Sugith Varughese Performer
Maurice Dean Wint Performer

Creative Team

David Ferry Playwright
Roy Lewis Playwright
Sugith Varughese Playwright
Leah-Simone Bowen Playwright
Lisa Codrington Playwright
Andrew Moodie Playwright
Joseph Jomo Pierre Playwright
Brooke Blackburn Composer
Saidah Baba Talibah Composer
David Ferry Director
Helen Monroe Assistant Director
David Ferry Dramaturge
Raha Javanfar Assistant Musical Director


Chris Blades Musician
Matthew G. Brown Musician
Raha Javanfar Musician
Donovan Locke Musician
Ngabo Nabea Musician
Maurice Dean Wint Musician


Michael Sinclair Stage Manager
Paula Forst Production Manager
Marcie Januska Associate Producer
Annemarie Brissenden PR / Press
Helen Monroe Able to Deliver Coordinator