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The Road to Paradise ()

Produced by

Human Cargo

Presented by

Crow’s Theatre

Playwrights: Jonathan Garfinkel and Christopher Morris
Director: Christopher Morris


The Aga Khan Museum – Auditorium


December 2nd, 2015 (one night only)


A child suicide bomber in Pakistan, a Canadian soldier in Kandahar, an Afghan immigrant in Toronto.

Three worlds collide in this play about love and loss in the time of war. Based on interviews conducted with families of the Canadian Armed Forces, and families of the Pakistan and Afghan Army, The Road to Paradise is presented in English/Dari with a cast of Canadian, Afghan and Pakistani actors, and explores how the war in Afghanistan is affecting the lives of women and children. (


Beau Dixon Performer
Christine Horne Performer
Andrew Lawrie Performer
Cheri Maracle Performer
Samiya Mumtaz Performer
Parwin Mushtael Performer
Sanjay Talwar Performer

Creative Team

Jonathan Garfinkel Playwright
Christopher Morris Playwright
Christopher Morris Director
Gillian Gallow Set Designer
Gillian Gallow Costume Designer
Michelle Ramsay Lighting Designer
Richard Feren Sound Designer
Richard Feren Composer


Elizabeth McDermott Stage Manager
Kelsey Rutledge Apprentice Stage Manager
Kaitlin Hickey Technical Director
Andrew Leeke Technical Director