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The Runner ()

Produced by

Human Cargo

Presented by

Theatre Passe Muraille

Playwright: Christopher Morris
Director: Daniel Brooks


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


November 25th, 2018 – December 9th, 2018


ZAKA is an Orthodox Jewish volunteer force in Israel. They collect the remains of Jews killed in accidents. This one-person play follows Jacob – a ZAKA volunteer – as he grapples with the political and moral fall out of saving a woman’s life. (


Gord Rand Jacob

Creative Team

Christopher Morris Playwright
Daniel Brooks Director
Daniel Brooks Dramaturge
Gillian Gallow Set Designer
Gillian Gallow Costume Designer
Bonnie Beecher Lighting Designer
Alexander MacSween Sound Designer
Alexander MacSween Composer


Judy Farthing Stage Manager
Ada Aguilar Assistant Stage Manager
Remington North Production Manager
Devon Jackson Producer
Eric Dizon Publicity Designer
Lyon Smith Production Photographer
Micah Champagne Crew
Giuseppe Condello Crew
Peter Velocci Crew
Aidan Shepherd Crew
Laura Philipps Crew
Joey Morin Crew
Colin Harris Crew


David Fisher Mainspace Technician
Eric Read TPM Production Manager