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These Violent Delights ()

Produced by

Guilty by Association

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Director: Cole Lewis

Devised By: Patrick Blenkarn, Jessica Del Fierro, Dominique Hat, Cole Lewis, Brittany MArtyshuk, Evan Medd, Pascal Reiners, Nicola Rough, Mischa Shadloo, Emilyn Sim, Eddy Van Wyk, Montserrat Videla, Logan Williams, Matt Winter, Johnny Wu, and Jordan Zanni.


Factory Mainspace Theatre


August 5th, 2017 – August 12th, 2017


Everyone is annihilating each other. Or dying of a plague. The patriarchy thinks it can set things straight by building a monument made of gold.

Inspired by a scene from Romeo & Juliet that no one seems to remember, these violent delights asks: Why do we think a memorial can represent history and loss? How can a specific monument enfold larger issues of cultural memory and capital? And what, if anything, is sacred? (


Jessica Del Fierro Performer
Jordan Zanni Nurse / Chorus
Alexa Fraser Nurse / Chorus
Johnny Wu Nurse / Chorus
Nicola Rough Nurse / Chorus
Montserrat Videla Nurse / Chorus
Dominique Hat Nurse / Chorus
Evan Medd Nurse / Chorus
Emilyn Sim Nurse / Juliet
Matt Winter Nurse / Romeo
Shira Leuchter Nurse's Voice

Creative Team

Cole Lewis Director
Cole Lewis Text
Patrick Blenkarn Assistant Director
Mischa Shadloo Assistant Director
Brian Dudkiewicz Set Designer
Logan Williams Set Designer
Kaileigh Krysztofiak Lighting Designer
Logan Williams Costume Designer
Michael Bergmann Projection Designer
Sam Ferguson Sound Designer