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They Say He Fell ()

Produced by

Cahoots Theatre Company and Pandemic Theatre

Playwrights: Nir Bareket and Donna-Michelle St. Bernard
Director: Jivesh Parasram


Bob Nasmith Innovation Backspace


October 2nd, 2015 – October 18th, 2015


They Say He Fell is a memory play based on based on Nir Barekets recollections of his experience surrounding the death of his elder brother during the repartition of British Palestine.
Narrated by the present day character, Nir (aged sixty-eight), guides the audience through a meditation of mourning in his attempts to reconcile the realities of past events.  (


Steven Bush Nir
Tom Arthur Davis Chayyal / Ensemble
Virgilia Griffith Talila / Ensemble
Maxine Heppner Esther / Ensemble
En Lai Mah Achi / Ensemble
Christopher Stanton David / Ensemble

Creative Team

Nir Bareket Playwright
Donna-Michelle St. Bernard Playwright
Jivesh Parasram Director
Jivesh Parasram Dramaturge
Cameron Davis Production Designer
Michelle Urbano Puppet Design
Jivesh Parasram Sound Designer
Stephanie Carpanini Assistant Director
Julia Howman Projection Assistant


Beth Wong Stage Manager
Laura Warren Technical Director
Michelle Urbano Puppet Coach
John Lauener Production Photographer
Danielle Morgan Publicist
Tom Arthur Davis Producer
Jivesh Parasram Producer


Christopher Ross Venue Technician