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Tightrope ()

Produced by

Magmoe Media and Triple Take Productions

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Playwright: R.J. Downes
Director: Kate Fenton


Theatre Passe Muraille Mainspace


June 30th, 2010 – July 11th, 2010


Raised in a travelling circus, Sheila grew up knowing only the insides of the giant tent. Her world was a child’s fantasy brought to life. But behind the bright lights and make-up is a place as painful and real as any other. (


Stephanie Seaton Sheila
June Morrow Ring Mistress
Will O’Hare Lion Tamer
Mark Gibson Johnny
Adam Seybold Mark
Richard Beaune Dodo

Creative Team

R.J. Downes Playwright
R.J. Downes Script Development
Kate Fenton Script Development
Adam Seybold Script Development
Kate Fenton Director
Jillian Harper Assistant Director
Jeremy Hutton Fight Director
Melanie McNeill Set Designer
Mary Downes Costume Designer


Jillian Harper Stage Manager
Louise Adamson Seamstress
R.J. Downes Poster / Program Design
R.J. Downes Producer
Maureen Bell Producer
Regan Macaulay Producer