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Produced by


Presented by

Theatre Aquarius and Canadian Stage

Playwright: Nina Raine
Director: Daryl Cloran


The Berkeley Street Theatre – Marilyn and Charles Baillie Theatre


February 2 - 5, 2014


February 2nd, 2014 – March 2nd, 2014

Awards & Nominations

2014 Dora Award Nominee – Outstanding Performance by a Female (Holly Lewis)


Billy is deaf but his unconventional family has tried to raise him as part of the hearing world. It’s not until he meets Sylvia, a young woman who is becoming deaf herself, that he finally discovers what it means to be heard. (


Stephen Drabicki Billy
Patricia Fagan Ruth
Holly Lewis Sylvia
Nancy Palk Beth
Dylan Trowbridge Daniel
Joseph Ziegler Christopher

Creative Team

Nina Raine Playwright
Daryl Cloran Director
Lorenzo Savoini Set Designer
Lorenzo Savoini Lighting Designer
Lorenzo Savoini Projection Designer
Dana Osborne Costume Designer
Richard Feren Composer & Sound Designer
Crystal Jonasson Assistant Director


Kate Porter Stage Manager
Nicola Benidickson Assistant Stage Manager
Melissa Arsenault Apprentice Stage Manager
Doug Morum Production Manager
David Hoekstra Property Master
Elizabeth Morris ASL Coach
Penny Shincariol ASL Interpreter
Laura Gardner Wardrobe Coordinator


Jay Blencowe Senior Head Technician
Cecilia Waszczuk Head Technician
Melissa Grandovec Junior Head Technician