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Winners and Losers ()

Produced by

Chromatic Theatre

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Marcus Youssef and James Long
Adapters: Valerie Planche and Makambe K. Simamba and Jenna Rodgers
Director: Jenna Rodgers


The Theatre Centre – Franco Boni Theatre


August 10th, 2018 – August 17th, 2018


A game in which two artists, and friends, debate whether people, places, and things are winners or losers. Through this competition, their friendships are tested as deep-seated beliefs emerge and difference becomes more challenging to negotiate. An all-female cast reinterpret Marcus Youssef and James Long’s original text to offer a contemporary exploration of sisterhood that circles around friendships, female patterns of behaviour, and systemic racism. (


Valerie Planche Val
Makambe K. Simamba Mak

Creative Team

Marcus Youssef Playwright
James Long Playwright
Valerie Planche Adapter
Makambe K. Simamba Adapter
Jenna Rodgers Adapter
Jenna Rodgers Director


Kathleen Jones Stage Manager


Navid Amini Venue Technician
Tim Lindsay Venue Technician
John Cabanela Venue Technician
Jennifer Lennon Festival Lighting Designer