Prosper, is a simple fisherman who falls prey to Eddy’s agenda-driven generosity and finds himself in an intractable position, incurring mounting debt. He is harassed at home by his hysterical wife, Solange and feels his home shrinking around him. Prosper has to find a way out.
Playwright: DM St. Bernard
Dramaturge & Director: Philip Adams
Actors: Leah Simone Bowen, Jivesh Parasram, Cole Alvis, Omar Hady, Mina James, Tara Lee Reddick, John Allen Maclean, Nicole Joy-Fraser, Peter Bailey, Johnny Trinh, Matthew Burgess
Persephone Theatre Production Designers: Jeff Chief (costume), Gilles Zolty (sound & composition), Jenna Maren (set), David Granger (lighting)
Persephone Theatre Production Stage Manager: Dustyn Wales
3 m, 1 f
STYLE / FORM
Theatre. Linear. Narrative.
- Premiere production at Persephone Theatre, Saskatoon, October 23-November 3, 2013
- Published by Playwrights Canada Press
- Developed in residence at Stratford Festival playwright’s retreat
- Public reading as part of Prismatic Festival, Halifax 2012
the impact of imported sport-fish species on Burundi’s native fishing trade