Roominhouse ~

SYNOPSIS

Whoever said love thy neighbour obviously didn’t live here.  Suzanne moves into the building to start a new life, not suspecting that her subsidized status will spark Chad`s powder keg of issues.  Between her demons and his, their relationship becomes possessive, strange and  volatile.

CONTRIBUTING ARTISTS

Kern Albert (co-writer), Keith Barker, Leah Simone Bowen

DURATION

110 minutes

CAST

1 f, 1 m

STYLE / FORM

Theatre.  Narrative.  Linear.

HISTORY

-developed in a Canada Council for the Arts supported residency at Canada’s National Arts Centre, 2014 with English Theatre ensemble members Petrina Bromley, Christine Brubaker, Dmitry Chepovetsky, David Coomber, Eric Davis, Leah Doz, Sheldon Elter, Quancetia Hamilton, Eliza-Jane Scott, Joey Tremblay, under the leadership of Jillian Keiley and Sarah Garton Stanley.

-workshop staging at SpringWorks Festival

-dramaturgy by Andy McKim as part of Theatre Passe Muraille residency

 

INSPIRED BY

resource distribution among displaced Sudanese refugees and residents of Chad.

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