Some battles are won with unlikely friendships.
by Colleen Murphy
29 SEP to 9 OCT 2016
A spirited 12 year-old Pathfinder is eager to earn all her badges. When she volunteers to read stories to a young soldier injured in Afghanistan, he responds with his own shocking tale — one that throws cherished beliefs about life and hope into question.
A touching account of friendship and fragility.
ADVISORY: Contains strong language and vivid descriptions of war.
as Michael Armstrong
Selected Theatre Credits: Julius Caesar, Much Ado About Nothing (St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival); Twelfth Night (Unit 102); Gotcha (Talk is Free Theatre); The Star Spangled Girl (Classical Theatre Festival); Boys Own Jedi Handbook, Charlotte’s Web (Theatre New Brunswick); Taming of the Shrew (Rose Theatre). Television/Film: Suits, Schitt’s Creek, Nikita, Covert Affairs, Man Seeking Women, Cybergeddon, Breathing Through a Straw. Upcoming: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth (Classical Theatre Festival).
as Halley Armstrong
Select theatre: Cinderella in Into the Woods (Thousand Islands Playhouse); Janet Wilson Meets The Queen (World Premiere), Generous, Pomme & ‘Restes: Shipwrecked! (GCTC); Dream a Little Dream (The Grand); The Sound of Music (NAC); Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (The Globe); A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Hal & Falstaff, Rosalind in As You Like It, The Comedy of Errors (a Company of Fools). A born Calgarian and raised in Ottawa, Toronto is now home for this Ryerson Theatre School grad. Katie is thrilled to be spending time in Sudbury with this beautiful Canadian play! Thanks and love to Caleb and the STC team, my family, and Warren. Enjoy the show!
Director/STC Artistic Executive Director
This is the eighth production Caleb has directed Caleb oversees all the artistic and administrative facets of STC. He previously spent five seasons as Artistic Producer for Theatre New Brunswick. Caleb participated in an International Artist Fellowship and served as a resident tour director for Shakespeare’s Globe in London. He holds a BFA Honors Acting from York, an MFA in Directing from Middlesex (UK) and trained with The Stratford Festival’s Conservatory, Moscow’s GITIS Academy and the Banff Centre. He has premiered roles as an actor for the National Arts Centre, Canadian Stage, The Blyth Festival, The Stratford Festival and The Old Vic. He has taught workshops in London, Poland and Germany. Caleb serves as the Caucus Director on the Board for The Professional Association of Canadian Theatres and has received the Christopher Plummer Fellowship Award, a New Brunswick Arts Board Excellence Award and the Stratford Festival Eliot Haze Playwright Development Award.
For STC: Real Estate, Mourning Dove, In Piazza San Domenico. Recent Credits: One Night Only (Factory Theatre, Dora Mavor Moore Audience Choice Award 2016); Reframed (Acting UpStage, Dora nominated best new musical); Mockingbird (NSTF 2016, Dora nominated outstanding ensemble); Blind Date (Tarragon Theatre, Dora nominated outstanding production); We The Family (World Premier, by George F. Walker); The Immigrant (Harold Green Jewish Theatre). Upcoming: Brandon will be designing for The Globe Theatre, Buddies in Bad Times, The new Lyric Theatre at the TCA in Toronto and returning to STC to design Moose On The Loose. Brandon spent five seasons with the Stratford Festival as a design assistant and has assisted on designs in New York, Los Angeles, The United Kingdom and across Canada. For more information and a portfolio please visit, www.brandonkleimandesign.com
For STC: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (Costume Design), Head of Wardrobe 2015|2016 and 2016|2017 Seasons. Miranda is the Head of Wardrobe at Sudbury Theatre Centre and is a freelance costume designer based out of Toronto. Recent Credits: The Trial of Judith K ( Thought for Food Productions); The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (The Theatre Machine, Unit 102); Winner of the My Theater Award for Outstanding Production for Small, and Wardrobe Mistress for Drayton Entertainments 2013|2014 and 2014|2015 Seasons.
Michelle is an award-winning lighting designer who works with dance, theatre and opera companies across Canada. She has designed for: Theatre New Brunswick, Opera Atelier, The Grand Theatre in London, Modern Times, New Harlem, Shaw Festival, Cahoots Theatre Company, fu-GEN, Thousand Islands Playhouse, Human Cargo, Factory Theatre, Theatre Rusticle, National Arts Centre, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, Native Earth Performing Arts, Mirvish Productions and Tarragon Theatre. She has received five Dora Mavor Moore Awards, a SATAward and in 2008 she received the Pauline McGibbon Award.
For STC: RED, Miracle on 34th Street, A Christmas Carol, For Life. Michael is an east coast and Toronto-based composer, sound designer and musical director. Recent credits include: Marion Bridge, Vigil, You Play Beautifully (Theatre New Brunswick); Angel’s River (Notable Acts Theatre Festival); The 39 Steps (Harbourfront Theatre). Michael is a multiple theatre Nova Scotia award nominee and winner for The Mystery of Maddy Heisler. In 2008 he was awarded the musicians achievement award from the East Coast Music Association. In 2014 he was presented with the Playhouse Honours by the Fredericton Playhouse.
For STC: Da, I’ll be Back Before Midnight, Sound of Music, Wizard of Oz, Sleuth, Butterflies are Free. Robert, born and raised in Sudbury now a resident of Stratford, is pleased to return to STC to celebrate the 45th Anniversary. Robert has stage managed for Stratford Festival, Canadian Opera Company, Charlottetown Festival and at the National Arts Centre. He’s preparing for Falstaff for Manitoba Opera in November.
Apprentice Stage Manager
Rebecca Beith was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie. She moved to Sudbury to attend Cambrian College where she graduated in the Technical Theatre Production program, she then continued her education by attending Thorneloe University to obtain a BFA in Theatre Production. For the past year, she has been studying at Fanshawe College and obtained a post-graduate certificate in Technical Costume Studies. Rebecca is happy to be back in Sudbury and working at STC.