March 4-23, 2014
Previews March 4 and 5
Opening March 6
Tues-Sat @ 8pm, Sundays @ 2pm
Monsters come in all shapes and sizes…
From celebrated Canadian playwright, Hannah Moscovitch, comes a twisted suburban tale of paranoia, uneasy humour, and sibling treachery in Little One, as Aaron shares the harrowing memories of growing up with his troubled foster sister, Claire. She loves her brother dearly but too much love can be a bad, bad thing.
Starring: Jesse Gervais & Amber Borotsik | Director: Bradley Moss | Set & Costume: Cory Sincennes | Lighting Design: Scott Peters | Composer & Sound Design: Darrin Hagen | Stage Manager: Gina Moe
Weekday Adult: $25
Weekend Adult: $27 (Fri/Sat)
Weekday Student/Senior: $21
Weekend Student/Senior: $25
Opening Night: $50
Tuesday 2 for 1 Night
CAST & CREW
Amber is delighted and inspired to be working with The Other’s vastly talented creative team. She works in both theatre and contemporary dance as a performer, creator and educator. Amber has performed across Canada, the United States and one super magical time in Japan with wonderful artists and companies like Theatre Network, Ghost River Theatre, Northern Light Theatre, The High Performance Rodeo, The Maggie Tree, Azimuth Theatre, Tania Alvarado, Mile Zero Dance and Firefly Theatre. A graduate of the BFA acting program at the U of A, Amber has received three Sterling Awards, the most recent being for her role in in Little One at Theatre Network.
Jesse Gervais is multi award winning Actor, Dancer, Street Performer and Voice over artist. He has been very fortunate to perform with many theatre companies across Canada and is proud to call Edmonton his home. He has appeared in ATPN’s sketch comedy series Caution May Contain Nuts, Bite TV’s E-Town, and appears as ‘Jesse’ in season one and two of TINY PLASTIC MEN on Superchannel. He has lent his voice to videogame characters in Bioware’s MASS EFFECT, DRAGON AGE and NEVERWINTER NIGHTS. Jesse has received a Sterling nomination for Best Actor in BUDDY, Sterling awards for Best Supporting Actor in: THE 4th GRADERS PRESENT AN UNNAMED LOVE SUICIDE, and Best Actor in LET THE LIGHT OF DAY THROUGH. Jesse has a BFA in Acting from the U of A. Namaste.
Hannah Moscovitch is an acclaimed playwright, librettist and TV writer. She’s been honoured with numerous awards, including the Trillium Book Award, both the Herald Angel and a Scotsburn Fringe First at the Edinburgh Festival, and the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize administered by Yale (she is the first Canadian playwright to win the prize). She’s been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and twice for the Siminovitch Prize. This past spring, Hannah was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for Best Book of a Musical after OLD STOCK: A REFUGEE LOVE STORY (co-created with Ben Caplan and Christian Barry) toured to New York City, playing off-Broadway for seven weeks. Hannah’s work for the stage (which includes EAST OF BERLIN, THIS IS WAR, LITTLE ONE, THE RUSSIAN PLAY, INFINITY, BUNNY) has been widely produced in Canada, as well as in the United States, Britain, Europe, Australia and Japan. Hannah is a Playwright-in-Residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto.
Bradley is an MFA graduate in directing from the University Alberta. He joined Theatre Network in 1996 to create the multidisciplinary emerging artist festival – Nextfest. In 2014 Bradley accepted the dual role of Artistic & Executive Director for Theatre Network. Some recent productions include: BED AND BREAKFAST, THE EMPRESS & THE PRIME MINISTER, MINERVA – QUEEN OF THE HANDCUFFS, INFINITY, The Sterling Award Winning Production IRMA VOTH, BUST, GORDON, RED, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, ARMSTRONG’S WAR, the Governor General Nominated THE GRAVITATIONAL PULL OF BERNICE TRIMBLE, the Sterling Award Winning LITTLE ONE, DRIVING MISS DAISY, the Governor General Award Winning PIG GIRL, the Sterling Award Winning LET THE LIGHT OF DAY THROUGH, WHERE THE BLOOD MIXES, IN ON IT, MOVING ALONG, TWELFTH NIGHT, PUBLIC SPEAKING, DOG, THUNDERSTICK, BUDDY, ALIAS GODOT, MISERY, CLOSER AND CLOSER APART, the Sterling Award Winning SUMMER OF MY AMAZING LUCK, TRUE WEST, GIRL IN THE GOLDFISH BOWL, HOSANNA, MARION BRIDGE, A SKULL IN CONNEMARA, the Sterling Award Winning glam rock musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, and HIGH LIFE.
Cory is an award winning designer, currently residing in Charlottetown, PEI. His set, costume and lighting designs have received both national and international recognition. His work has been seen throughout Canada, as well as throughout Europe and Russia. Cory earned a degree in Architectural Studies from Carleton University before studying design at Ryerson Theatre School in Toronto. He also holds a MFA in Theatre Design from the University of Alberta. Recent Designs: EVANANGELINE, BITTERGIRL THE MUSICAL (Charlottetown Festival) LIBERATION DAYS (Theatre Calgary/WCT), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, LES MISERABLES (WCT); MARY POPPINS, NEXT TO NORMAL, (Theatre Calgary/Citadel Theatre); MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, VENUS IN FUR, ROMEO AND JULIET, SPAMALOT, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW (Citadel); LAST 5 YEARS, MICHEL AND TI-JEAN, and LET THE LIGHT OF DAY THROUGH (Theatre Network). www.corysincennes.com
“Now is a time to storm; Why dost thou laugh? It fits not with this hour.” Recent Design credits include BED AND BREAKFAST (Theatre Network), EDAY (Serial Collective), Minerva Queen of the Handcuffs (Ghost-writer Theatre), THE EMPRESS & THE PRIME MINISTER, WHAT A YOUNG WIFE OUGHT TO KNOW, INFINITY (Theatre Network), TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, THE WINTER’S TALE, HAMLET, A COMEDY OF ERRORS (Freewill Players), 9-5, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Grant MacEwan University). Scott is resident Production Manager for Theatre Network and Nextfest, and is a founding member of Edmonton band Captain Tractor. “Why, I have not another tear to shed.”
Darrin Hagen is the Artistic Director of Guys In Disguise, which is celebrating over three decades of creating drag comedies that have toured across North America. He has received 7 Sterling awards for his work in the Edmonton theatre scene, and over 40 Sterling nominations. His writing debut in 1996 was the award-winning THE EDMONTON QUEEN (transformed into book length and published by Brindle & Glass Publishing). Other plays by Darrin include WITCH HUNT AT THE STRAND (nominated for Outstanding New Play); BUDDY (nominated for Outstanding New Play); With Bells On (nominated for Outstanding New Play); BITCHSLAP!; THE NEO-NANCIES: HITLER’S KICKLINE!; TORNADO MAGNET: A SALUTE TO TRAILER COURT WOMEN (published by Brindle & Glass); as well as TYPHOON JUDY (co-written with Christopher Peterson); and PILEDRIVER! (co-written with Wes Borg). His plays have been produced across Canada, in the U.S. and as far away as Ireland.
With his creative partner Trevor Schmidt, he has co-created the hit musical KLONDYKES (nominated for 5 Sterling awards); FLORA & FAWNA’S FIELD TRIP (Sterling Award for Outstanding New Fringe Work); PREPARE FOR THE WORST! (Sterling Nominee for Outstanding New Fringe Work); PUCK BUNNIES (Sterling Nominee for Outstanding New Fringe Work); DON’T FROWN AT THE GOWN; PSYCHOBABBLE; DRAGULA and the children’s musical MY OTHER MOTHER.
He has been inducted into the Q Hall of Fame Canada and the Edmonton Queer Hall of Fame. In 2005 he was named one of 100 Edmontonians of the Century, and last year was named one of Alberta’s 25 Most Influential Artists in the last 25 years. To the best of his knowledge, he’s the only drag queen on that list. He was one of the official Cultural Ambassadors of Canada’s 150 Celebrations, and was appointed as the Writer In Residence for Edmonton Public Libraries for 2018. Most recently, he was one of the recipients of the Edmonton Artists’ Trust Fund.
Recent Stage Management credits include: THE EMPRESS & THE PRIME MINISTER and THE LAST FIVE YEARS for Theatre Network; OH CHRISTMAS TREE for the Roxy Series; THE COLOR PURPLE for The Citadel Theatre; THE BAD SEED, SHOCKER’S DELIGHT and THE SALON OF THE TALKING TURK for Teatro La Quindicina; and WITCH HUNT AT THE STRAND for Workshop West Playwrights’ Theatre.