A Canadian Premiere Production

January 29th – February 19th
Berkeley Street Theatre – Upstairs
Tues/Wed/Thurs at 7:30pm
Fri at 7:00pm
Sat at 2pm & 8pm
Sun at 2pm (Feb. 12 at 1pm)
Ticket prices: $20-$40
Box Office: 416-368-3110

Directed by Jonathan Goad


Nancy Beatty
Nora McLellan
Philip Riccio
Loretta Yu

Set/Costume DesignShannon Lea Doyle
Lighting Design Kevin Lamotte
Sound DesignMichael Laird
Stage ManagerMichael Sinclair

A cheerful innkeeper. A young couple struggling to stay together. Thousands of inanimate objects, watching. A simple enough description, but Annie Baker’s fascinating play takes a look at what theatre can be and builds a world all its own. Baker’s hyper-realism bleeds into the eerily super-natural in this quiet tale, where actors and audiences alike delve into ideas of self, mortality, and the solitude of human experience.

“The Company Theatre’s production is an encompassing introduction to Baker’s work, one we wish was running a bit longer.” – The Toronto Star
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“I find Baker’s work deeply moving and nourishing in a way others find religion at this time when many of us are giving up on one another.” – The Globe & Mail
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“A magnificent evening.” – The National Post
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photos by Dahlia Katz Photography

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