Good Grief

Good Grief

Written by Christopher Durang, Mark Lucas, Don Nigro and Paul Hannah

Directed by Dierdre Robinson, Dale Murison, Nadia Salerno and Anne Lyons

Front Row proudly present NEW: New directors/Emerging Writers.

These one act plays celebrate emerging writers and nurture upcoming directors. The theme is Good Grief: four comedies (in varying shades of black) about death and grief. Our emerging writers for this year are our own president Paul Hannah and award winning local playwright Mark Lucas.

Avatar by Mark Lucas, directed by Dale Murison
A burglar enters and things don’t go as planned!

The Funeral Parlour by Christopher Durang, directed by Dierdre Robinson
A mourner confronts the widow with a different flavour of grief.

Crossing The Bar by Don Nigro, directed by Nadia Salerno
Two women and an open casket – what could go wrong?

Tuesdays Are For Bill by Paul Hannah, directed by Anne Lyons
Two widows meet in a cemetery and share the secrets of their marriages.

 

Dates and Venue

The show ran from March 4 to 19, 2005 and was performed at Hamilton Town Hall.

 

Cast

The Funeral Parlour
Susan Lucia Bee
XXXX Helen Royle
Avatar
Virgil Garry Sommerville
Anastasia Danielle McAllister
Charlotte Julie Moran
Crossing The Bar
Margaret Gabrielle Smith
Gretchen Julie Bray
Corpse Ray Turner
Tuesdays Are For Bill
Bill Aaron Marshall
XXXX Mark Ryan
June Sandra Fleming
Mandy Leilani Wyatt

 

Programme

A PDF of the programme for the show can be found here.

 

Photos

 
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