TARRAGON PRESENTS THE ENGLISH PREMIERE OF CAROL FRÉCHETTE’S
THE SMALL ROOM AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS
“Spread your wings, my love. Take over the whole house.”
Tarragon Theatre is pleased to present the English-language premiere of The Small Room at the Top of the Stairs, written by leading Canadian playwright Carole Fréchette, translated by John Murrell, one of Canada’s most frequently produced playwrights. Directed by Weyni Mengesha hot on the heels of her recently acclaimed production, Kim’s Convenience for Soulpepper, The Small Room at the Top of the Stairs previews from February 29, opens March 7 and closes April 8 in Tarragon Theatre’s Mainspace.
Nicole Underhay stars as the innocent and beautiful Grace who has just married the man of her dreams. Henry is rich, handsome and promises the world, with one exception – She mustn’t ever go into the small room at the top of the stairs. And yet, Grace finds herself irresistibly drawn to the mystery behind the door, despite warnings from her mother Joyce and the endless misgivings of Anne, her older sister.
Also starring Claire Calnan as Anne, Sarah Dodd as Joyce, Raquel Duffy as Jenny and Rick Roberts as Henry, The Small Room at the Top of the Stairs proves that we all have things to hide, and begs the question, what would happen if these secrets are exposed?
Tarragon Theatre presents the English-language premiere of
The Small Room at the Top of the Stairs
Written by Carole Fréchette
Translated by John Murrell
Directed by Weyni Mengesha
Starring Claire Calnan, Sarah Dodd, Raquel Duffy, Rick Roberts and Nicole Underhay
Set and Costume Designer: Astrid Jansen
Lighting Designer: Bonnie Beecher
Composer/Sound Design: Thomas Ryder Payne
Assistant Director: Laury Leite
Stage Manager: Marie Fewer
Opens March 7 and runs to April 8, 2012 (Previews from February 29)
Tarragon Theatre's Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Avenue
Tuesday-Saturday 8pm, Sunday matinees at 2:30pm, Saturday matinees March 10, 17 and 24 at 2:30pm.
Tickets range from $21-$51 (including discounts for students, seniors and groups).
For tickets, call the box office at 416.531.1827 or visit www.tarragontheatre.com
Added by dwcommunications1 on February 28, 2012