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Bethany's Gate

performers

Hadrian Abbott, Wendy Akerboom, Jenn Hall, Diana Kolpak, Kathleen LeRoux, Megan O'Shea, Giovanni Salvia, David Benjamin Tomlinson

directors

Diana Kolpak + David Benjamin Tomlinson

composer (dora nomination)

James Fisher

set design

Wendy Akerboom

costumes (dora nomination)

Ensemble

an 8-clown ballet within a play

The Gorgonetrevich Corps de Ballet Nationale, forced to flee revolution in their homeland, is determined to mount a ballet that is a long-lost national treasure, despite the fact they have no funding.



The Theatre Centre 2004

Harbourfront's World Fare Festival 2004



"...there’s not a weak link in the cast. All are clued-up improvisers, and the introduction is inspired.” Paul Isaacs, eye Magazine


“Bethany’s Gate gets the prize for the season’s most eclectic mix of genres and disciplines…packaged into a breezy, amusing hour-long show.”   Glenn Sumi, NOW Magazine

photo © Diana Kolpak