MAY 13 7PM
SUDBURY THEATRE CENTRE, 170 Shaughnessy St, Greater Sudbury, ON P3E 3E7
TICKETS $15 At Door  |  Festival Pass (all events) $50

An original, new play about the men who migrated from Newfoundland to mine and make Northern ON their home. The year is 1968 and these men must decide if they can make this dangerous work and these barren rock home.

Director: Lisa O’Connell
Dramaturg: Caitie Graham

Raised in Copper Cliff, playwright Karen Thistle’s work has appeared at Sudbury Theatre Centre Playwrights Junction and Northern Ontario’s PlaySmelter Festival. She is a founding member of Inklings (Playwrights and Screenwriters), Sudbury Writers Guild. In her time away from writing, Karen is a Producer with Pat the Dog Theatre Creation, and has enjoyed working with public libraries, hat making, rug hooking and more. She lives in Sudbury with her partner Peter, and pirate fish Eli.

Alessandro Costantini is the co-founder and Artistic Director of YES Theatre and the Sudbury Theatre Centre. His work has brought him to stages across North America, most recently in the National Tour of the Tony Award winning best musical, Dear Evan Hansen. He has been recognized for his work with a Dora nomination (Featured Performance in a Musical – Dear Evan Hansen/Mirvish Productions), a META nomination (Best Leading Performance – Prom Queen/Segal Centre), as well as nominations from the Ontario Arts Council for the John Hirsch Directors Award, the K.M Hunter Award, the Pauline McGibbon Award and the prestigious Johanna Metcalf Performing Arts Prize. Alessandro is a graduate of the George Brown School and a recipient of the 2018 Mayor’s Arts Award.

ake Deeth was born and raised in Sudbury. A George Brown Theatre School graduate, Jake has worked with YES Theatre since their production of RENT (2011). Into The Woods will be Jake’s 20th production with YES. Notable theatre credits include Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar, Edna in Hairspray, Harry in Mamma Mia, Drew in Bed and Breakfast, Misha in Ride The Cyclone, costume designer for Billy Elliot, Mamma Mia, Violet, and director of James and the Giant Peach (YES Theatre), Semyon in The Suicide (George Brown Theatre School), and Mephistopheles in Faust (Theatre by the Bay). Jake is proud to be a YES Theatre resident artist and the STC Venue Coordinator. (@jakemackenziedeeth)

Born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario, Colton Gobbo is now a Toronto-based actor, writer, director, and stunt performer/choreographer working in film, television, and theatre. His first production was at the age of 9, performing in YES Theatre’s HAIR. Colton is a recent graduate of the George Brown Theatre School, and can currently be seen at 8:30pm every Tuesday on CBC and CBC Gem as Mike Critch Jr. in Son of a Critch, as well as in the second season of Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia. @coltosaur on all social media.

Recent theatre credits include: Pedrolino (The Corsican Complaint, GBTS), Solyony (Three Sisters & Co., GBTS), John (A Brave New World [Workshop], Tarragon Theatre), Himself (Wonderfully Fantastic… [Wonderfully Fantastic and Compelling Stories Created, Directed, Performed, and Written (but not produced) by Three Gentlemen Who Live Together, Presented in a Well-Mannered Compilation / Bit Format, Including: The Ballad of the Three Salesmen, a Live Feline, and Other Miscellaneous Stories Based on Real Events, ON ICE], YES Theatre).

Recent film/T.V. credits include: Mike Critch Jr. (Son of a Critch), Jordan (Ginny & Georgia), Noah (The Desperate Hour), Rudy (MADD ‘The Wish), Kyle (Titans), Letterman (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark)

Admission $15. Children under 12 years FREE.

Festival Passes $50. Includes: Admission to all events + Festival Treat Bag + Discount for on-line purchases at Playwrights Canada Press.

Doors open 30 minutes before each event. Please note that some events have limited capacity.