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A BOY CALLED NEWFOUNDLAND
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A BOY CALLED NEWFOUNDLAND

by Graeme Gillis

March 26 – April 11, 2011
Tarragon Extra Space
World Premiere



"This family is making a
   comeback."


Theatre Smash's first world premiere of a Canadian play, A BOY CALLED NEWFOUNDLAND told the story of a fifteen-year-old's journey to put his family back together, and in doing so, his own maturation from boy to man. The play's witty dialogue, unexpected situations, and raw vulnerability make for a disarming and engaging examination of love.

Newfoundland Willow, called Flounder by his family, is an awkward, fifteen-year-old cadet. A loner who is scared of being alone, Newfoundland thrives on stability, order and rules. When his mother returns home from her second honeymoon without her husband, Newfoundland and his sisters Brigid and Arley struggle to recreate the home and family they once knew.



Featuring Martha Burns, Lara Jean Chorostecki, Layne Coleman, Vivien Endicott-Douglas, Natasha Greenblatt, Martin Happer and Patrick Kwok-Choon
Directed by Ashlie Corcoran
Produced by Sarah Baumann

Set & Costume Designer: Robin Fisher
Lighting Designer: Jason Hand
Sound Designer: John Gzowski
Stage Manager: Melissa Novecosky
Production Manager: Kate Ann Vandermeer
Technical Director: Greg Smith
Assistant Director: Leigh McClymont
Assistant Designer: Lindsay Reliena Forde
Backstage Assistant: Lindsay Code




REVIEWS

"Running right now at the Tarragon Extra Space is Theatre Smash's most ambitious—and most successful—show to date: A BOY CALLED NEWFOUNDLAND."
Torontoist.com

"Ashlie Corcoran's astute and feather-light direction captures both the fun and the angst of this family."
Classical 96.3FM

"There's a lot of hope to go around in A BOY CALLED NEWFOUNDLAND."
TorontoStage.com



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Photography by Scarlet O'Neill


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