The Pillow Man
The Canadian Stage Company launches its 20th anniversary season with the Toronto premiere of Martin McDonagh’s thrilling drama The Pillowman, a Birdland Theatre Production produced in association with The Canadian Stage Company
- By the award-winning creator of The Beauty Queen of Leenane -
Toronto - The Canadian Stage Company opens its 20th anniversary season with BirdLand Theatre’s Toronto premiere of The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh at the Berkeley Street Theatre. This marks the inaugural partnership between The Canadian Stage Company and BirdLand Theatre.
In an unnamed totalitarian state, a writer is incarcerated and interrogated about a string of child murders seemingly inspired by his gruesome short stories. With macabre humour and sharp dialogue, this riveting play from the legendary creator of The Beauty Queen of Leenane and The Lieutenant of Inishmore explores the powerful influence of literature and begs the question – does art imitate life or does life imitate art?
"A play of extraordinary power and theatrical
Directed by David Ferry, The Pillowman features Paul Fauteux as Michal, Richard McMillan as Tupolski and Shaun Smyth as Katurian with Paul Eves as Father, Zorana Kydd as Mother and Isabella Lobo as Girl.
Joining Mr. Ferry is a creative team which includes set & lighting designer Glenn Davidson, costume designer Gillian Gallow, sound designer John Gzowski, stage manager Andrea Schurman and assistant stage manager Mike Lewandowski.
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THE PILLOWMAN DETAILS:
September 17-19, 2007
September 20 – October 27, 2007
Monday-Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.; Wednesday matinee at 1:30 p.m.; Saturday 2 p.m.
Canadian Stage – Berkeley Street Theatre
Rush seats are available for any performance one hour prior to show time. Rush seats are half the regular ticket price.
Pay-what-you-can tickets are available for Monday-night performances only. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Canadian Stage Box Office beginning at 10 a.m. on the day of the performance.
*Subscription seats for The Pillowman available now; single tickets on sale September 4, 2007.
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