by Annabel Soutar
directed by Chris Abraham
September 20, 2016 – October 30, 2016
Annabel, a Montreal documentary theatre artist, leads her own family on a cross-country journey investigating the forces that are shaping the future of our natural resources. Encountering leading freshwater scientists, government officials, activists, and business leaders along the way, The Watershed captures an increasingly polarized Canada in a moment of political reflection.
★★★★ “Chris Abraham and his creative team have crafted a fast-flowing, continually inventive production.” – The Globe and Mail
NNNNN “Thrilling on every level, and as informative as it is inspiring, the play expands the idea of what theatre can do.” – Glenn Sumi, NOW Magazine
“A sprawling, ambitious, revealing, challenging production that also happens to be blissfully hilarious and entertaining as well.” — Toronto Star
Watch our trailer video for The Watershed, courtesy of Porte Parole, here.
The running time of The Watershed is approx. 155 minutes including a 20 minute intermission.
Cast and Crew
Writer – Annabel Soutar
Director – Chris Abraham
Actors – Laura Condlln , Bruce Dinsmore , Alex Ivanovici , Tanja Jacobs , Ngozi Paul , Eric Peterson , Amelia Sargisson , Kristen Thomson
Set and Costume Designer – Julie Fox
Projection Designer – Denyse Karn
Lighting Designer – Kimberly Purtell
Sound Designer – Thomas Ryder Payne
Technical Director – Normand Vincent
Technical Assistant Director – Oz Weaver
Stage Manager – Arwen MacDonell , Merissa Tordjman
Associate Director – Andrew Kushnir
Assistant Stage Manager – Sarah-Marie Langlois
Apprentice Stage Manager & Video Assistant – Angeline St. Amour