by Christopher Morris
February 25, 2020 – March 14, 2020
All remaining performances of The Runner are cancelled effective immediately.
“That’s all that matters. Kindness. An act of kindness.”
Z.A.K.A is an Orthodox Jewish volunteer force in Israel. They collect the remains of Jews killed in accidents. When Jacob, a Z.A.K.A volunteer, makes the split-second decision to treat a young woman, instead of the soldier she may have killed, his world is changed forever.
A powerful thriller from Toronto’s Human Cargo and winner of the 2019 Dora Mavor Moore Awards for Outstanding Production, Outstanding Direction and Outstanding New Play.
Audience Advisory: The Runner contains water based haze, loud sound effects and strobe lights.
Photo featuring Gord Rand by Lyon Smith.
Cast and Crew
Writer – Christopher Morris
Director/Dramaturg – Daniel Brooks
Associate Director – Severn Thompson
Actors – Gord Rand
Set and Costume Designer – Gillian Gallow
Lighting Designer – Bonnie Beecher
Composer & Sound Designer – Alexander MacSween
Stage Manager – Andrea Baggs
Assistant Stage Manager – Taryn Dougall
Production Manager & Associate Lighting Designer – Jeff Pybus
Alternate Stage Manager – Victoria Wang