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Orphan Song
by Sean Dixon
directed by Richard Rose
Mar 27, 2022 – Apr 24, 2022
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“In a lightning strike of inspiration, I claimed another child”

40,027 BCE (when the average human could count to five), a grief stricken Homo-Sapien couple adopts a Neanderthal child. But language separates parents and child only to then separate mother and father – how do we love when we can’t communicate?

With that, a mythic journey of danger and sacrifice ensues to connect to the Neanderthals and to protect the child at all costs.

A heroic tale of clashing cultures and how the bonds of family are truly formed.
Orphan Song runs approximately 2 hours and 10 minutes including intermission.
Download the house program here.
Download the education resource guide here.

Cast and Crew
Writer – Sean Dixon
Director – Richard Rose
Set Designer – Graeme S. Thomson
Costume Designer – Charlotte Dean
Lighting Consultant – Jareth Li
Musical Director and Sound Designer – Juliet Palmer
Puppet Master – Kaitlin Morrow
Stage Manager – Sandy Plunkett
Apprentice Stage Manager – Alysse Szatkowski
Heather Marie Annis
Beau Dixon
Philippa Domville
Sophie Goulet
Phoebe Hu
Germaine Konji
Ahmed Moneka
Kaitlin Morrow
Kaitlyn Riordan
Terry Tweed
Daniel Williston