Past Productions

2013

Pennies from Heaven

Pennies from Heaven was the inaugural production of The Theatre on King. Based on Dennis Potter’s BBC miniseries and adapted by Ryan Kerr, twelve episodes were performed from January to June, 2013.
EPISODE ONE – January 7, 2013
Director : Ryan Kerr
Arthur Parker – Ryan Kerr
Joan Parker – Katie O’Rourke
Accordion Man – Brad Brackenridge
Conrad Baker – Matt Gilbert
Costumes / Choreography : Kate Story
Lighting & Sound Operator : Spencer Allen
Video by Dan English

Young Frankenstein

From the screenplay by Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks, Young Frankenstein was performed as a three-part series each Monday from October 21st to November 4th, 2013.
Videos by Dan English, Poster by Brad Brackenridge
EPISODE 1 – October 21st, 2013
Director / Adaptation : Ryan Kerr
Freddy – Luke Foster
Student – Sam Sayer
Mr. Hilltop / Boy – Andrew Little
Orderly – Ryan Kerr
Gerhart Falkstein / Conductor – Rob Fortin
Elizabeth – Katie O’Rourke
Igor – Dan Smith
Inga – Sarah McNeilly
Frau Blucher – Kate Story
Costumes / Portrait & Castle Painting : Kate Story
Lighting / Sound Op : Spencer Allen

2014

The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T

The Theatre on King and Fleshy Thud presented a two-part adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s only feature film, The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T, in May 2014. Episode 1 was performed on Monday, May 5th and Episode 2 the following Monday, May 12th.
Videos by Dan English, Rehearsal Photos by Ryan Kerr
Lyrics : Dr. Seuss
Original Score : Frederick Hollander
Director : Kate Story
Bart Collins – Andrew Little
The Twins – Sarah McNeilly and Elizabeth Moody
Dr. Terwilliker – Ryan Kerr
Mrs. Collins – Melinda Wall
Mr. Zabladowsky – Chris Wilton
Guard – Brad Brackenridge
Prisoners – Mitchell Elliott, Stephanie Sloan, Riddick Hart, and Hannah Anderson
Special Guest Appearances – Kate Story and Em Glasspool
Lighting & Sound Op : Spencer Allen
Costumes : Kate Story
Set Painting : Kate Story, Ryan Kerr, Spencer Allen, and Sarah McNeilly

The Gas Heart

by Tristan Tzara
Director : Ryan Kerr
Narrator – Simon Turner
Neck – Sarah McNeilly
Nose – Dan Smith
Eye – Derek Bell
Mouth – Naomi DuVall
Ear – Frances Loiselle
Eyebrow – Skylar Ough
Lighting : Quinn McGlade-Ferentzy
Sound : Spencer Allen
Costumes : Kate Story
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

2015

Terror & Erebus

Conceived by Brad Brackenridge,
based on a poem by Gwendolyn MacEwen
Director : Kate Story
Performed by
Brad Brackenridge
Lighting Design : Ryan Kerr
May 22nd, 2015
Photos by Andy Carroll

Ruse of the Romantic

by Lindy Powell
Director : Kate Story
Celia – Elizabeth Moody
Canon – Matt Gilbert
Sty – Meg O’Sullivan
Bit – Ryan Kerr
Lighting/Sound/Projection : Eryn Lidster
May 28 – 30th, 2015

Photos by Andy Carroll


The X Files

Four episodes from Season 1 of The X Files were adapted and performed at The Theatre on King each Tuesday from June 16 – July 7th, 2015.
EPISODE 1 – Pilot – June 16, 2015
Director / Adaptation : Kate Story
Fox Mulder – Ryan Kerr
Dana Scully – Sarah McNeilly
Karen Swenson / Airplane / Paramedic – Elizabeth Moody
Billy Miles – Kelsey Gordon Powell
John Truitt – Em Glasspool
Detective Miles – Rob Steinman
Walter Skinner – Phil Oakley
Cancer Man – Brad Brackenridge
Dr. Jay Nemman – Wyatt Lamoureux
Theresa Nemman – Sam Sayer
Dr. Glass – Amy Cummings
Nurse – Di Latchford
Peggy O’Dell – Meg O’Sullivan
Truck Driver / Fireman – Andrew Little
Stage Manager : Skylar Ough
Lighting : Spencer Allen
Sound & Projections : Michael Morritt
Props & Special Effects : Shelly Moody
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English.

EPISODE 2 – Squeeze – June 23, 2015

Director / Adaptation : Kate Story
Fox Mulder – Ryan Kerr
Dana Scully – Sarah McNeilly
Eugene Victor Tooms – Andrew Little
Georgia Usher – Meg O’Sullivan
Tom Colton – Em Glasspool
Walter Skinner / Mr. Tancreadie – Phil Oakley
Agent – Wyatt Lamoureux
Examiner – Sam Sayer
Frank Briggs – Brad Brackenridge
Stage Manager : Skylar Ough
Lighting : Spencer Allen
Sound & Projections : Michael Morritt
Props & Special Effects : Shelly Moody
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English.

EPISODE 3: Tooms – June 30, 2015

Director / Adaptation : Kate Story
Fox Mulder – Ryan Kerr
Dana Scully – Sarah McNeilly
Eugene Victor Tooms – Andrew Little
Dr. Erin Monte – Di Latchford
Walter Skinner – Phil Oakley
Cancer Man / Frank Briggs – Brad Brackenridge
Judge / Radar Guy – Em Glasspool
Defense Council / Running Girl – Elizabeth Moody
Prosecution Council / Dr. Ruth – Meg O’Sullivan
Mrs. Green – Sam Sayer
Mr. Green – Rob Steinman
Agent – Wyatt Lamoureux
Doctor – Amy Cummings
Stage Manager : Skylar Ough
Lighting : Spencer Allen
Sound & Projections : Michael Morritt
Props & Special Effects : Shelly Moody
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English.

EPISODE 4:  The Erlenmeyer Flask – July 7, 2015

Director / Adaptation : Kate Story
Fox Mulder – Ryan Kerr
Dana Scully – Sarah McNeilly
Deep Throat – Wyatt Lamoureux
Dr. Secare – Cal Coons
Officer 1 / Captain Lacerio / Paramedic 1 – Em Glasspool
Officer 2 / Paramedic 2 – Elizabeth Moody
Danny / Scuba Diver / Tech Person / Crew Cut Man Minion – Sam Sayer
Dr. Barube – Di Latchford
Crew Cut Man – Andrew Little
Dr. Carpenter – Amy Cummings
Passerby / Tech Person / Guard / Crew Cut Man Minion – Meg O’Sullivan
Cancer Man – Brad Brackenridge
Newswoman – Kate Story
Stage Manager : Skylar Ough
Lighting : Spencer Allen
Sound & Projections : Michael Morritt
Props & Special Effects : Shelly Moody
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English.

The Bald Soprano

by Eugene Ionesco
October 13 – 15th, 2016
Director : Ryan Kerr
Mrs. Smith – Kate Story
Mr. Smith – Dan Smith
Maid – Elizabeth Moody
Mr. Martin – Luke Foster
Mrs. Martin – Lindsay Unterlander
Fire Chief – Andrew Root
Costumes : Shelley Moody
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

Nut. Cracker.

December 28 – 30, 2015
Nut. Cracker. is The Theatre on King’s antidote to the festive season. A riotous and raunchy retake on the classical ballet.
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Lighting & Sound Elf : Eryn Lidster
OVERTURE : Brad Brackenridge as bossed about by Kate Story
MARCH : Brad Brackenridge, Ryan Kerr, and Kate Story; Puppets by Brad Brackenridge
CLARA AND THE PRINCE : Sarah McNeilly
CHOCOLATE / SPANISH DANCE : Andy McNeilly, with Sarah McNeilly
COFFEE / ARABIAN DANCE : Naomi DuVall and Arsalan Ahmad
TEA / CHINESE DANCE : Max Price
RUSSIAN DANCE : Emilio Glasspolonichov, with Kris Fisher and Cathy Ogrodnik
DANCE OF THE REED FLUTES : Andrew Root
WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS : David Bateman
PAS DE DEUX : Kelsey Gordon Powell and Lindy Powell
SUGAR PLUM FAIRY : Marie-Josée Chartier, with Peter Earle, Noah Earle, and Christopher Lemieux
FINAL WALTZ : Brad Brackenridge and Full Compan
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English
Myrmidon was first presented at The Theatre on King in 2015. Click here for the 2016 production that was part of A Certain Place: The Bernie Martin Festival.

damned be this transmigration

by Kate Story, based on the works of Don Marquis
Performed by
Brad Brackenridge
Kate Story
Ryan Kerr
Musicians : Rob Fortin, Susan Newman, Em Glasspool
Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Outside Eye : Em Glasspool
Poster Design : Kerry Day
Thanks to Bill Kimball and Public Energy
January 29th – February 1st, 2015
Photos by Andy Carroll

Myrmidon


by Bernie Martin
Director : Ryan Kerr
Performed by
Kate Story
Curtis Driedger
Lighting : Spencer Allen
Set/Costume Design : Martha Cockshutt
Boat provided by Colin MacAdam
Special Thanks to Bill Kimball and Public Energy, Ontario Arts Council
March 26 – 29th, 2015

Komachi on the Shrine: A Modern Noh Play

Composer/Director : Kathleen Adamson
Puppetry : Brad Brackenridge
Music : Bennett Bedoukian, Janel Jarvis, Cindy Ellen Morgan, and Kathleen Adamson
Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Special Thanks to Theatre Trent
July 10 – 12th, 2015
Photos by Andy Carroll

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco

The Fin de Fiesta Flamenco dance and music ensemble studies flamenco in Seville, Spain for half the year, then brings a new production on tour. They have performed for three years at The Theatre on King.
Photos by Andy Carroll
June 25 – 26th, 2015

Electric Chair Blowjob

by Phil Kummel
Director : Ryan Kerr
SH#1 – Kathleen Adamson
SH#2 – Kelsey Gordon Powell
Stage Manager : Eryn Lidster
Lighting : Spencer Allen
Sound Op : Quinn McGlade-Ferentzy
October 15 – 17, 2015
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

2016

Dazzle Ships

by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD)
Choreography : Ryan Kerr
Dancers –
Ryan Kerr
Kate Story
Sarah McNeilly
Elizabeth Moody
Andrew Little
Lighting : Spencer Allen
January 14 – 16th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

DOUBLE FEATURE: Monstrandum corpus hominis

When I Sorrow Most
by Simon Turner-Semchuk
James – Dan Smith
Alice – Hilary Wear
Jim – Jeff Curtis
Man – Kelsey Gordon Powell
Sinking’s Better Than Standing Still
by Quinn McGlade-Ferentzy
Youngest – Skylar Ough
Middle – Lyne Dwyer
Oldest – Shannon LeBlanc
Porter – Wyatt Lamoureux
Director : Simon Turner-Semchuk
Stage Manager / Props & Costumes : Eryn Lidster
Lighting & Sound : Quinn McGlade-Ferentzy
February 11 – 13th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll

DROOL Art Show

DROOL is a youth art collective launched in 2016. DROOL on Facebook.
Artists: Sebastian Urquhart-Beligan, Ruba Osman, Avery Morris, Jemma Woolidge, Emily Duffey, Anwyn Climenhage, Alana Batten, and Skylar Ough.
May 5 – 7th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll

Double Bill: “Gladys & Peggy” and “disclosure”

Gladys & Peggy
by Em Glasspool
Director : Ryan Kerr
Gladys – Amy Cummings
Peggy – Meg O’Sullivan
Lighting/Sound : Spencer Allen
Special Thanks to Market Hall and Kate Story
disclosure: a dozen ways to die
by David Bateman
Director : Ryan Kerr
David – Andrew Little
Gabriel – Derek Bell
Lighting/Sound : Spencer Allen
Special thanks to Nurse Scrap Metal, Kate Story, and Elizabeth Moody
May 6 – 10th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll

Insurrection

by Pat Walsh
Director : Ryan Kerr
d – Meg O’Sullivan
BM – Andrew Little
LC – Simon Turner
S1 – Amy Cummings
S2 – Tyler Doré
1/2 – Elizabeth Moody
1/4 – Robyn Smith
Lighting / Sound : Ryan Kerr
September 8 – 10th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

Nut. Cracker. 2016

Nut. Cracker. is The Theatre on King’s antidote to the festive season. A riotous and raunchy retake on the classical ballet. First produced in 2015.
Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky as performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1995)
Tech Elf : Eryn Lidster
OVERTURE : Brad Brackenridge as bossed about by Kate Story
MARCH : Brad Brackenridge, Ryan Kerr, and Kate Story; Choreography by Kate Story; Puppets by Brad Brackenridge
CHOCOLATE / SPANISH DANCE Lindsay Unterlander and Ange Sorensen
COFFEE / ARABIAN DANCE : Dave Cave
TEA / CHINESE DANCE : Naomi Duvall and Lindsay Unterlander
RUSSIAN DANCE : Quinn Ferentzy
DANCE OF THE REED FLUTES : Max Price
WALTZ OF THE FLOWERS : The Kitten Academy
PAS DE DEUX : Dan Smith
SUGAR PLUM FAIRY : Sylvie Dasne
FINAL WALTZ : Brad Brackenridge and Company
Thanks to Public Energy
Photos by Andy Carroll

Voices

by Hortense Flexner
Director : Ryan Kerr
Yvonne – Lydia Etherington
The Other – Samuelle Weatherdon
Costumes : Kate Story
September 15 – 17, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett
Director : Ryan Kerr
Vladimir – Dan Smith
Estragon – Kate Story
Pozzo – Ryan Kerr
Lucky – Brad Brackenridge
Boy – Sam Weatherdon
Stage Manager : Eryn Lidster
Set Design : Annie Jaeger
Costume Design : Kate Story
May 19 – 21st, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

The Makers of Madness

by Hermann Hagedorn
October 6 – 8th, 2016
Director : Ryan Kerr
THE MONARCHY
Minister of War – Carol Lawless
Chief of Staff – Samantha Mansfield
General – Andreanne Duplessis
Secretary – Amelia Hansen
Prime Minister – Leah Bell
Queen – Elizabeth Moody
THE DEMOCRACY
Grosvenor – Robyn Smith
General – Sarah Rudnicki
Captain – Emily Templeman
Page – Amelia Hansen
Senator Taney – Naomi DuVall
Conroy – Natalie Paproski-Rubianes
Pollen – Di Latchford
Representative Maynard – Meg O’Sullivan
Senator Harradan – Lorna Green
Costumes / Set Design : Kate Story
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

The Arvo Pärt Project

presented by Peterborough DanceWorks
Choreography : Kate Story
Performers :
Derek Bell, Sylvie Dasne, Ryan Kerr, Victoria Mohr-Blakeney, Kate Story, Sam Weatherdon
Lighting/Sound Op : Eryn Lidster
Songs Used : My Heart’s in the Highland, Fratres for Cello and Piano, Fur Alina, Annum per annum: Einleitung, K, G, C, S, A, Coda, Spiegel im Spiegel, Pro et contra, Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
Photos by Andy Carroll

Three One Act Plays

February 18 – 20th, 2016
vertones
by Alice Gerstenberg
Harriet – Sam Sayer
Hetty – Naomi DuVall
Margaret – Carol Lawless
Maggie – Hilary Wear
The Illuminati in Dramatis Libre
by Alice Gerstenberg
He – Jon Hedderwick
She – Naomi DuVall
He Said and She Said
by Alice Gerstenberg
Enid Haldeman – Sam Sayer
Felix Haldeman – Jon Hedderwick
Mrs. Cyrus Packard – Hilary Wear
Diana Chesbrough – Carol Lawless
Director / Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Stage Manager : Eryn Lidster
Design : Kate Story
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

The Blind Eye

Director : Em Glasspool
Contributing Writer : Kate Story
Angel Palmer / Mary Rose Palmer – Chattrisse Dolabaille
Lucinda Palmer / Mrs. Bubba – Sedina Fiati
Steve / George Palmer / Frank / Rex Palmer – Leighton Alexander Williams
Stage Manager : Sarah McNeilly
Set & Costumes / Assistant Stage Manager : Kate Story
Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Soundscape : Em Glasspool
Fight Director : Kenn Gibb

Mel Malarkey Gets
the Bum’s Rush

Director : Em Glasspool
Mel Malarkey – Cathy Petch
Dickie – Em Glasspool
Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Music : Em Glasspool
March 24 – 26th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll

Krapp’s Last Tape

by Samuel Beckett
Director : Kate Story
Krapp – Ryan Kerr
Lighting / Sound : Spencer Allen
Audio Recording : Brian Mitolo
Set / Costume Design : Kate Story
May 12 – 14th, 2016
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

Endgame

by Samuel Beckett
Director : Ryan Kerr
Hamm – Rob Fortin
Clov – Kelsey Gordon-Powell
Nagg – Wyatt Lamoureux
Nell – Di Latchford
Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Design : Kate Story
Dog Prop : Brad Brackenridge
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English
April 21 – 23rd, 2016

2017

Maid to Marry & The Leader

by Eugene Ionesco
Director : Ryan Kerr
Featuring:
Matt Gilbert
Meg O’Sullivan
Dan Smith
Robyn Smith
Lindsay Unterlander
Ryan Kerr
Lighting Op & Stage Manager : Eryn Lidster
Set & Costumes : Kate Story
April 14 – 15th, 2017
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

Frenzy for Two, Or More

By Eugene Ionesco
Director : Ryan Kerr
He – Dan Smith
She – Kate Story
Soldier – Lindsay Unterlander
Neighbor – Andrew Root
Neighbor’s Wife – Shannon McKenzie
Set Design : Annie Jaeger
Set Construction : Paul Oldham
Stage Manager/Lighting & Sound Op : Shannon McKenzie
Performed by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
June 1 – 3rd, 2017
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

No Exit

by Jean-Paul Sartre
Director : Ryan Kerr
Co-director : Simon Turner
Garcin – Derek Bell
Inez – Nikki Weatherdon
Estelle – Quinn Ferentzy
Porter – Jean-François Tremblay
Stage Manager and Tech : Shannon McKenzie
Lighting Design : Ryan Kerr
Costumes and Set : Kate Story
Minotaur Sculpture : Brad Brackenridge
February 23 – 25th, 2017
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English

Boy Wonders

Boy Wonders was the premiere production of Planet 12 Productions! June 8 – 10th, 2017
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Writer / Director : Andrew Root
Victor Marshall – Mike Judson
Lillian Steel – Marsala Lukianchuk
Brad Bramble – Kenn Gibb
The Narrator / Whiskey Snuffles / Ink – Dan Smith
Pablo Rascalo – Adam Martignetti
Old Lady / Pen – Melanie Dubois
Sound Effects : Melissa Post
Original Music : Adam Martignetti

Video by Dan English


The Origin of a Designated Driver

Written and Performed by Josh Butcher
Direction : Josh Butcher and Lucas DeLuca
March 16 – 18th, 2017
Photos by Andy Carroll, Video by Dan English


Cocaine

by Pendleton King
Director : Eryn Lidster
Nora – Lindsay Unterlander
Joe – Samantha Mansfield
Set / Lighting : Eryn Lidster

Written and Directed by Derek Weatherdon
Kirby the Bellhop – Abbie Dale
Dash Dawson – Isaac Maker
William Kane – Brad Brackenridge
Jimmy Wentworth – Emma Meinhardt
Betty Benson – Aimee Gordon
Dana McArthur – Samuelle May
Roberta Gaines – Emily Keller
Stage Manager : Nicole Roy
Lead Designer : Amy Keller
Costume Designer : Heather Ross
Props : Dave Butcher
Special Make up : Hayley Griffin
Lighting : Ryan Kerr
Sound Design : Derek Weatherdon
Video by Dan English

Beckett One Acts

Catastrophe
by Samuel Beckett
D – Matt Gilbert
A – Amy Cummings
P – Simon Turner-Semchuk
Luke – Ryan Kerr
What Where
by Samuel Beckett
Bam – Matt Gilbert
Bom – Tobias Bernstein
Bim – Rowan Lamoureux
Bem – Simon Turner-Semchuk
Voice of Bam – Matt Gilbert
Come and Go
by Samuel Beckett
Vi – Meg O’Sullivan
Ru – Sarah McNeilly
Flo – Amy Cummings
Director / Lighting Design : Ryan Kerr
Stage Manager / Lighting & Sound Operator : Eryn Lidster
Set & Costume Design : Kate Story

Apple Pie. Ice Cream.
by Wyatt Lamoureux

Director : Ryan Kerr
Waitress – Meg O’Sullivan
Donald – Andrew Little
Mike – Matt Gilbert
Stage Manager : Eryn Lidster
Design : Kate Story
Hair : Kara-Lee Lidster