You still have a few more chances to catch Alumnae Theatre’s production of James Reaney’s The Killdeer – its main stage run closes Sat, April 27.
After the matinee last Sunday, the audience was invited to stay, and make comments or ask questions of The Killdeerdirector, designers and cast – and about half the audience stuck around to do so.
Producer Lynne Patterson had everyone introduce themselves – in addition to the actors, onstage were director Barbara Larose; assistant director Ellen Green; sound designer Rick Jones; and sitting in the audience, set designer Marysia Bucholc and props designers Tess Hendaoui and Deborah Roed. Here is what I transcribed of the Q and A. Unless otherwise specified, the responses are from director Barbara Larose.
Q: The play is written in blank verse?
A: Yes, and it was also one of the first plays to be performed in Toronto with the local accent and colloquialisms.
Q: Would like to compliment the cast on their physical language – the way Eli and Harry in…
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