The 2010 Premiere

Telling the Story was a musical and theatrical collective created and performed by 9th Hour Theatre Company on June 18, 2010 as its inaugural production.

This premiere was a fantastic start to fully realizing the vision of 9th Hour Theatre Company, having raised close to $15,000. The show was a collective piece showcasing almost 40 distinct musical numbers and dramatic scenes from various artistic sources, woven together to uniquely tell the overarching and epic story of God and humanity (from creation to the reconciliation of man to God). Overall, there were close to 60 performers featured in the show from all across the national capital region, varying with talents of dance, music, singing, acting, or a combination. There were also many other volunteers who contributed their time and skills in helping behind the scenes in areas such as technical support, lighting, sound, music, photography, choreography, publicity, and marketing.

ARTISTIC TEAM

JONATHAN HARRIS (Artistic Director) | EVELYN JOST (Scene Director) | MARGARET SMITH (Musical Director, Rehearsal Pianist) | CORIE LANCTIN-ILES (Assistant Musical Director, Rehearsal Pianist) | JESSICA BEAUCHAMPS, JONATHAN HARRIS, ARIANE ROY, CARE STEVENS, CAROLE WONG (Choreography)

PRODUCTION TEAM

ALAN BORSCHEWSKI (Sound) | CLAUDE HACHÉ (Photography) | DON MOBERG (Lighting) | DANIEL ALLARD, SHAYNE ILES (Technical Assistance) | PETER LEYENAAR (Front of House Manager) | TRUUSJE BERKELAAR, KATE GOVER, JAMIE ILES, ANDREW MCDOUGALL, SANDRA MORSE, DAVE SMITH (Front of House)

ACTORS

DALE COBURN, TREVOR CROWE, GEORGE DUTCH, JONATHAN HARRIS, JEN HARWOOD, JUSTIN HILLS, HÉLÉNE-MARIE HOLLORAN, EVELYN JOST, MICHAEL KAVCIC, SONJA MILSOM, BRUCE NARBAITZ, TAMMY SCRIVENER, PETER SMITH, KEN TUCKER, PETER WILLIAMS

Bruce Narbaitz & Evelyn Jost (JUNE, 2010)

ENSEMBLE

EMILY ASMAR, DALE COBURN, MONIQUE CYR-HACHÉ, EMILY DUFFIN, LINDSEY ERLING, JONATHAN HARRIS, JUSTIN HILLS, MICHAEL KAVCIC, CORIE LANCTIN-ILES, SKYE MACDIARMID, REBEKAH SHIREY, REBA SIGLER, CARE STEVENS, KEN TUCKER, MARY-ELLEN VICE

The Ensemble of Telling the Story (JUNE, 2010)

MUSICIANS

DAVE BEDLEY (Bass) | HEIDI JOST (Flute) | JARED JOST (Percussion) | CHERYL MOLLOY (Piano) | MARGARET SMITH (Synthesizer)

DANCERS

RACHEL COWAL, AMY GOOD, HÉLÉNE-MARIE HALLORAN, MYRIAM ILES, ANA MACHADO, HANNERI STASSEN, CARE STEVENS, MISHELLE STOTT

Lindsey Erling, Ana Machado & Amy Good (JUNE, 2010)

CHORUS

DAPHNE DYKHUIZEN, THONY JEAN-BAPTISTE, ALICE KELLY, SANDRA LOEWEN, SCOTT MCCLARE, KIM MILAM, SONJA MILSOM, PAM MOBERG, TRISH MURRAY, STUART MURRAY, ANDREW NICHOLSON, DONNA NICHOLSON, RUTH ANN PANAINTE, JINSUK SOLOMON, EUNICE STEPHENS, NOEL TSE

The Chorus of Telling the Story (JUNE, 2010)

Recent Posts

Creation Business – Media

TICKETS & SHOW TIMES

Director JONATHAN HARRIS and Ensemble Cast member and Dramaturge GEORGE DUTCH discuss the play with RABBI BULKA on “Sunday Night Live With Rabbi Bulka”, July 12, 2015 on 580 CFRA radio. LISTEN TO FULL DISCUSSION

Message from the Director JONATHAN HARRIS on the Great Canadian Theatre Company’s website about the wonders and challenges of staging such an obscure Arthur Miller play telling a seemingly familiar and well known story which gets turned on its head and having global and timeless relevance. READ THE BLOG

Review of the play on opening night by Rajka Stefanovska from the Capital Critics Circle. READ THE REVIEW

Ottawa Magazine’s article by Amy Allen and Matt Harrison about the play, featured in the Weekender of “6 things to do on the weekend”. READ THE ARTICLE

Ottawa Life Magazine’s article by Kate Tenenhouse about the play “9th Hour Brings Comedy and Conflict to the Stage” READ THE ARTICLE

Review of the play by Jennifer Cavanagh from Apartment 613. READ THE REVIEW

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